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Latest King v. Burwell interpretation: New exchanges may not be allowed

If the  Supreme Court rules in favor of the plaintiffs in  King v. Burwell  and strikes down federal subsidies for residents in the 34 states that rely on the federal insurance exchange, one legal expert suggests that residents of those states may never qualify for subsidies.

States never thought insurance subsidies depended on building an exchange

The  oral arguments in  King v. Burwell  brought up the case of federalism--specifically, whether states were unconstitutionally coerced into establishing their own health insurance exchanges. But what if states really did not know the consequences of not setting up their own exchanges?

Did Justice Anthony Kennedy hint at how he voted in King v. Burwell?

Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy told lawmakers Monday during a House Appropriations subcommittee hearing that justices should not worry potential Congressional drama when they interpret statutes.  While Kennedy did not allude to or even mention the  King v. Burwell  case heard at the beginning of March, his comments left room for interpretation.

Adverse subsidy ruling in King v. Burwell could damage hospital bottom lines

An adverse ruling against premium subsidies by the U.S. Supreme Court in the King v. Burwell case could nip at hospital finances in 34 states, the  McClatchy News Service  reported.

Once the King v. Burwell nonsense is finished, focus must shift to strengthening ACA

Once the U.S. Supreme rules against the plaintiffs in King v. Burwell this June, it will be high time for the supporters of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) to foreclose against further actions to kill...

Hospital stocks rise in response to King v. Burwell oral arguments

If there is anxiety over how the U.S. Supreme Court will rule in King v. Burwell, it appears that there are few concerns about how the decision will impact the hospital sector. The stocks of publicly traded hospital systems rose significantly after Wednesday's oral arguments, according to  MarketWatch.

King v. Burwell Supreme Court case: What you need to know [Special Report]

By Dori Zweig The Supreme Court is finally set to hear oral arguments in the King v. Burwell case. The case, over a year in the making, concerns the legality of federal subsidies in the Affordable...

Burwell: There's no backup plan in subsidies case

There is no backup plan to prevent millions from losing their health insurance if the Supreme Court decides to overturn a key provision of the Affordable Care Act that allows federal tax subsidies for health insurance, Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell stated in a letter to lawmakers.

Payer, hospital groups defend ACA ahead of King v Burwell

With the  March 4 Supreme Court hearing on  King v. Burwell  looming, big business is stepping up to defend the healthcare reform law.

Study: Adverse decision in King v. Burwell could cost hospitals billions

Should the U.S. Supreme Court invalidate tax subsidies to purchase insurance in more than three dozen states later this year, it would likely have a devastating impact on healthcare spending moving forward, particularly at the hospital level, according to a new study.