Republicans release Obamacare Plan B in case of repeal or court ruling image

Washington Times, February 4, 2015
Tom Howell Jr., quoting Matthew J. B. Lawrence (Academic Fellow)


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[...] 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.” [...]

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