Another week, another attack on the 2010
At issue is the
In their view, that means there should be no subsidies available in the more than 30 states where officials decided to let the federal government operate the exchange. It would also mean that employers in those states would not face a mandate to provide coverage, because that requirement is inextricably linked to the availability of subsidies. (The administration announced in August that it would not enforce the employer mandate until 2015.)
The Justice Department argues persuasively that the plaintiffs — four self-employed individuals and three businesses that do not want to buy or provide the required amount of insurance next year — misread the law.