YES, I heard about the Halbig decision. Yes, it's what I expected at this stage. Yes, I'll be writing about it soon...

...however, I just finished mowing the lawn and am grungy as hell at the moment. I'll read up on the decision and write something more substantive later on today.

In the meantime, here's the three posts I've written about it so far...

Speaking of which, my potential dumb-simple solution to the problem has been lent support by none other than Larry Levitt of the Kaiser Family Foundation:

If Halbig stands, the administration could try to make it easy for states to set up state exchanges with a back-end.

— Larry Levitt (@larry_levitt) July 22, 2014

@larry_levitt along the lines of this?

— Charles Gaba (@charles_gaba) July 22, 2014

@charles_gaba Yes, but a state would still have to WANT to set up an exchange.

— Larry Levitt (@larry_levitt) July 22, 2014

...and here's a couple of great write-ups on the financial and political implications from Randall Gross, Greg Sargent and the Incidental Economist:

More to come as soon as I get showered and dressed...yeesh...