Bloomberg Law
June 3, 2021, 9:35 AM

Fate of Obamacare in Limbo: Fight at Supreme Court Explained

Lydia Wheeler
Lydia Wheeler
Senior Reporter

The global Covid-19 pandemic has highlighted the need for health insurance and pushed hundreds of thousands of Americans to the Obamacare exchanges, but it’s unclear if those enrolled will be able to count on keeping that coverage.

The Supreme Court is expected to release a decision any day now on the constitutionality of the signature health-care law. It’s a ruling that could create chaos if the law is invalidated and make 29.8 million people lose their insurance, according to an estimate from the Economic Policy Institute.

But legal scholars on both sides of the ideological line doubt the court will ...

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