Julie Rovner Julie Rovner is a health policy correspondent for NPR specializing in the politics of health care.

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Kelley Mui helps a client sign up for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act on Dec. 15 at the Midwest Asian Health Association in Chicago. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Ends Health Care Subsidies: Who Will Be Affected?

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Sens. Lindsey Graham (from left), Bill Cassidy and Majority Leader Mitch McConnell take questions during a press conference Tuesday. Graham and Cassidy were among the co-sponsors of a proposal to overhaul the Affordable Care Act. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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The Path Forward In Health Care Remains Uncertain For Both Parties

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People who buy their own health insurance and make too much to get subsidies are most likely to feel the pain of an unstable market. PhotoAlto/Frederic Cirou/Getty Images hide caption

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The federal CHIP program funds health care for almost 9 million children. Terry Vine/Blend Images/Getty Images hide caption

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House Speaker Paul Ryan (center) walks to the House chamber ahead of a budget vote on Capitol Hill. Though Ryan was able to deliver 217 votes Thursday to get his GOP health plan through the House, there are still significant hurdles before the bill becomes law. Eric Thayer/Getty Images hide caption

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5 Things To Watch As GOP Health Bill Moves To The Senate

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Rep. Peter King, a Republican representing Long Island, has been heavily lobbied by groups on both sides of the GOP health care bill who are intent on getting him to vote their way. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Prescription drug coverage is one benefit that drives up insurance costs, and one that is very popular with consumers. Hero Images/Getty Images hide caption

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People who lacked health insurance for more than three consecutive months in 2016, or who bought individual insurance and got federal help paying the premiums, will need to do a little work to figure out what, if anything, they owe the IRS. Brennan Linsley/AP hide caption

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Tax Day And Health Insurance Under Trump

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Tax Credits, Penalties And Age Rating: Parsing The GOP Health Bill

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People will still be able to buy health insurance if they have pre-existing conditions, but its not clear how healthy the health insurance market would be under the GOP bill. andresr/Getty Images hide caption

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How Will People Who Are Already Sick Be Treated Under A New Health Law?

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The one thing that's certain is that there will be changes in the Affordable Care Act. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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What's Next For The Affordable Care Act? Your Questions Answered

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House Speaker Paul Ryan and Vice President-elect Mike Pence plan to include defunding of Planned Parenthood in a budget reconciliation bill intended to also defund the Affordable Care Act. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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