FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Tuesday, March 3, 2015
King v Burwell Threatens Ohio, the Nation
Michele Jawando, Vice President of Legal Progress for the Center for American Progress and Cathy Levine, Executive Director, UHCAN Ohio and Co-Chair OCHC.
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Consumers, consumer advocates and a legal expert today urged the U.S. Supreme Court to ignore the flimsy arguments of plaintiffs in the case of King v Burwell and confirm that Congress intended all Marketplace plan enrollees to receive federal subsidies when it passed the Affordable Care Act in 2010.
“Having health issues that require a lot of treatment –for me, the Affordable Health Care Act was a blessing,” said Kamari Odai, a substitute teacher who is not provided health coverage by his job. Watch Kamari’s video at http://bit.ly/1vUMukc