The Effect of Eliminating the Affordable Care Act’s Tax Credits in Federally Facilitated Marketplaces

The Effect of Eliminating the Affordable Care Act’s Tax Credits in Federally Facilitated Marketplaces

Evan Saltzman
Christine Eibner
Copyright Date: 2015
Published by: RAND Corporation
Pages: 8
https://www.jstor.org/stable/10.7249/j.ctt14bs3hf
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    The Effect of Eliminating the Affordable Care Act’s Tax Credits in Federally Facilitated Marketplaces
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    In this research report, RAND Corporation researchers assess the expected change in enrollment and premiums in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act–compliant individual market in federally facilitated marketplace (FFM) states if the U.S. Supreme Court decides to eliminate subsidies in FFM states.

    eISBN: 978-0-8330-8916-8
    Subjects: Health Sciences, Business

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  1. The Effect of Eliminating the Affordable Care Actʹs Tax Credits in Federally Facilitated Marketplaces
    (pp. 1-8)
    Evan Saltzman and Christine Eibner

    Since its passage in 2010, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) (Pub. L. 111-148, 2010) has sustained numerous legal challenges. Most notably, inNat. Fedn. of Indep. Business v. Sebelius(132 S. Ct. 2566, 2012), the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the individual-responsibility requirement to purchase health insurance under the federal government’s taxing authority, but it made Medicaid expansion voluntary for states. The latest challenges to the ACA focus on whether residents of states that have not established their own insurance exchanges are eligible for subsidies under 26 U.S.C. § 36B. Although 16 states¹ and the District of Columbia...