It found the overall satisfaction rating was 615 on a scale of 1,000. That’s about average when it comes to the topic of health insurance, which typically gets some of the lowest ratings of any product or service, said Rick Johnson, senior director of the health care area for J.D. Power. The most satisfied shoppers were those under the age of 30 – presumably because their plans were the cheapest. Under Obamacare, insurers can no longer charge women more than men, but can charge older consumers more than younger ones. The unhappiest group was the oldest set of consumers, those 50 to 64 years old.
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Court decision looms in subsidy challenge that could unravel ObamaCare | Fox News
An appeals court can only overrule a decision made by a panel if the court is sitting en banc. The appeals process could eventually lead to the U.S. Supreme Court deciding on the legality of the subsidies, but Pollack, whose group supports the law, believes that wont happen. Of the 11 judges that could rehear the case, seven are Democrats and four are Republicans. The political leanings of judges have an impact in the decision, he said. I dont believe there would be a difference of the [two federal court decisions]. If the rulings are the same, the Supreme Court would be less likely to agree to hear a case, Pollack said. The Halbig v. Sebelius suit is one of four cases challenging the IRSs decision to rewrite the statute and offer tax credits in the states that use the federal exchange.
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