Supreme Court Rules 6-3 To Save Obamacare Subsidies

By Russ BrittMarketWatch Pulse

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Thursday to save subsidies for as many as 8 million people under the Affordable Care Act. In the case of King v. Burwell, justices determined that the subsidies should be available in states that don't have their own exchanges. The court determined that the broader context of the ACA allows subsidies to all those under the Obamacare program. Justices voted 6-3 in favor of upholding the subsidies with Chief Justice John Roberts and swing vote Justice Anthony Kennedy joining the majority.

Copyright © 2015 MarketWatch, Inc.

Continue Reading Below