[POLL] Health Insurance – How Does Lighting Feel?


JimOnLight reaches people of light all over the globe, and I have a question I want to ask you all:
How does the collective of the world’s lighting people feel about Health Insurance?

Feel free to leave a comment, or just participate in the poll.  I’m very interested to know your thoughts, individually and as a group of intelligent humans circumventing the globe together digitally!  Please feel free to share your horror stories, happy stories, and everything in between — share your thoughts with people of light in the hopes of helping someone understand something they might not otherwise know.

What's Your Health Insurance Situation?

  • My lighting industry employer provides me with good enough health insurance. (36%, 50 Votes)
  • I live somewhere other than the USA, and we laugh at your insurance nightmares. (17%, 23 Votes)
  • I'm a freelancer depending on one of the state exchanges for insurance. (12%, 16 Votes)
  • I'm a freelancer with no health insurance and that's how it's gonna be. (9%, 12 Votes)
  • I work in Lighting, but my spouse or significant other provides my health insurance. (9%, 12 Votes)
  • My lighting industry employer does not provide me with health insurance, and I depend on one of the national exchanges through Obamacare. (8%, 11 Votes)
  • My lighting industry employer provides me with really shitty health insurance. (6%, 8 Votes)
  • My lighting industry employer provides me with health insurance, but I go without any insurance. (2%, 3 Votes)
  • I work for a lighting company but I buy insurance from a private non-Obamacare provider. (2%, 3 Votes)
  • My lighting industry employer pays for 50% of the health insurance plan and I match that with my contribution of 50%. (1%, 1 Votes)

Total Voters: 139

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2 replies
  1. Colin Riebel
    Colin Riebel says:

    I’m on a plan purchased through Colorado’s Exchange. No tax credits, nothing. Took 70 days after enrollment and 100+ hours of calls to get my insurance active. The ACA and the exchanges made my insurance experience about a thousand times worse.

  2. Beaner
    Beaner says:

    I have free insurance through the Union. Kaiser. Great for everyday maintenance, more difficult for major or catastrophic issues. But did I mention free? So, we’ll take it.

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