• Medicaid Expansion

    Over 400,000 low-income Floridians have no pathway to affordable health coverage because our state has not expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act.

     

    The people who serve our communities every day--waitresses, home health aides, day care workers, car mechanics, construction workers--go without the health care they need while our tax dollars to cover them sit in Washington D.C.

  • Medicaid Expansion Stories

     

     

    Mika

    Mika was injured in a car accident and had to stop working. Without income, Mika did not qualify for a Marketplace “Obamacare” subsidy, making health insurance unaffordable.

    Nelson

    The severity of Nelson’s life-long mental illness prevents him from maintaining any kind of job and he is suffering as he goes without effective treatment.

    Allison

    Rebecca lost her health insurance when she was laid off from her technical support job in May 2019. Her income from working part-time for her family's dry cleaning business is too little to qualify for a subsidy in the health care marketplace.

    Rebecca

    Rebecca lost her health insurance when she was laid off from her technical support job in May 2019. Her income from working part-time for her family's dry cleaning business is too little to qualify for a subsidy in the health care marketplace.

  • Video: Florida's Health Care Coverage Gap

  • We want to hear from you. Please contact us if you or a family member need health care and are:

    • A low-income worker
    • A parent of a minor child
    • Someone struggling with injury or illness, including mental illness

    Sharing your story --in your words and your voice-- is part of the solution. Together we'll make the case that it's time for everyone to have affordable health care.