Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Court Deals Setback to Health Care Law

Via Tom

One of the plaintiffs, David Klemencic, who has a retail carpet store in Ellenboro, W.Va., said: “If I have to start paying out for health insurance, it will put me out of business. As Americans, we should be able to make our own decisions in matters like this.” Credit Michael F. McElroy for The New York Times
A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that the government could not subsidize health care premiums for people in three dozen states that use the federal insurance exchange, a ruling that could upend President Obama’s health care law.

The 2-to-1 ruling could potentially cut off financial assistance for more than 4.5 million people who were found eligible for subsidized insurance in the federal exchange, or marketplace.

More @ New York Times


  1. This is not a problem for Obamacare. Lord Obama will just decree the words are not what they say but instead mean what Obama says they mean. Even though the law, “plainly makes subsidies available only on exchanges established by states.” Lord Obama will decree that does not count Obama says, “Subsidies for All. Just ignore the law as written I AM THE LAW.”


    1. Depends on what the meaning of the word is, is...........