D.C. Appeals Court Overturns Subsidies For Fed Exchange; Fourth Circuit Takes Different View

Jul 22, 2014

A three-judge panel for the U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington ruled Tuesday that subsidies may not be offered in the federal health exchange. The decision overturned a lower court ruling. Hours later the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals offered its own decision, which upholds the Obama administration’s arguments that subsidies can be applied in the federal exchange.

You can read the U.S. Appeals Court for the District of Columbia’s decision here, and the decision from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit here.

Source: Kaiser Health News