Republicans release Obamacare Plan B in case of repeal or court ruling: Sylvia Mathews Burwell refuses to say if White House backup plan in place
[...] Matthew Lawrence, who teaches a seminar on Obamacare at Harvard Law School , said the administration’s silence is unsurprising for several reasons.
Any planning may be in its early stages, and the administration does not want to scare away enrollees before the sign-up deadline, he said. Plus, they don’t want to blow their chances before the Supreme Court.
“If the government is developing a plan that would mitigate some or all of that disruption,” he said, “the very existence of that plan could impact the justices’ thinking about the case.” [...]health care finance health care reform health law policy judicial opinions matthew j. b. lawrence