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Working full-time for health coverage? Many who want part-time jobs are stymied by costs
USA Today

Maurice Wysocki, an information technology worker, was looking to branch out on his own as a contractor last year, allowing him a more flexible schedule and sharply reduced hours some months of the year.

But then the Poughquag, New York, resident hopped on the federal health care exchange to see how much he would have to pay for insurance for himself, and his wife and two children.

“It was a huge amount,” Wysocki, 49, says, roughly 10 times his current costs as an employee of a financial services company.

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