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
Two big decisions in two days from the Supreme Court. Read on for details. Same-Sex Marriage is a Go! Today, the United States Supreme Court issued a monumental decision in Obergefell, et al. v. Hodges, et al.; Case No....more
On June 25, 2015, the United States Supreme Court (the "Court"), in the high-profile decision of King v. Burwell, upheld the availability of tax credits under the Affordable Care Act ("ACA") for individuals purchasing health...more
The National The Affordable Care Act (“ACA”) survived its second major legal challenge on June 25, 2015, when the United States Supreme Court ruled in King v. Burwell that federal tax subsidies designed to make individual...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
On June 25, 2015, the United States Supreme Court released its much anticipated King v. Burwell decision regarding the validity of premium assistance issued by Federally-run Marketplaces. Chief Justice Roberts, writing for...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
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
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