Affordable Care Act: The Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of Subsidies

Affordable Care Act: The Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of Subsidies

  On June 25, 2015, the Supreme Court upheld the availability of tax credits (subsidies) in all 50 states under the Affordable Care Act. The court affirmed in a 6 – 3 vote that the language in the Affordable Care Act allows the government to help people buy insurance (through subsidies or tax credits) anywhere in the country and not only in states that have established their own insurance exchanges, or Marketplaces. Chief Justice John Roberts wrote for the majority. Justices Scalia, ...