Friday, March 24, 2023

Florida enrollment record for Obamacare program

Millions of Florida residents have signed up for the benefits of the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. The state has become number one in the country in terms of total number of beneficiaries with a total of 32 lakh applications, which is 500 thousand more than last year.

According to a press release issued by the program, it has been specified that the number of people enrolled in this affordable health care scheme has increased by about 50% during this period.

The areas with the highest registrations were Doral and Hialeah, where more Cubans reside. Texas came in second behind Florida, which had about 2.4 million members.

Part of the reason for the unusual increase in enrollment is the number of seniors under age 65 living in the state who are not yet eligible for Medicare, the federal health insurance program for seniors.

Obamacare Benefits

Obamacare, in English the “Affordable Care Act”, was signed in March 2010 by the President of the United States, Barack Obama. Although it is not health insurance itself, many people access health insurance through it, no matter how small the business. By it is The program has benefitted lakhs of citizens every year with quality medical coverage.

Requirements to choose the program include having a legal status in the United States, presenting a card that certifies a work permit, making a tax declaration of at least $12,800 a year, not having health coverage by your employer, and not having serving a criminal sentence.

Obamacare benefits include preventive care, routine check-ups, treatment of chronic diseases, medical emergencies, psychiatric, treatment for addictions, and rehabilitative therapy, among others.

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