Alison Kodjak Alison Fitzgerald Kodjak is a health policy correspondent on NPR's Science Desk.
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Juana Rivera (left) speaks with agent Fabrizzio Russi about buying insurance through the Affordable Care Act in Miami in 2014. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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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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House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., speaks to the media during a briefing on Capitol Hill in September. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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

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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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For Republicans, Partial Obamacare Repeal Carries Political Risks

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How Trump Could Repeal Several Parts Of The Affordable Care Act

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President-elect Donald Trump has consistently promised to repeal Obamacare. Jeff Kowalsky/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Can Kill Obamacare With Or Without Help From Congress

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What Happens To Obamacare In A Trump Administration?

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Platform Check: Trump And Clinton On Health Care

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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

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Shopping For Obamacare Opens To Mixed Reviews From Consumers

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California Woman Considers Insurance Options After ACA Rates Rise

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Auvi-Q was pulled from the market in 2015 because of quality concerns. The drug's maker says the problems have been solved and that the product will be available in 2017. AP hide caption

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Premium Hike Catapults Obamacare Into Election Spotlight

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Obamacare Rates Will Be Approximately 22 Percent Higher For 2017 Policies

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