3.6 million Floridians uninsured PDF  | Print |  E-mail

One in five Floridians, or more than 3.6 million people, were without health coverage last year as poverty increased in the state and median income fell nearly 4 percent to $46,206 in the 2007-08 period compared to the 2005-06 average of $48,095.

"Far too many Floridians lack adequate health coverage and even more are at risk of losing coverage because of the weakness of the economy," said John Hall, executive director of the Florida Center for Fiscal and Economic Policy, in a news release.

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The mission of the Florida Center for Fiscal and Economic Policy is to conduct independent research, develop new ideas, and advise policymakers on state fiscal and economic policy.  The Center pays particular attention to policy impacts on low- and moderate-income individuals, families and neighborhoods, workers, and small businesses.  The Center works to heighten public awareness of the need to adequately fund programs that improve opportunities, choices, quality of life outcomes, and the economic well-being of all Floridians.