Piling On Work to Escape Gap in Health Law – NYTimes.com

All told, four million adults in nearly two dozen states fall into the gap, and Texas has the most, nearly one million. Though it is impossible to know how many of these people are trying to bolster their incomes, enrollment counselors around the country say they routinely help people think through whether they can scrape together extra income to qualify for financial help.

“If they are self-employed and clean houses, we calculate how much do you get per house?” said Elizabeth Colvin, who runs an enrollment program through Foundation Communities, a nonprofit group here. “Could you do one extra house a month?”

“Sometimes they’re like, ‘I’m doing all I can; I can’t do any more,’ ” she said. “But then sometimes they’re like, ‘Yes, I’m actually looking for a part-time job right now.’ ”

via Piling On Work to Escape Gap in Health Law – NYTimes.com.

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