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White House: No quick fix if court kills health subsidies
Modern Healthcare

President Barack Obama’s health secretary told Congress Tuesday that she has no administrative actions available to fix the “massive damage to our healthcare system” that would result should the Supreme Court invalidate federal subsidies that help millions of Americans buy healthcare coverage.

The letter from HHS Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell continued the administration’s tough stance in its building confrontation with Republican lawmakers in advance of an expected Supreme Court decision in June.