BREAKING: Supreme Court won’t hear Obamacare subsidy case for now

By Lisa Schencker The U.S. Supreme Court will not hear King v. Burwell—a case with the potential to sink the nation’s new healthcare law—at least for now. Read more…
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The Power of Dicta—Make-Whole Relief Under ERISA Comes to the Fourth Circuit

On July 5, 2012, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit Court issued a significant opinion concerning the liability of insurers (and, potentially, employers) that are alleged to have provided misleading or faulty summary plan descriptions (SPDs) to employees.  The c
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The Power of Dicta—Make-Whole Relief Under ERISA Comes to the Fourth Circuit

On July 5, 2012, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit Court issued a significant opinion concerning the liability of insurers (and, potentially, employers) that are alleged to have provided misleading or faulty summary plan descriptions (SPDs) to employees.  The c
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Supreme Court may wait until 2014 to rule on individual mandate

This summer, the Supreme Court is set to rule on the constitutionality of a provision in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act that requires individuals to buy health insurance or pay a tax penalty. Tuesday, the Supreme Court increased the time for next month’s oral arguments
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Five Key Lines in the Circuit Court Rulings on Reform

Is the Affordable Care Act constitutional or not? It seems like every week brings a different wrinkle, if not a new answer. The Supreme Court will convene on Thursday to decide whether to take up the case against reform. The universal expectation is that the high court will elect to g
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