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
The Supreme Court handed the Obama administration a key victory this morning, upholding the tax credits that allow many low-income Americans to purchase health care insurance in states where the federal government is running...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
This morning, the Supreme Court ruled that Affordable Care Act (ACA) premium tax credits will remain available to individuals residing in states that did not establish their own health insurance marketplaces.
In King v....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
Under the Dome: Inside the Maine State House provides a high-level overview of recent activity at the Maine State House.
Legislature Plans Long Day -
Early this past Wednesday morning, the Maine House and Senate...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
The U.S. Supreme Court’s 6-3 decision in King v. Burwell does more than resolve a question of statutory construction about whether Congress intended for federal tax subsidies to be available to reduce consumer spending on...more
In a 6-3 decision on Thursday, June 25th, the United States Supreme Court upheld the legality of the government healthcare insurance subsidies provided under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (“ACA”) in the case...more
This is the 51st in a series of WorkCite articles concerning the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and its companion statute, the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 (referred to collectively as the...more
On June 25, 2015, the United States Supreme Court issued the much anticipated decision in King v. Burwell and concluded that the tax credits allowed to eligible taxpayers for premiums paid under a Marketplace health insurance...more
On June 25, 2015, the Supreme Court of the United States decided King v. Burwell, No. 14-114, holding that tax credits authorized under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act are available to individuals who purchase...more
In a 6-3 decision today, the Supreme Court ruled that individuals who enroll in health insurance through the federally facilitated marketplace (FFM) may continue to receive federal tax subsidies to help pay for their...more
As we previously reported, one of the greatest challenges to the Affordable Care Act (“ACA” or “Act”) came in King v. Burwell, otherwise known as the Obamacare subsidy lawsuit, where the plaintiffs challenged the ACA...more
On June 25, the U.S. Supreme Court, in a 6-3 decision, finally resolved a central issue under the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”) as to whether Congress’ failure to provide expressly for Federal subsidies to States that did not...more
Action Item: Yesterday's Supreme Court ruling to uphold the premium tax subsidy regime of the Affordable Care Act is of critical importance to individuals and employers alike regarding the availability of federal tax...more
On June 25, 2015, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled that tax credits are available to individuals in states that have a federal Exchange under Section 1321 of the Affordable Care Act (the Act or the ACA). In a...more
The U.S. Supreme Court has upheld an IRS regulation authorizing tax subsidies for state health care exchanges established and run by the federal government. In King v. Burwell, the Court held that the language of the...more
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