New Brief Outlines State Options Pending Supreme Court Ruling

In this new issue brief, NASHP identifies considerations and policy options for states pending the outcome of King v. Burwell. A pro-King decision might end federal subsidies provided to individuals in the 34 states that used the Federally-Facilitated Marketplace to enroll in health insurance coverage, impacting about 7.3 million people. Although the outcome of the case is uncertain, states may want to begin exploring responses if the Supreme Court decision supports King.  This brief provides context for how states might be impacted and analyzes options for future action, including a detailed review of state exchange options and pending legislation in the states.