The Affordable Care Act Dodges Another High Court Bullet

Law360, New York (June 25, 2015, 4:18 PM EDT) -- 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 health insurance coverage purchased through federally run exchanges. The Supreme Court's decision in favor of the Obama administration seems to have, once again, preserved the core underpinnings of the Affordable Care Act.

Three years ago, we were anxiously awaiting the announcement of the Supreme Court's decision in National Federation of Independent Business v. Sebelius. This case challenged the constitutionality of the ACA's requirement that all Americans maintain minimum...

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