Justice Anthony Kennedy raised the hopes of the Affordable Care Act's supporters Wednesday by expressing doubts about the premise of the latest legal broadside against the law to reach the U.S. Supreme Court. But plenty of other signals suggested the court could rule either way.
Politicians, providers and activists gathered Wednesday morning on the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court to voice their hopes for how the justices will vote after hearing oral arguments in a case that could unravel the Affordable Care Act.
Health insurers are hopeful policymakers would craft a workaround to keep federal subsidies flowing to low- and moderate-income Americans if the U.S. Supreme Court rules against the federal government.
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy is expressing surprising skepticism about the challengers' arguments in the King v. Burwell case case, according to live blogging reports.
Oral arguments begin Wednesday for King v. Burwell, the case before the U.S. Supreme Court that will decide the fate of the Affordable Care Act's subsidies in many states. And according to a popular analytics tool, the law's challengers are favored to win.
The dueling realities that have shaped years of Washington battles over the Affordable Care Act were much in evidence Tuesday as the U.S. Supreme Court prepared to determine the future of the controversial law.
Health plans obtained through union collective bargaining agreements often include much more generous benefits than other employer-sponsored plans. But such benefits are likely to be pared down as the Affordable Care Act's excise tax nears, a new study in Health Affairs contends.
A victory for the petitioners in King v. Burwell will not return the healthcare insurance marketplace to the pre-Affordable Care Act status quo.
After months of nervous speculation, it's finally the U.S. Supreme Court's turn this week to consider the legal case that could solidify or savage President Barack Obama's landmark healthcare reform law.
Florida is scheduled to lose $1 billion in federal health funds at the end of June, a hole in the state budget the Legislature must fill in its upcoming session if a settlement isn't reached between the administrations of Gov. Rick Scott and President Barack Obama.
The same malware originating from China that recently targeted a small U.S. defense contractor matches the software used in the massive attack on health insurer Anthem, a leading cyber security firm told the Washington Post on Friday.
Hospitals in states that have expanded Medicaid are seeing a sharp drop in charity care and an increase in admissions. But hospitals in general are seeing higher-acuity patients and losing out to lower-cost providers for less-complex care.