Rick Scott and Donald Trump’s Obamcare Vendetta Costing Florida
Donald Trump and Rick Scott’s singular goal of destroying Obamacare is costing Floridians and hitting our state harder than the rest
Following President Donald Trump’s executive order to end cost-sharing reduction payments by the federal government, Floridians are already getting hit by rising insurance premiums
Florida will be particularly hard hit—over 1.2 million Floridians
received cost-sharing reductions out of 5.6 million Americans in 2016.
Rick Scott has been a longtime advocate for the dismantling of Obamacare, refused to expand Medicaid for purely political reasons, and has advertised himself as a chief architect of Trumpcare
“Floridians are being hit by higher premiums for one reason: Donald Trump and Rick Scott want to dismantle Obamacare more than they want to fix health care. While Rick Scott and Donald Trump are playing politics and deliberately sabotaging the American health care system, working families are paying for it. Florida needs a leader that will stand up to Donald Trump’s reckless policy making—not encourage it. If Rick Scott really wanted to stand up for Florida families, he would fight Donald Trump’s executive order and and urge Congress to pass a bipartisan solution on health care.” said Florida Democratic Party spokesperson Johanna Cervone.