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Aetna submits 2016 Obamacare rates with eye on Supreme Court

Aetna Inc, the third-largest U.S. health insurer, is submitting 2016 individual insurance rates to state regulators but said it might need to reexamine them after the U.S. Supreme Court rules on the legality of most Obamacare exchange subsidies.

The nation’s top court is expected to announce a decision in June on whether federal subsidies can stand in three dozen states where the U.S. government runs an enrollment website. Opponents of the law say the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, allows for subsidies only in states that run their own exchanges.