Obamacare

The political battle around Obamacare doesn’t seem to be factoring into Floridians' decisions to sign up. Florida leads the nation in Obamacare enrollment. And the state’s residents are once again signing up for the program at a record rate. That’s despite Republicans’ efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act. 

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Open Enrollment is starting this week for Affordable Care Act health insurance plans, and enrollment for Medicare opened a couple of weeks ago. Today, we talk with a health care navigator about what has changed and what hasn’t since what’s known as “Obamacare” has come in the crosshairs of our current president.

We’ll find out whether or not recent executive orders impact Florida health insurance plans and learn how to overcome some of the roadblocks you may encounter as you try to enroll.

By canceling Affordable Care Act subsidies for low-income Americans this week, President Donald Trump might be undermining Obamacare in some states, the Miami Herald reported.


Health insurance rates on the Obamacare marketplace in Florida will increase by an average of 45 percent in 2018.

A Florida organization that helps people sign up for insurance through the federal marketplace will have its funding cut by nearly $1 million.

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