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Health News Florida
Healthy State tells the stories you need to know to stay well, with a special focus on Florida.We'll bring you the latest fitness trends, new research on preventing and treating disease, and information about how health policy impacts your pocketbook.We report on health using all the tools at our disposal -- video, audio, photos and text -- to bring these stories to life.Healthy State is a project of WUSF Public Media in Tampa and is heard on public radio stations throughout Florida. It also is available online at wusfnews.org.

Experts: Florida Wins When Trump Scraps Obamacare Subsidies

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.

In Florida, however, the president’s executive order would lead to a financial windfall for Obamacare insurers and better coverage options for many of the 1.4 million Floridians with an ACA plan, health policy experts say.

What’s more, the number of Floridians without health insurance is likely to remain unchanged and might even drop slightly as a result of the subsidies being canceled, according to estimates from the  Congressional Budget Office and the nonprofit  Urban Institute.

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