Choice of purchasing insurance is tough question for working mom

Wednesday, December 16, 2009 | 5:24 p.m. CST; updated 5:54 p.m. CST, Wednesday, December 16, 2009

COLUMBIA – Sandra Hawkins has a choice: work full-time without health benefits and become ineligible for Medicaid coverage for her son, or continue to work part-time and get the coverage her family needs.