11/11/2014 04:09 pm ET Updated Nov 11, 2014

State Obamacare Strategies Take Shape As Court Case Looms - Businessweek


Delaware and Illinois have plans to work around a potential Supreme Court ruling that could block millions of Americans from receiving subsidies to buy health insurance, providing a potential road map for other states.

State officials around the country are formulating plans in case of a ruling next year against the Obama administration, which would eliminate billions of dollars in health insurance subsidies for more than 4 million people. The court said Nov. 7 it would hear a case arguing that insurance subsidies in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act should only be available in a handful of states.

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