King v. Burwell

The future of Obamacare: What happens if SCOTUS cuts off millions of people?

Next week the Supreme Court will hear arguments in King v. Burwell, a case that will determine whether or not subsidies given to people who buy healthcare coverage through HealthCare.gov is constitutional. The plaintiffs are arguing that only people enrolled in exchanges “established by the state” qualify for subsides, which is a big problem because […]

New GOP alternative to Obamacare warrants cynicism for some

A lot could change with healthcare coverage depending on how the King v. Burwell case turns out in the near future. Potentially, the ruling could overturn the section of the ACA that provides tax credits to people who are getting coverage from insurance purchased through the federal exchange. That’s more than 9 million people. With […]

Obamacare subsidies at risk with new Supreme Court case

The U.S. Supreme Court announced Friday it will hear King v. Burwell. This is could jeopardize the nation’s Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, which could then leave millions of Americans uninsured. Hearing the case means a huge victory for opponents of the act because they won’t need to wait for a split among federal […]