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The Latest: A cancer survivor celebrates health law ruling

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The Latest on the Supreme Court’s decision on President Barack Obama‘s health care overhaul. (All times Eastern) ___ 12:20 p.m. The Supreme Court ruling on the health law comes as a huge relief for 55-year-old Shawn Turner of Cisco in central Illinois. She finished chemotherapy for uterine cancer last summer and now has regular follow-up scans to make sure the cancer is gone. She and her husband pay $236 a month for health coverage and the government pays the insurance…

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U.S. Supreme Court decides King v. Burwell: ACA subsidies remain for all

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In a major victory for the Obama administration, tax subsidies are available to all those who enroll in an Obamacare plan whether it was purchased through a state or federal health insurance exchange, the U.S. Supreme Court said in a 6-3 ruling, affirming the decision of the Fourth Circuit court. The decision in King v. Burwell would have jeopardized upward of 1.28 million people in Florida who signed up for health care through the federal exchange and received tax credits. King v. Burwell challenged…

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