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NYT: Justices Agree to Hear Challenges to Subsidies in Health Law

November 7, 2014

The Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear a new challenge to the Affordable Care Act. The challenge, King v. Burwell (No. 14-114), takes a look at tax subsidies in the health care law. Those subsidies are not available in the states that have decided not to run the marketplace exchanges. The federal government runs the exhanges in those states.The challenge could deem millions of people ineligible for receiving subsidies. Read more at The New York Times.

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Multiple sclerosis is an unpredictable, often disabling disease of the central nervous system that disrupts the flow of information within the brain, and between the brain and body. Symptoms range from numbness and tingling to blindness and paralysis. The progress, severity and specific symptoms of MS in any one person cannot yet be predicted, but advances in research and treatment are leading to better understanding and moving us closer to a world free of MS. Most people with MS are diagnosed between the ages of 20 and 50, with at least two to three times more women than men being diagnosed with the disease. MS affects more than 2.3 million people worldwide.

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