Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, has used the excitement surrounding the King vs. Burwell (Case 14-114) U.S. Supreme Court case as a chance to introduce his own health system change bill.

S. 647, the Health Care Choice Act bill, would repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

The bill then would create a new "cooperative governing" system for individual health coverage. A health insurance issuer would designate one state as its "primary state," and submit itself to regulation by the regulators in that state.

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Allison Bell

Allison Bell, ThinkAdvisor's insurance editor, previously was LifeHealthPro's health insurance editor. 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 at [email protected] or on Twitter at @Think_Allison.