6-3 is not even close when it comes to the SCOTUS. Both Justice Roberts and Justice Kennedy held that despite the language of the statute, subsidies are available through the federal exchange. I am sure there will be plenty of analysis to go around. The bottom line is that by this decision nothing has changed. "You can go about your business. Move along . . . move along."
Doug Schoen at Forbes.com thinks he has found a bit of insight in how SCOTUS will decide King v. Burwell. While we are all speculating, it is worth a read. His key points come from a decision released last week in which the justices sounded off on whether the objeective of a statute may supercede its text.
This month either Obamacare will be sustained once again by the Supreme Court of the United States or it will see a major setback. Which one will it be? Who knows? We know the following and not much more: 1. 4 justices will uphold the law as written which will mean big trouble for the subsidies provided to individuals through the federal exchange and 2. Justice Roberts will be in the majority.