5 Things To Know About The Latest Supreme Court Challenge To Health Law

The Affordable Care Act will take center stage at the Supreme Court on March 4.i

The Affordable Care Act will take center stage at the Supreme Court on March 4.

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The Affordable Care Act will take center stage at the Supreme Court on March 4.

The Affordable Care Act will take center stage at the Supreme Court on March 4.

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The Affordable Care Act is once again before the Supreme Court.

On March 4, the justices will hear oral arguments in King v. Burwell, a case challenging the validity of tax subsidies helping millions of Americans buy health insurance if they don’t get coverage through an employer or the government. If the court rules against the Obama administration, those subsidies could be cut off for everyone in the three dozen states using HealthCare.gov, the federal exchange website. A decision is expected by the end of June.

Here are five things you should know about the case and its potential consequences:

1) This case doesn’t challenge the constitutionality of the health

Article source: http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2015/02/27/389283469/5-things-to-know-about-the-latest-supreme-court-challenge-to-health-law?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=affordablecareact

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