If the Supreme Court rules later this month on King v. Burwell that subsidies cannot be issued on the federal health care exchange, 6.4 million people would lose subsidies collectively worth $1.7 billion per month, a Kaiser Family Foundation analysis finds.
A decision in favor of the plaintiff would affect Florida residents the most, where 1.3 million people would lose subsidies worth $389 million a month. Texas would be the second most affected, with 832,000 residents losing a total of $206 million per month. The calculations are based on recent data from the Department of Health and Human Services.
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