Statehouse Fights Over Obamacare To Rage On Despite Supreme Court Decision

The Oklahoma State Capitol is one of many legal battlegrounds that remain for the Affordable Care Act.i

The Oklahoma State Capitol is one of many legal battlegrounds that remain for the Affordable Care Act.

Sue Ogrocki/AP


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The Oklahoma State Capitol is one of many legal battlegrounds that remain for the Affordable Care Act.

The Oklahoma State Capitol is one of many legal battlegrounds that remain for the Affordable Care Act.

Sue Ogrocki/AP

The Supreme Court ruling in favor of the Obama administration means 6.4 million people won’t lose subsidies that helped them afford health insurance.

But the historic ruling in King v. Burwell may be far from the last word on health overhaul.

Bills to advance or cripple the law in statehouses didn’t come to a halt in the months that lawmakers awaited the Supreme Court decision. They may well smolder for months or years.

I think we should continue to do everything we can to opt out of Obamacare,” said Mike Ritze, a Republican member of the Oklahoma House of Representatives and staunch foe

Article source: http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2015/06/25/417442153/statehouse-fights-over-obamacare-to-rage-on-despite-supreme-court-decision?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=affordablecareact

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