Rep. Diana DeGette, D-Colo., and Rep. Fred Upton (right), R-Mich., who have spearheaded the 21st Century Cures Act, speak after a 2015 House of Representatives vote in its favor. Congressional Quarterly/CQ-Roll Call, Inc./Getty Images hide caption

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Congress Poised To Pass Sweeping Law Covering FDA And NIH

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Rep. Tom Price has introduced his own alternative to the Affordable Care Act four times. The legislation provides an idea of how he might lead the Department of Health And Human Services. Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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5 Things To Know About Rep. Tom Price's Health Care Ideas

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Rep. Tom Price (center) appeared in early 2016 before the House Rules Committee, when he sponsored legislation that would repeal President Obama's signature health care law. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Rule Change Could Push Hospitals To Tell Patients About Nursing Home Quality

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Paul Ryan's Plan to Change Medicare Looks A Lot Like Obamacare

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Keely Edgington and her daughter, Lula, pose inside their family-owned restaurant, Julep, in Kansas City, Mo. Lula was diagnosed with a neuroblastoma when she was 9 months old. She's now 16 months old. Alex Smith / KCUR hide caption

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Worries About Health Insurance Cross Political Boundaries

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In 2015, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence announced that the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services had approved the state's waiver to try a different approach for Medicaid. Michael Conroy/AP hide caption

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House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., discussed a Republican alternative to Obamacare upon its release at the American Enterprise Institute in June. Allison Shelley/Getty Images hide caption

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If Republicans Repeal Obamacare, Ryan Has Replacement Blueprint

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At the Grace Community Health Center in Manchester, Ky., psychologist Joan Nantz meets with patient Ramiro Salazar, who gained Medicaid under the expansion. Phil Galewitz/Kaiser Health News hide caption

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Deaths Involving Fentanyl Rise As Curbing Illicit Supply Proves Tough

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Nick Fugate (center) with his parents, Julie and Ron, has been adjusting to life on Kansas' waiting list to get life-assistance services through Medicaid. Alex Smith/KCUR hide caption

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To Get Disability Help In Kansas, Thousands Face A 7-Year Wait

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A police officer holds a bag of heroin that was confiscated as evidence in Gloucester, Mass., in March. Massachusetts is one of 38 states that allow civil commitment for substance abuse. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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A Twist On 'Involuntary Commitment': Some Heroin Users Request It

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To keep health insurance solvent, the pool of covered people needs to include the well and the sick. Gary Waters/Ikon Images/Getty Images hide caption

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Army Specialist Jim McGough with members of his unit in 1971. Then 19, he was photographed by a columnist from The Des Moines Register. Gordon Gammack/The Des Moines Register hide caption

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California Gov. Jerry Brown signed a Medicaid expansion into law as part of the state's budget authorization in 2013. Rich Pedroncelli/AP hide caption

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What Happens To Medicaid In California Under A Trump Administration?

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