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Supreme Court

Judges could remove ACA protections on birth control access.

How millions could lose birth control coverage

December 14, 2015 – Who should care about attempts to roll back Obamacare's birth control coverage? The 99 percent of American women who've used a… Read more

The ACA brings LGBT equality.

LGBT gains under ACA are all about equality

December 10, 2015 – If you’re not lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender, it might be tough to appreciate just how important the Affordable Care Act is to the… Read more

Thank you, Justice Roberts.

Thank you, Justice Roberts, for saving our butts

June 28, 2015 – John Boehner would never say it publicly, but he has to envy Roberts. Here's what I think Boehner would say in a letter to Roberts if he… Read more

#thanksGOP

Financial ruin for millions? #ThanksGOP

June 9, 2015 – #ThanksGOP: A good 13 million or more could face financial chaos and genuine medical danger ... all because a guy at the CATO Institute… Read more

King vs Burwell ruling.

The life-or-death impact of King v. Burwell

June 3, 2015 – "There are people who are going to survive because they have gotten insurance through Obamacare – there are people who will not die… Read more

Health Wonk Review March 2015.

Health Wonk Review for March 12, 2015

March 13, 2015 – The latest edition of Health Wonk Review is posted by Brad Wright over at Wright on Health and though it's titled Spring Forward Edition,… Read more

Justices Roberts, Kennedy and Obamacare.

Justices Kennedy, Roberts are ‘votes in play’

March 4, 2015 – This morning, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in King v. Burwell, the lawsuit that claims that the Affordable Care Act only allows… Read more

Health insurance death spiral.

Anatomy of a true health insurance death spiral

March 4, 2015 – AHIP warned that eliminating the subsidies ... would quickly lead to the collapse of the individual health insurance market in those states… Read more

The specter alone of a SCOTUS ruling for plaintiffs will likely force industry actuaries to spike premiums.

Succeed or fail, challenge may push rates higher

March 3, 2015 – Because of all this uncertainty, insurers reportedly are thinking of pricing their policies higher for 2016 than they would if they knew… Read more

Levitt on King v Burwell.

If SCOTUS nukes Obamacare, what happens next?

February 23, 2015 – A negotiation will, of course, take place if the Supreme Court drops the King bomb on the ACA. And Michael Leavitt, who sat in Sylvia… Read more

Santa, keep the affordable in the ACA.

Santa, help keep the ‘affordable’ in ACA

December 20, 2014 – If the Supreme Court rules in favor of the plaintiffs it could mean that people buying insurance in 34 states – that's 4 1/2 million… Read more

The Supreme Court’s decision buys time

July 13, 2012 – Thanks to the publicity, some learned that the Affordable Care Act's mandate will apply only to Americans who don't have employer-based… Read more