Amid this summer’s flurry of U.S. Supreme Court rulings, the nation’s highest Court has essentially decided the fate of Obamacare.
For October 1 fiscal year employers, it’s budget season. Calendar year employers aren’t far behind.
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.
The “what will Congress do” news leads can now stop.
In a 6-3 decision credited with saving Obamacare, the Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that the premium subsidies offered to qualifying enrollees of insurance plans offered on federal exchanges, which help more than 6 million Americans pay for their health plans under Obamacare, are legal.
The United States Supreme Court (SCOTUS) today decided, in King v. Burwell, that the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Obamacare or PPACA) permitted health care insurance premium tax subsidies for those enrolled in Federal Exchanges, not just State Exchanges.
In a 6-3 ruling issued June 25th, the U.S. Supreme Court rendered its opinion in the case of King v. Burwell (slip op. June 25, 2015).
The Internal Revenue Service was authorized to issue regulations extending health insurance subsidies to coverage purchased through health insurance exchanges run by the federal government or a state, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled in a 6-3 decision.
In another major challenge to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (“ACA”), the federal health reform law, the U.S. Supreme Court, on a 6-3 vote, upheld the Internal Revenue Service’s regulation.