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FACT SHEET: Republicans’ Agenda Could Raise Health Care Costs in Florida

Congressional Republicans, including Senators Rick Scott and Marco Rubio, are once again proposing a budget that would make trillions in cuts to essential programs. While Republicans have been “intentionally vague” about where these cuts would come from, evidence from past statements, proposals, and previous budget plans provide a preview: Virtually every Republican budget or fiscal plan over the last decade has included repealing the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and deep cuts to Medicaid.

In addition to Scott and Rubio, other Florida Republicans like Ron DeSantis and Donald Trump have all pushed for repealing the Affordable Care Act, attacked Medicaid expansion, and refused to tackle Florida’s record-high health care costs and rate of uninsured individuals.

HERE ARE THE FACTS ABOUT HOW REPUBLICANS’ PROPOSAL COULD IMPACT FLORIDA:

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