Health-Care Ruling Could Rock the Carolinas – or Blow Over
from the Charlotte Observer
Within the next 15 days, almost 460,000 North Carolinians will learn whether they get to keep the federal subsidies that help them pay for health insurance.
A ruling on King v. Burwell, a lawsuit challenging Affordable Care Act subsidies in 34 states, is expected by the end of June. Only two states, Florida and Texas, have more people at risk than North Carolina.
If the court upholds the federal program that provides roughly $145 million a month to help North Carolinians buy private insurance, the lawsuit will fade to a footnote in the history of the American health care reform. Read the full story here.
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