|Today, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a ruling in the case of King v. Burwell. In a 6-3 decision, the Court concluded the law was written with the intent of providing subsidies to individuals who purchased plans through the federal exchange.
In response to the ruling, Generation Opportunity President Andrew Clark issued the following statement:
“Today’s ruling effectively means the negative effects of the Affordable Care Act will continue and the sharp increases we’ve seen in premiums will remain a reality for young Americans. It is clear Washington’s one-size-fits-all solution to our nation’s health care problems is not working.
“Young people know the best way to improve health care is through innovation, not government programs. We must open up the health care marketplace to innovative new technologies and treatments. We must lower the barriers to entry for new hospitals and clinics. We must empower our doctors and nurses rather than our bureaucrats and politicians.”
Generation Opportunity is a national, non-partisan organization advocating for economic opportunity for young people through less government and more freedom.