Social Security: 3,784,225 Floridians receive S.S., of which 488,461 are disabled and 242,421 are children.
Medicare: 3,247,677 Floridians receive this health care coverage
Medicaid: 3,420,858 Floridians receive this health care coverage, including 1,735,771 children and 445,500 seniors
Total Florida population: 19,057,542
Total number of Floridians receiving government aid: 10,452,760
That’s 54.8% of Florida. Do you now believe the fiscal budget debate is important?
Social Security Works, Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid Work state-by-state reports. Social Security beneficiary statistics are for 2010. Medicare and Medicaid are for 2009.