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
Under a common strategy for controlling group health care plan costs, employers sometimes adopt arrangements under which an employee is offered cash as an incentive to waive coverage. These arrangements are colloquially...more
Part I: Is PPACA on the Road to Recovery?
The recent decision in King v. Burwell by the Supreme Court of the United States sent a strong message to critics of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010...more
Two recent Supreme Court decisions have implications for employee benefit plan sponsors: King v. Burwell, decided June 25, 2015, and Obergefell v. Hodges, decided June 26, 2015....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
The Supreme Court once again came to the rescue of Obamacare—or as Justice Scalia now calls it, in light of the Court's second intervention, "SCOTUScare". This Update will bring you analysis of this morning's decision in King...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
One of the most highly anticipated decisions of the term—at least among the Sheppard Mullin Healthcare team—was issued Thursday by the Supreme Court: King v. Burwell. Six of the justices, including Chief Justice Roberts,...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
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