Separate Appeals Court Validates Subsidies
Posted at 1:07 p.m. on July 22
In a dueling series of federal appellate court rulings today, a separate decision from the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, Va., ruled that tax subsidies for health plans are allowed for both state and federally operated exchanges.
The ruling counters an earlier Washington, D.C., appeals court ruling that strikes down subsidies for federal exchange plans.
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