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Ron Ellis of Augusta, Ga., hugs Monica Baldwin, a navigator with Christ Community Health, after she helped him sign up for insurance through the Affordable Care Act. Phil Galewitz/KHN hide caption

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Ruth McCafferty, who works in Kalispell, Mont., credits the training she got through the state's Medicaid expansion with helping her get a good job. Eric Whitney / MTPR hide caption

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Montana May Be Model For Future Medicaid Work Requirement

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House Speaker Paul Ryan signed legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act on Jan. 7, 2016. President Obama vetoed the bill, but the new administration could open the door for change. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Insurers say many customers have abused special enrollment periods, waiting to sign up for coverage when they're sick and need pricey care. Other groups dispute that charge. Ariel Zambelich/NPR hide caption

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House Majority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., is part of the Republican leadership working to repeal the Affordable Care Act as quickly as possible in January. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Bobo gives her mother a kiss. Her mother can't talk or move her arms or legs. Kimberly Paynter/WHYY hide caption

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Caring For A Loved One At Home Can Have A Steep Learning Curve

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U.S. Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., speaks to members of the media Sept. 9 at the Capitol. Reid is retiring after this Congress; he'll be succeeded as minority leader by Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y. (right). Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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As He Leaves The Senate, Harry Reid Says He's 'Hopeful' On Trump

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Kara Salim, 26, got out of the Marion County, Indiana, jail in 2015 with a history of domestic-violence charges, bipolar disorder and alcoholism — and without Medicaid coverage. As a result, she couldn't afford the fees for court-ordered therapy. Philip Scott Andrews for KHN hide caption

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Signed Out Of Prison But Not Signed Up For Health Insurance

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House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy has supported the repeal of the Affordable Care Act, despite health coverage it has brought to many of his constituents. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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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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