Published September 24, 2014 | ASSOCIATED PRESS
By Joyce M. Rosenberg
NEW YORK (AP) — When Monty Hagler learned his employee insurance premiums could rise as much as 38 percent, the small business owner decided he couldn’t afford coverage that complies with the health care overhaul.
He considered a variety of plans from different carriers, but they were too expensive or bare-bones.
“Unless we dramatically changed our plan and went with the most basic plan, I said, ‘this is not sustainable,'” says Hagler, owner …