The U.S. Supreme Court freed health insurance industry players who want to get a few days off in July from having to cancel their vacations to try to restructure the U.S. commercial health insurance market, for the second time in five years.

The court's 6-3 ruling in King v. Burwell (Case Number 14-114) means that public exchange managers, private exchange managers, health insurers, regulators, agents, brokers, providers, patients and other parties can continue paddling their kayaks down the health policy river created by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (PPACA).

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Allison Bell

Allison Bell, a senior reporter at ThinkAdvisor and BenefitsPRO, previously was an associate editor at National Underwriter Life & Health. She has a bachelor's degree in economics from Washington University in St. Louis and a master's degree in journalism from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University. She can be reached through X at @Think_Allison.