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Editorial: The ACA's new political landscape

Editorial: The ACA's new political landscape

By Merrill Goozner  |  June 27, 2015

The healthcare industry heaved a collective sigh of relief last week after the U.S. Supreme Court upheld insurance subsidies in states using federally run exchanges. The 6-3 decision effectively puts an end to legal challenges to the Affordable Care Act.

King ruling dims ACA foes' legal hopes

King ruling dims ACA foes' legal hopes

By Lisa Schencker  |  June 27, 2015

The U.S. Supreme Court's 6-3 decision upholding premium subsidies for Americans in all states doesn't necessarily drive a stake through the heart of all anti-Obamacare litigation, but legal experts agreed it does send a discouraging message to the law's legal foes.

ACA repeal-and-replace efforts just got a lot more difficult

By Melanie Evans  |  June 27, 2015

The battle ahead for Republicans who hope to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act is one that will be fought on the campaign trail, even as markets move ahead with more confidence after last week's U.S. Supreme Court decision.

With court defeat, GOP health law effort now aimed at '16

By Associated Press  |  June 26, 2015

The Supreme Court's resounding rejection of a conservative attempt to gut President Barack Obama's healthcare overhaul won't stop Republicans from attacking the law they detest. But now, their efforts will be chiefly about teeing up the issue for the 2016 presidential and congressional elections.

Republicans' new challenge: Replace it with what?

Republicans' new challenge: Replace it with what?

By Melanie Evans  |  June 25, 2015

The U.S. Supreme Court ruling on Thursday upholding subsidies challenges Republicans calling for repeal of the Affordable Care Act to come up with specifics on what exactly they would replace it with.

Obama hails Supreme Court ruling in King v. Burwell

Obama hails Supreme Court ruling in King v. Burwell

By Michael Sandler and Aurora Aguilar  |  June 25, 2015

“The Affordable Court Act is here to stay," said President Barack Obama Thursday morning in the White House Rose Garden, adding that healthcare is not a privilege, but a right, and that the ACA set the country on a smarter course.

Medical device tax battle escalates as King ruling looms

By Steven Ross Johnson  |  June 20, 2015

Congressional Republicans moved forward last week with their efforts to roll back the Affordable Care Act even as the nation nervously awaits a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that could make healthcare coverage unaffordable for millions of Americans and throw the individual insurance market into chaos.

Congressional GOP plans to continue health law subsidies

By Associated Press  |  June 17, 2015

Congressional Republicans will move to temporarily continue healthcare subsidies for millions of people if the Supreme Court overturns the aid, according to plans discussed Wednesday in the House and Senate.

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