State officials held secret meeting to discuss King v. Burwell options

State officials held a secret 24-hour meeting in Chicago in early May to discuss their options should the Supreme Court decide federal subsidies only are allowed in states that established their own health insurance exchanges, reported the Wall Street Journal. Individuals from 16 or so states attended the meeting, which was organized and paid for by the Milbank Memorial Fund. State officials that rely on said it would be very unlikely that their governors, legislators and insurance commissioners would all agree to run a state-based marketplace. Officials noted that setting up an exchange takes time and also pointed out the failings of state-run exchange in Hawaii and elsewhere. Article