August 25, 2013 8:06 AM

For people in the gap, health insurance exchange won’t help

Cathy Hattey isn’t pinning her hopes for affordable health insurance on the online marketplace that opens Oct. 1. Though the insurance exchange is supposed to bring down costs for people without job-sponsored coverage, it won’t help Hattey and an estimated 226,525 other uninsured Missourians. They make too little to qualify for government subsidies.

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