SCOTUS — 3 Major Things You Should Know About King v. Burwell

The GOP’s latest counter-move against President Obama’s Affordable Care Act — King v. Burwell — is a big one. On Wednesday, the Supreme Court will hear arguments against the federal healthcare mandate’s subsidies provision, under which some 4 million individuals currently receive assistance — but many are still confused as to what King v. Burwell is really all about. It’s not surprising either: Without sifting through all the legal jargon and the usual politicking, it can be tricky to decipher what’s really going on behind the closed doors and red tape in Washington.