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Floridians Save Almost $300 on Premiums

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Nearly all of the 1.3 million Floridians who signed up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act earned tax credits averaging $297 per person, per month, according to a report released by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

As of Jan. 30, 93 percent of those enrolling earned the credits toward their monthly premiums. On average, monthly premiums for consumers dropped by 77 percent, from $384 to $88 per month, according to the report.