So far four states have spent $474 million on state healthcare exchanges that are considered to be in shambles and so the final price tag for saving them may go even higher. The federal government must now decide whether to throw more money at them or let them fail. These exchanges are in Massachusetts, Oregon, Nevada and Maryland. That leaves 9, but Washington has many identified flaws and the head of the Hawaii exchange is calling on the state to shut it down. So we are at a 50% potential failure rate? According to the Los Angeles Times, federal prosecutors in Oregon have “issued subpoenas to Oregon’s health insurance exchange as part of a grand jury investigation into the spectacular failure of the state’s system, which was never able to enroll consumers online even though it spent more than $248 million in taxpayer money on the operation”