As Supreme Court Weighs Health Law, G.O.P. Plans to Replace It – NYTimes.com

The legal campaign to destroy President Obama’s health care law may be nearing its conclusion, but as the Supreme Court deliberates over the law’s fate, the search for a replacement by Republican lawmakers is finally gaining momentum.

Senior Republicans in Congress hope that by June, the Supreme Court will invalidate the subsidies that 7.5 million Americans in 34 states have been given to purchase health insurance through the federal Healthcare.gov website. But the prospects of legal victory have also raised practical and political fears that Republicans will take the blame for the health care crisis that would follow.

via As Supreme Court Weighs Health Law, G.O.P. Plans to Replace It – NYTimes.com.

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