TCF fellow, Harold Pollack, is quoted in Ezra Klein's article on Vox about the Halbig case.
The Halbig case could destroy Obamacare. But it won't. The Supreme Court simply isn't going to rip insurance from tens of millions of people in order to teach Congress a lesson about grammar.
As Adrianna McIntyre explains, the Halbig case holds that Obamacare's subsidies are illegal in the 36 states where the federal government runs (or partly runs) the exchange. The plaintiffs rely on an unclearly worded sentence in the law to argue that Congress never intended to provide subsidies in federally-run exchanges and so the subsidies that are currently being provided in those 36 states are illegal and need to stop immediately.
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"Now we know: Rejecting the Medicaid expansion could kill nearly 6,000 people each year," writes TCF fellow Harold Pollack in Politico. Read Pollack's latest on a groundbreaking new study on health care in Massachusetts.
An article in The Hill cites TCF senior fellow Harold Pollack's recent Healthinsurance.org blog post on a new RomneyCare study and its implications for the Affordable Care Act.
“Ten years of Romneycare data offer solid evidence that the Affordable Care Act could reduce the nation’s mortality rate,” writes TCF fellow Harold Pollack at the Healthinsurance.org blog. Read Pollack’s full analysis of a new study of health care in Massachusetts at Healthinsurance.org.
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