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FL Expects 200K New ACA Enrollees

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Leon County Judge John Cooper on June 30, 2022, in a screen grab from The Florida Channel.

  More than 200,000 Floridians are projected to sign up for health insurance during the upcoming Affordable Care Act enrollment period beginning November 15th, the Miami Herald reports.

The projection, compiled by the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation, would raise Florida's total enrollment to about 1,07 million, the Herald reports.

Insurers are hoping this batch of enrollees will include more young and healthy customers as they help to offset costs incurred by offering coverage to older, sicker people, according to the Herald.

Originally founded in December 2006 as an independent grassroots publication dedicated to coverage of health issues in Florida, Health News Florida was acquired by WUSF Public Media in September 2012.