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Report: Nearly 5.8 million Floridians were uninsured in the past 2 years listen

03/19/09 Mitch E. Perry
WMNF Drive-Time News Thursday
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A new report from a health care advocacy group says that almost two of every five Floridians under the age of 65 were uninsured for some period of time in the past couple of years.

Ron Pollock is executive director with Families USA, the organization that released the study. He said approximately 5.8 million Floridians were uninsured for at least six months within the past two years, that's 38 percent of the state’s population.

Tampa area Democratic Congresswoman Kathy Castor says ...

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