How Does King v. Burwell Decision Affect the Affordable Care Act?
What's Next in Employee Wellness: Impact of the Affordable Care Act and New EEOC Initiatives
Alden Bianchi, Chair of the our Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Practice, will provide a weekly installment on the complex reporting obligations outlined by the Affordable Care Act for health insurance carriers and...more
What was at stake in King v. Burwell?
DH: Perhaps more than initially meets the eye. If the U.S. Supreme Court had sided with the King v. Burwell plaintiffs, federal tax subsidies to reduce the cost of insurance premiums...more
The United States Supreme Court recently held in King v. Burwell that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) permits individuals to receive health insurance premium subsidies through federally-facilitated exchanges (in addition to...more
On June 25, 2015, in a 6-3 majority opinion, the U.S. Supreme Court confirmed the availability of premium subsidies for health coverage purchased on Affordable Care Act (ACA) health insurance exchanges, regardless of whether...more
In the aftermath of the Supreme Court’s decision supporting the payment of subsidies by the federal government to eligible persons seeking insurance through the federal health insurance exchanges ("Exchanges") under the...more
Thursday’s Supreme Court decision in the King v. Burwell case can be seen as a major victory for the Obama Administration, resolving, at least for the time being, the continued implementation of the Affordable Care Act by...more
What are the labor implications of Supreme Court’s decision in King v. Burwell? -
On June 25, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the Affordable Care Act (also known as “Obamacare”) in a 6-3 decision written by Chief...more
The U.S. Supreme Court handed down its much-anticipated King v. Burwell decision on June 25, and (again) gave the Obama administration a huge victory by safeguarding its signature legislation, the Affordable Care Act...more
In a 6-3 decision on June 25, 2015 in King v. Burwell, the U.S. Supreme Court held that tax credits are available under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Affordable Care Act or PPACA) to all eligible Americans,...more
The U.S. Supreme Court has issued its King v. Burwell (pdf) decision regarding the validity of premium assistance issued by federally run insurance marketplaces....more
In a much-anticipated decision, the Supreme Court upheld in King v. Burwell the validity of tax credits under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) that are available to individuals in States that have Federal...more
In a landmark decision, the U.S. Supreme Court interpreted the Affordable Care Act (ACA) to allow tax credits for individuals who purchase their health insurance through the federally-run insurance Exchange. Employers and...more
Yesterday the United States Supreme Court announced its decision upholding tax subsidies for individuals who obtain health coverage in a state that has a Federal Exchange. The Court's 6-3 opinion in King v. Burwell is here...more
In an earlier blog post this year, I discussed the King v. Burwell case and the possible ramifications if the United States Supreme Court did not uphold the Internal Revenue Service position that residents in states with...more
On Thursday, June 25, the Supreme Court of the United States issued its much anticipated ruling in King v. Burwell, the second major Court challenge to a core element of the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”). The Court, by a 6-3...more
In a much-anticipated decision, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled today that individuals who enroll for coverage in a health insurance exchange may qualify for a subsidy to make that coverage more affordable, regardless of whether...more
The Court’s decision protects tax credits for those who reside in the 34 states where there are federally established exchanges.
On June 25, the U.S. Supreme Court — considering the second challenge to the 2010 Patient...more
In a 6 to 3 decision today, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in the case King v. Burwell and upheld federal tax subsidies in the federally operated health exchanges created under the Affordable Care Act. King v. Burwell is the...more
On June 25, 2015, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled in King v. Burwell that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) requires premium tax credits to be made available in states that use a federal exchange. The case challenged...more
Now is the time for employers to focus on next steps.
Yesterday, the US Supreme Court, in a 6–3 decision, held that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) regulations issued in 2012 under the Affordable Care Act (ACA)...more
On Thursday, June 25, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that consumer subsidies can continue to be provided through both federal and state health insurance marketplaces under the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
In King v....more
Note: Though the Supreme Court's decision in King v. Burwell (issued yesterday) does not directly implicate an employment issue, the opinion is quite significant and likely of interest to many employers who have been...more
Today, in an anxiously awaited opinion, the U.S. Supreme Court preserved key provisions of President Obama’s Affordable Care Act (ACA), maintaining insurance subsidies despite a stiff challenge from opponents. By a 6 to 3...more
Yesterday, the Supreme Court issued its highly anticipated ruling in King v. Burwell. The case questioned whether individuals who purchased health insurance through the federal Healthcare.gov marketplace were entitled to...more
In our previous blog post, we evaluated the legal issues at stake in King v. Burwell. We will now examine some of the ramifications of a Supreme Court decision that goes against the Obama Administration, assuming such were to...more
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