House of Representatives v. Burwell, Round 1

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<p>Earlier this month, a U.S. federal district court judge ruled that the much-discussed case <em>United States House of Representatives v. Burwell</em> can proceed. Judge Rosemary M. Collyer ruled that lawmakers have standing to raise the claim that the Obama administration improperly directed money appropriated for the Affordable Care Act’s health plan premium subsidies to pay insurers for the cost-sharing assistance they provide to marketplace enrollees with low and moderate incomes.</p><p>In a new blog post, George Washington University’s Sara Rosenbaum explains why we shouldn’t expect an early resolution of the case and reviews how a loss of funding for this assistance might affect enrollees’ out-of-pocket expenses.</p> Read the post