MIAMI (CBSMiami) – When it comes to having health insurance provided by the federal marketplace, South Florida leads the state.READ MORE: 'Adopt A Homeless' Resolution On Agenda At Next Miami Commission Meeting
Of the more than 1.6 million Floridians who have signed up for Obamacare or had their coverage automatically renewed since last November, approximately 600,000 policies were from South Florida.READ MORE: 'We Need To Take Action': Gov. DeSantis Vows Special Session To Ban Federal COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates
Almost 300,000 Floridians getting coverage came from central Florida, and another 260,000 Floridians came from the Tampa Bay area.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services says Florida represents a little more than a sixth of the 8.8 million Americans nationwide who have signed up or had their coverage renewed.MORE NEWS: Prayer Vigil Held For Slain Hollywood Police Officer Yandy Chirino
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