Chris Jacobs: Just when advocates of Obamacare claimed the law was taking root and growing in popularity, a federal appeals court tossed a massive monkey wrench in that narrative.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court has delivered a serious setback to President Barack Obama's health care law, potentially derailing billions of dollars in subsidies for many low- and middle-income people who bought policies...
The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in a 2-1 decision that health insurance subsidies provided by the Affordable Care Act are invalid in the 36 states with federal health insurance marketplaces. The Halbig v. Burwell ruling means...Show More Summary
(Steven Hayward) Wish I had time to get through the just issued DC Circuit Court of Appeals ruling striking down the IRS twisting of the Obamacare statute’s clear language on state-based exchanges (I’m at the Reagan Library all thisShow More Summary
A federal appeals court on Tuesday dealt a serious blow to the Obama administration’s implementation of its signature health-care law, striking down subsidies available to some consumers who purchase health coverage on insurance exchanges set up by the federal government.
A federal appeals court has thrown out an IRS regulation that implements key subsidies for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, dealing a potentially significant blow to the law. In a 2-1 decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals...Show More Summary
Via TPM: A federal appeals court dealt a huge blow to Obamacare on Tuesday, banning the federal exchange from providing subsidies to residents of the 36 states it serves. A divided three-judge panel on the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the text of the Affordable Care Act restricts the provision of premium tax [Read more...] This space reserved for your ad.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for he D.C. Circuit delivered a huge blow to Obamacare this morning, ruling that the insurance subsidies granted through the federally run health exchange, which covered 36 states for the first open enrollment period, are not allowed by the law. The highly anticipated opinion in the case of Jacqueline Halbig v. Show More Summary
In a ruling that could turn out to be devastating for the Affordable Care Act, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit threw out an IRS regulation governing subsidies for Obamacare's national health exchange.
A federal appeals court panel in the District struck down a major part of the 2010 health-care law Tuesday, ruling that the tax subsidies that are central to the program may not be provided in at least half of the states. Read full article >>
Decision just released in Halbig case. Here’s the punchline: Appellants are a group of individuals and employers residing in states that did not establish Exchanges. For reasons we explain more fully below, the IRS’s interpretation of section 36B makes them
Consider this a place holder until Gabe comes along to do a happy dance and break it all down. D.C. Cir. decides #Halbig; "ACA unambiguously restricts... subsidy to insurance purchased on [State] Exchanges.?: http://t.co/vXwo0agp54.— Steve Vladeck (@steve_vladeck) July 22,...
"'O Oysters,' said the Carpenter, 'You've had a pleasant run!'" -- Lewis Carroll, The Walrus and the Carpenter Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court reiterated Lewis Carroll's pronouncement when it refused to hear an appeal of a lower-court decision that would banish an oyster company from its home on a bucolic estuary an hour north of San Francisco. Show More Summary
On July 11, a D.C. federal court vindicated the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's attempt to finally start bringing more scrutiny to the problem of mountaintop removal. A federal appeals court overturned a lower court's decision,...Show More Summary
Two weeks after a federal judge granted preliminary approval to the settlement of concussion litigation between the NFL and retired players, seven former players have asked the U.S. 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals to review the decisio...
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A stay in the execution of Arizona inmate Joseph Wood could find its way to the U.S. Supreme Court.
FREE SPEECH: Appeals Court Says Texas DMV Violated First Amendment. “Submitted in August 2009, the Texas Board initially voted to approve the specialty plate, but after fears circulated concerning the potentially offensive nature of the Confederate flag, a second vote was held and the plate was rejected.... Since Texas had not deemed [...]
STEPHEN L. CARTER: Liberals Make ‘Profit’ a Dirty Word. It’s been weeks since the Supreme Court handed down its decision in the contraception-mandate case Burwell v. Hobby Lobby, but the pace of urgent fundraising appeals has barely slackened. Several times a day, another pops up in my e-mail inbox. Some are from politicians; some are [...]
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has stayed the execution of Arizona inmate Joseph Wood. The Court says he has a First Amendment right to know the details of the two-drug cocktail the state intends to use in killing him and the qualifications of the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]