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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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Charlene Yurgaitis gets health insurance through Medicaid in Pennsylvania. It covers the counseling and medication she and her doctors say she needs to recover from her opioid addiction. Ben Allen/WITF hide caption

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Calls for tort reform in regards to medical malpractice are popular on the campaign trail. But research shows that costs from medical liability make up just 2 to 2.5 percent of total health care spending in the U.S. FangXiaNuo/Getty Images/iStockphoto hide caption

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House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, seen walking to the House chamber on Wednesday, says he has the votes needed to pass the GOP health care bill on Thursday. Eric Thayer/Getty Images hide caption

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According to the Congressional Budget Office, repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act would lead to 24 million people losing insurance. But that could depend on how you define "insurance." Getty Images/iStockphoto hide caption

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U.S. Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., speaks at a press conference Wednesday on Republican plans to delay enactment of the Affordable Care Act. Looking on are Sens. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., John Barrasso, R-Wyo., and John Cornyn, R-Texas. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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Health Law Spared Young Adults From High Hospital Bills

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Oregon's Math Problem: How To Measure Health?

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Some insurers prefer to pay for manual breast pumps, but some working moms prefer more expensive, electric models. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Law Says Insurers Should Pay For Breast Pumps, But Which Ones?

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Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad speaks during a panel discussion at the National Governors Association 2013 Winter Meeting in Washington, D.C. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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Governors' D.C. Summit Dominated By Medicaid And The Sequester

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Peggy Renzi (middle) talks with her teammates Erika Hersey (left) and Erica Webster. The three are part of a team of nurses in the Bowie Health Center emergency room in Bowie, Md., who are working together to lose weight. Gabriella Demczuk /NPR hide caption

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Money Replaces Willpower In Programs Promoting Weight Loss

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White House Tries Again To Find Compromise On Contraception

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Patient William Wishart, age 4 months, looks on as Dr. Melanie Walker uses a portable computer to enter information from his exam into an electronic medical records system, in North Raleigh, N.C., in November. Chris Seward/MCT /Landov hide caption

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Growing Pains As Doctors' Offices Adopt Electronic Records

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Health care reform should make it easier for many children to get routine dental checkups that are covered by insurance. Terry J Alcorn/iStockphoto.com hide caption

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The Hobby Lobby chain of arts and crafts stores has gone to court to block a provision of the administration's health law that requires employers' health plans to pay for contraceptives. Tony Gutierrez/AP hide caption

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Businesses Sue Government Over Birth Control Mandate

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The majority of what happens on Jan. 1, 2013, is tax increases and cuts in tax deductions to pay for the changes coming in 2014. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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What The Health Law Will Bring In 2013

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Electronic medical records can have drawbacks, too. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Computerized Health Records Breed Digital Discontent For Some Doctors

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During a campaign speech at Veterans Memorial Park in Manchester, N.H., Oct. 18, President Obama once again embraced the term "Obamacare" while discussing the Affordable Care Act. Darren McCollester/Getty Images hide caption

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President Embraces 'Obamacare'; What Would Romney Do?

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