Oklahoma district court rejects IRS tax credit rule

Jonathan H. Adler The Volokh Conspiracy The Washington Post 9/30/2014

Today, in Pruitt v. Burwell, another federal court concluded that the IRS rule authorizing tax credits and cost-sharing subsidies for the purchase of health insurance in federal exchanges violates the text of the PPACA. In reaching this result, Judge White of the U.S. District Court […]

D.C. Court of Appeals strikes Obamacare federal insurance exchange subsidy regulation; 4th Circuit upholds federal exchange

IRS regulation granting subsidies to those who sign up on federal Obamacare exchange stricken

William A. Jacobson Legal Insurrection 7/22/2014

UPDATE: Whipsaw: 4th Circuit upholds Obamacare federal exchange subsidy after D.C. Circuit rejects

Full opinion and Judgment at bottom of post

Decision just released in Halbig case. Here’s the punchline:

Section 36B of the Internal […]

Massachusetts ditches RomneyCare health exchange

Kyle Cheney Politico 5/5/2014

RomneyCare’s pioneering health insurance exchange is headed for the scrap heap.

Bay State officials are taking steps this week to junk central parts of their dysfunctional health insurance exchange — the model for President Barack Obama’s health care law — and merge with the federal enrollment site HealthCare.gov.

The decision is […]

The Shocking Secret Behind Obamacare Enrollment Numbers

Michael F. Cannon Cato Institute 4/16/2014

Barack Obama wants you to know he enrolled 7.5 million Americans through Obamacare’s health insurance Exchanges. What he doesn’t want you to know is how.

Federal courts may soon rule that President Obama induced the majority of those enrollees to enroll by offering them taxpayer dollars he has no […]

The Case That Could Topple Obamacare

Pema Levy Newsweek 12/17/2013

Obamacare may have its problems, including more bugs than you can find in the cornfields of Nebraska, but its legal worries were meant to end after the Supreme Court upheld the individual mandate, the heart of the Affordable Care Act.

Now, as the technologists charged with making healthcare.gov work report progress, […]