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Washington Times
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The Obama administration achieved a major victory in late June when the Supreme Court ruled 6-3 to uphold the nationwide subsidies for the Affordable Care Act. Open enrollment for 2015 is closed but people with special circumstances can still get covered on

June 25, 2015

2017 (From

• States can implement their own plans which meet the standards of ObamaCare such as single-payer. (similar to ObamaCare, but instead of buying private insurance everyone pays a tax and everyone has coverage)

• Provides states flexibility to allow businesses with more than 100 employees to purchase coverage in the SHOP Exchange

• No more preexisting conditions for anyone including high-risk customers.


• All healthcare plans (including plans held since before preventive care was required) must now offer preventive coverage.

• The “Cadillac” tax for higher quality coverage for individuals and employers purchasing insurance for employees is put in place.


• ObamaCare fully eliminates the Medicare Gap (instead of just offering rebates to seniors).


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Should the Affordable Care Act be repealed?

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