March 28, 2013
Economic Impacts of Extending Health Care Coverage in Florida
Updated study from the University of Florida, commissioned by the Florida Hospital Association, focuses on the economic impacts of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Concludes extending insurance coverage to one-quarter of Florida's four million uninsured create nearly 121,945 jobs. The study evaluated the broad economic impacts of projected changes in federal spending for the ACA from state fiscal year 2012-13 through 2022-23 utilizing projections made by the Florida Legislature Office of Economic and Demographic Research adopted in March 2013.