On May 4, 2017, the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA). An earlier version of the House bill, called the American Health Care Act (AHCA), had been debated in March but was not voted on due to opposition from Democrats and insufficient support from Republicans. This time around, after revisions were made regarding Medicaid funding, coverage of pre-existing conditions, and insurance market reforms, the bill squeaked through on a 217-213 vote.

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