(Bloomberg) -- Kansas, North Dakota and other state insurance commissioners snubbed a meeting with President Barack Obama set up to discuss allowing some people to keep medical plans that don’t meet the requirements of the U.S. health law.

Six commissioners e-mailed their counterparts to say they weren’t invited or wouldn’t attend yesterday’s meeting at the White House because of reservations about the one-year reprieve for substandard health plans. The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act requires that all health plans next year meet minimum rules for coverage.

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