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Posted on: Jun 29, 2015

By Ammon R. Fillmore, Hall Render Killian Heath & Lyman PC

On Thursday, June 25, the Supreme Court, in a 6-3 decision, upheld a key provision of the Affordable Care Act. King v. Burwell was the second major challenge to the Obama Administration's signature health care program. Opponents of the law unsuccessfully argued that the federal subsidies defraying the cost of health coverage were unavailable for insurance purchased through the federally run marketplace. A favorable ruling for opponents would have caused as many as 6.4 million Americans to lose the coverage made possible by the law. Read more here.

This post was written by Ammon R. Fillmore, Hall Render Killian Heath & Lyman PC. If you would like to submit content or write an article for the Health Care and Life Sciences Section page, please email Rachel Beachy at


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