The U.S. Supreme Court will issue its ruling soon on King v. Burwell, a case that questions whether it is legal for the federal government to provide subsidies to states that rely on federal health exchanges to help low- and middle-income people afford mandated health insurance under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). In the case, David King is the plaintiff. U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Sylvia Burwell represents the Obama Administration in the case and is the defendant.
The O’Neill Institute’s Professor Tim Westmoreland, Professor from Practice at Georgetown Law, took part in Georgetown University’s #AskAGUProf series to discuss King v. Burwell.
What’s at issue in King v. Burwell?
Is King v. Burwell a challenge to the Affordable Care Act? Not entirely . . .
What happens if the U.S. Supreme Court rules in favor of Burwell in King v. Burwell?
Is there a Congressional remedy to the issue in King v. Burwell?
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