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

toggle caption
Michael Conroy/AP

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

toggle caption
Allison Shelley/Getty Images

If Republicans Repeal Obamacare, Ryan Has Replacement Blueprint

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/502612264/502980080" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

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

toggle caption
Phil Galewitz/Kaiser Health News

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

toggle caption
Gary Waters/Ikon Images/Getty Images

If the Trump administration decides to drop an appeal of a legal setback involving Obamacare subsidies, the insurance exchanges could be hobbled. Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images

What Happens To Obamacare In A Trump Administration?

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/501382601/501382602" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Charlie Neibergall/AP

Platform Check: Trump And Clinton On Health Care

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/500371785/500407524" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Enrollment for insurance through the Affordable Care Act runs from Nov. 1 to Dec. 15 for plans that start on Jan. 1, 2017. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP

Shopping For Obamacare Opens To Mixed Reviews From Consumers

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/500183737/500183738" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

You can check HealthCare.gov for health insurance options and prices. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Andrew Harnik/AP

Rates Up 22 Percent For Obamacare Plans, But Subsidies Rise, Too

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/499190020/499215956" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Secretary of Health and Human Services Sylvia Burwell at a Senate hearing in 2014. "We expect this to be a transition period for the marketplace," she told reporters Wednesday. "Issuers are adjusting their prices, bringing them in line with actual data on costs." Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Alex Wong/Getty Images

Alina Nurieva (right) sat with Gabriela Cisneros, an insurance agent from Sunshine Life and Health Advisors, and picked an insurance plan at the Mall of the Americas in Miami last November. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Joe Raedle/Getty Images

Aetna is the latest big health insurer to retreat from the exchanges established under the Affordable Care Act. Jessica Hill/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Jessica Hill/AP

Aetna Joins Other Major Insurers In Pulling Back From Obamacare

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/490207169/490251859" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

When your health insurer reclassifies a prescription drug you take from tier 1 to tier 2, it can sharply increase the portion of the drug's cost that you're expected to pay. Roberto Machado Noa/LightRocket via Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Roberto Machado Noa/LightRocket via Getty Images

Peter Lee, executive director of Covered California, the state's health insurance exchange, said the projected rate increases for 2017 are linked to increases in the cost of health care in the state. Rich Pedroncelli/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Rich Pedroncelli/AP

President Obama speaks in Dallas in 2013 about the technical problems that affected the initial rollout of the Affordable Care Act. Now, citing the law's success, he is urging Congress to expand the insurance offerings. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images

Her income as a New Orleans singer fluctuates with the tourist season, says Lisa Lynn Kotnik, and that's made health insurance too expensive in the past. Now that she has a Medicaid card, getting the health care and medicine she needs should be easier. Courtesy of Skip Bolen hide caption

toggle caption
Courtesy of Skip Bolen

Louisiana Medicaid Expansion Brings Insurance To Many New Orleans Musicians

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/484323637/484381747" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Nuns opposed to the Affordable Care Act's contraceptive mandate rally outside the Supreme Court on March 23 prior to oral arguments in Zubik v. Burwell. The Supreme Court sent the case back to a lower court on Monday. Drew Angerer/Bloomberg/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Drew Angerer/Bloomberg/Getty Images