A ruling for the challengers in King v. Burwell would have benefits that swamp other effects of the ruling, including:
The number of people who could benefit from a ruling for the challengers is, therefore, more than ten times the number who would lose an illegal subsidy. And, as discussed here, the pool of people who need such subsidies may be as small as one-tenth the number receiving them.
Click here for state-by-state data on the number of employers and taxpayers who would benefit from King v. Burwell.
This article originally appeared in Cato at Liberty.
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