A Closer Look at Florida’s Refusal to Implement the Affordable Care Act | Print |
November 2011

With key components of the Affordable Care Act taking effect by January 2014, refusal by Florida's elected leadership to move forward with any aspect of ACA implementation has already left the state "a lap behind" with respect to completion of the basic tasks.

Only 26 of the original 45 months of the implementation "race" remain, and Florida has yet to start its engine.

Leaders' actions aim to thwart access by Florida's families and small businesses to billions in Florida's rightful share of federal tax dollars that would provide affordable, meaningful coverage for many who lack it, while strengthening and protecting coverage for those who already have it.

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