Florida just went from having the third-highest rate of medically uninsured to the second-highest. Nearly 4 million Floridians — almost 20 percent of the state — lack health coverage, according to census data released last week.
Among those without insurance are more than 500,000 children. That should bother legislators who have refused to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act.
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