HOME   ABOUT   BLOG   ESSAYS   LINKS   GAMES   SERVICES   TUTORIALS 
Third Helix is now Kickbomb Entertainment! Please visit kickbomb.us for all future updates.

IGDA HEALTH CARE PROGRAM

17 Nov 2009

Starting in January 2010, the IGDA will be offering a group health plan to its members. This is a significant step forward for the organization, and while most well-established studios already provide health benefits, the IGDA health care program will almost certainly make indie and small startup scenarios far more viable. It's been a long time coming, but this is finally an offering of genuine, concrete worth for IGDA members, and I applaud the organization for taking this step.

The bigger question, of course, is why -- in what is supposedly the most-developed nation in the world -- do we even need such a plan in the first place? It's staggering.

But at least now, previously-uninsured game developers should be able to get reasonably affordable coverage, and a little bit of piece of mind, so they can concentrate on building the next generation of amazing games.

Posted In:

video-games