Supreme Court Ruling on Healthcare Subsidies

July 9, 2015  |  By: Marcy Buckner
Supreme Court  |  ACA Subsidies

The Supreme Court of the United States released its opinion in the King v. Burwell case concerning a provision in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) and ruled that subsidies will continue to be available in all states, not just those with state-based exchanges. The Court considered two possible scenarios in its decision: adhere to the strict reading of the law that subsidies may only be available in exchanges established by the state, or rule in favor of the intent of the law for universal availability of subsidies in all states and all exchanges.

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