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King Decision on ACA Subsidies

On July 22, 2014, two conflicting decisions on the legality of insurance subsidies provided in federally established health care exchanges were handed down. In the Halbig decision, discussed previously in this blog, the D.C. Circuit of the U.S. Court of … Continue reading

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The Shaky Future of the ACA Employer Penalty After Halbig

In a previous post, we discussed the murky legal status of insurance subsidies in federally established insurance exchanges. This post will focus on the July 22, 2014 decision in Halbig v. Burwell and the impact this ruling will have if … Continue reading

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Conflicting Federal Rulings Issued Today on ACA

Earlier today, two circuits of the U.S. Court of Appeals handed down conflicting rulings regarding the legality of insurance subsidies offered in connection with federally facilitated exchanges. The controversy surrounding these subsidies involves language found in the Affordable Care Act … Continue reading

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Projected PPACA Costs: 72% Increase in Indiana, 50% Decrease in New York

State officials have been weighing in regarding the impact of the Affordable Care Act on insurance premiums through the new health insurance exchanges.  Initial reports indicate that the impact on the individual market may be dramatic (either positive or negative) … Continue reading

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Reassessing Retiree Coverage in 2014

Many states and local units (herein “government entities”) are currently grappling with large budget deficits. Often, government entities provide coverage for retirees that are not yet eligible for Medicaid, and reducing retiree benefits may prove to be a relatively painless … Continue reading

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