Until King v. Burwell was settled today – and the Supreme Court affirmed the legality of health insurance subsidies nationwide – health insurance IT was in a bit of a holding pattern. After all, with the potential for a “death spiral” of escalating premiums in a majority of states, it was difficult to rationalize any large enterprise product with so much uncertainty about the stability of the market.

“That uncertainty freezes people,” says Michael Trilli, an Aite Group analyst covering the health insurance industry. “Now that the [expanded] individual market seems like it’s here to stay, there’s lots of places to go.”

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