Roberts asked few questions, none revealing his view of the challenge to the crucial tax-credit subsidies that help low- and moderate-income people buy insurance.
The verdict will test universal health care to the limit.
A number of U.S. patients and their doctors are already devising a Plan B in case they lose medical coverage.
“Are you stupid?” committee Chairman Darrell Issa asked Gruber. “I don’t think so, no,” Gruber responded.
The suit says the Obama administration unconstitutionally sidesteps Congress in its implementation of the law.
The stated goal is 30 percent lower than a Congressional Budget Office forecast of 13 million enrollees.
The court challenge, if successful, would limit the availability of federal health insurance subsidies for millions of people.
The retail giant introduces a program to bring “transparency and simplicity” to health insurance, helping customers compare, pick, and enroll in plans
Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin is shutting down Vermont Health Connect for an unspecified period of time to give the state’s new technology contractor time to repair it
Vermont fires the tech company that made its Affordable Care site unworkable
The 225-201 vote, along party lines, to authorize the suit will allow House lawyers to draft legal documents
The conservative Supreme Court may ultimately have to decide whether states alone can provide cheaper healthcare
The more spent against universal health care, the more Americans signed up
An impending funding cutoff, if it occurs, may result in the closure of thousands of community health centers
Witnesses from conservative groups said overpayments of federal subsidies to people newly enrolled in Obamacare health plans could reach hundreds of billions of dollars
While Obamacare may now be working better, national polls clearly show more people disapprove than approve of the law
The study arrives as the Supreme Court is considering an Obamacare mandate on coverage
The report suggests that insurance cost increases under Obamacare may not be as severe as predicted by Republican opponents
Higher enrollment figures have given a boost to Obama and his Democratic allies