How Does King v. Burwell Decision Affect the Affordable Care Act?
CMS offers a special enrollment period for HealthCare.gov enrollees whose incomes were miscalculated due to system error; California Marketplace announces two new insurers; and Connecticut’s budget reduces eligibility levels...more
Lessons From the Frontlines: Strategies for Supporting Informed Consumer Decision-Making in the Health Insurance Marketplace -
Editor's Note: As marketplaces prepare for the third open enrollment period, consumers are...more
In quick succession, governors in Alaska and Utah announce Medicaid expansions this week; Iowa is transitioning its expansion away from the Marketplace to Medicaid managed care, for now; and, HHS extends its exception to...more
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As explained in more detail in separate alerts we issued over the past several days, the Supreme Court decided two major cases involving the Affordable Care Act and same-sex marriage. First, as described...more
Topping the news, last week's King v. Burwell ruling preserved subsidies for the 6.7 million people receiving them through the federal marketplace.
In other news, President Obama pledged renewed efforts to work with...more
The U.S. Supreme Court in King v. Burwell, upheld the availability of subsidies to individuals who purchase health insurance on either a state or federal Exchange. While the Court’s 6-3 decision is being hailed politically as...more
On June 25, 2015, the Supreme Court of the United States upheld one of the main pillars of the Affordable Care Act (ACA): the tax credits that allow millions of Americans to afford health care insurance on the public...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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
"Death spirals" were avoided today when the U.S. Supreme Court released its long awaited opinion in King v. Burwell, holding that tax credits are available to subsidize coverage for qualified individuals in all states,...more
The U.S. Supreme Court has once again ruled in favor of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). At issue in King. v. Burwell was whether the landmark legislation allows federal subsidies to be given to low-income consumers residing...more
Today, in King v. Burwell, the United States Supreme Court held that subsidies for coverage under all marketplace health exchanges pursuant to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (the “ACA”) remain available. ...more
At the core of King v. Burwell is the concern of whether patients will have access to affordable medical care across the country, regardless of how a state chose to implement health care exchanges. In this video, Foley...more
On Thursday June 25, the United States Supreme Court revealed its decision in King v. Burwell.
In the 6-3 opinion, the Supreme Court held subsidies available to Exchange enrollees under the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”)...more
Today's surprising decision from the Supreme Court accepted the government's argument: that a technical glitch cannot be allowed to undermine the fundamental purposes of the law, so the statute must be interpreted to provide...more
This week...no clear consensus has emerged among congressional Republicans on how to manage potential King v. Burwell fallout; California will expand Medicaid to undocumented children; and New York is poised to become the...more
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