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Winners And Losers Under The House GOP Health Bill

House Republicans passed a version of the American Health Care Act. The bill now goes to the Senate.
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House Republicans passed a version of the American Health Care Act. The bill now goes to the Senate.

House Republicans have passed a bill to replace the Affordable Care Act. If it is signed into law, the American Health Care Act will affect access to health care for millions of people in the U.S.

The AHCA would shrink Medicaid coverage, undercut some protections for people with preexisting conditions and eliminate billions of dollars in taxes that currently help pay for the ACA. We've broken down how its provisions would change health coverage for nine key groups of people.

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Joe Neel is NPR's deputy senior supervising editor and a correspondent on the Science Desk.
Alison Fitzgerald Kodjak is a health policy correspondent on NPR's Science Desk.