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Supreme Court Decision Will Determine Whether Millions of Americans Will Lose Health Coverage

By Cheryl Fish-Parcham,


On November 10, the Supreme Court, with either eight or nine justices, will hear oral arguments in a lawsuit that seeks to strike down the Affordable Care Act and eliminate critical health care protections for millions of Americans. This fact sheet provides a brief summary of what is at risk in the case. Download the Fact Sheet below. For state-by-state numbers of the increase in uninsurance if the ACA is overturned, see Urban Institute’s new analysis.

Rachel Hynes, District of Columbia

Rachel was diagnosed with a superficial melanoma at 29 and as a result, no insurer would issue her a... read more