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There is an affordability perception gap among gig workers, a new study finds, with many workers thinking they cannot afford health insurance even though low-cost plans are available through the Affordable Care Act marketplaces.

The survey by Stride Health, an online benefits platform, finds that 24% of gig workers say they currently lack health insurance, of those workers, 58% say that they did not have health insurance because it is unaffordable.

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