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In SCOTUS Decision, Scott Sees Health Care Options for Vermont - Seven Days

posted at 1:57 pm Mon Jun 29th, 2015 by (WherezIt_Staff)

Lt. Gov. Phil Scott may be among the few Republicans in the country cheering Thursday's decision by the U.S. Supreme Court in King v. Burwell.

That's because the court's 6-3 vote preserves Vermont's option to abandon its troubled health insurance exchange, Vermont Health Connect, in favor of the federal exchange or a federal-state hybrid. For a year and a half, Scott has urged Gov. Peter Shumlin to make such a move, but the Democratic governor has warned that a different outcome in the King case could have jeopardized the federal subsidies that make other systems viable.

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