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On ACA Anniversary, DeSantis Remains Opposed to Expanding Access to Affordable Health Insurance in Florida

Today marks the 13th anniversary of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Since the ACA took effect, millions of Floridians, many of whom may have been priced out of health insurance options, or denied coverage based on preexisting conditions, have been able to purchase affordable health insurance through the ACA’s marketplace.

Despite the positive impact the ACA has had on Florida, Ron DeSantis repeatedly voted to repeal the law in Congress and has made staunch opposition to expanding access to affordable health insurance for Floridians a pillar of his time in Tallahassee.

DeSantis has used his role as governor to keep Florida from expanding affordable health insurance for Floridians:

DeSantis repeatedly voted to repeal the ACA, even though more Floridians get their health insurance through the marketplace than any other state in the country:

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