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For big insurers, a legal blow to federal subsidies may be glancing
Modern Healthcare

Publicly traded insurers may not feel too much financial pain in the short term if the U.S. Supreme Court strikes down Obamacare premium subsidies offered through the federal exchange and Congress doesn’t act to restore the financial assistance, analysts say. But a ruling against the subsidies likely would hammer the business plans of Blue Cross and Blue Shield plans, as well as not-for-profit co-op plans that were created by the ACA to increase competition in the insurance market.