The Anthem-Cigna and Aetna-Humana deals aren’t done yet. Just three weeks before the end of his term, President Obama’s Justice Department is still fighthing the proposed mergers. [The National Law Review]
As you may have heard, after winning Supreme Court cases about the individual mandate and the premium tax credits, the administration has lost the most recent major challenge to the ACA. A district court judge recently ruled that HHS has been illegally handing out cost-sharing subsidies without an appropriation from Congress. Where does this case go next, and what does the ruling mean for the cost-sharing subsidies in the upcoming open enrollment period?
Get the decision straight from the horse’s mouth. Here’s the executive summary of the Supreme Court’s opinion along with an excerpt from Scalia’s dissent.
For anyone who’d like a quick tutorial of the King v. Burwell Supreme Court case (or who needs to explain it to their clients), here it is in layman’s terms…
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Heading into 2015, there were a couple pending decisions (the King v. Burwell Supreme Court case and the Save American Workers Act) that could lead to four very different outcomes for brokers and employers.