Report: Florence ranks high for healthcare affordability

Report: Florence ranks high for healthcare affordability
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FLORENCE, Ala. (WAFF) - A recent study ranks the city of Florence in the top 10 for most affordable healthcare in the country.

That study from Rent.com looked at a Cost of Living Report from the Council for Community and Economic Research.

That report says on average, residents spend about 17% less on healthcare than Americans outside of Florence.

Florence has eight income-based health clinics.

Florence was ranked #10 on the list, while Birmingham ranked #6.

Rent.com also reports that Florence ranks in the top 30 for cities in the U.S. that are most affordable for fashion.

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