News & Press Releases
WASHINGTON—On the heels of a hotly contested divided opinion in the D.C. Circuit Court, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals has issued a unanimous opinion upholding the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) tax credits in King v. Burwell. The decision came down just hours after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit reached the opposite ruling in Halbig v. Burwell.
- WASHINGTON—The National Health Law Program (NHeLP) issued the following statement reacting to the ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit in Halbig v. Burwell, which states that the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) tax credits are only available to persons in state-run Marketplaces, a decision advocates strongly reject.
Obamacare got more good news early on Thursday morning. According to a survey from the Commonwealth Fund, the number of people without health insurance dropped by 9.5 million since late last summer. Throw in the young adults who got coverage previously, via their parents’ policies, and the total reduction in the uninsured looks an awful lot like what the experts predicted it would be.