Subsidy Challengers Tell En Banc D.C. Circuit ACA Language Supports Them

Mealey's (June 15, 2015, 12:23 PM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) language does not permit the conclusion that Congress intended subsidies to be available for individuals who obtain insurance through state exchanges, plaintiffs told the en banc District of Columbia U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Oct. 3, 2014 (Jacqueline Halbig, et al. v. Sylvia M. Burwell, et al., No. 14-5018, D.C. Cir.).

(Appellant’s brief available. Document #93-141029-018B. Senators’ amicus brief available. Document #93-141029-019B.

The ACA includes provisions for the creation of state health insurance exchanges, which...
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