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President Trump at a listening session with health insurance executives at the White House earlier this year. Aude Guerrucci/Bloomberg/Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump speaks as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., looks on during a meeting with House and Senate leadership at the White House in June. Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump still hopes to force legislators back to the table to find a way to get rid of the Affordable Care Act, by any means possible. Tasos Katopodis /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Republican lawmakers are hashing out potential health care plans, though a repeal-only and a repeal-and-replace option have failed in the last two days. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Vice President Mike Pence, right, and White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus arrive on Capitol Hill on Tuesday for the Senate procedural vote on health care overhaul. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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President Trump said on Tuesday that he was surprised at the effective failure of the Senate health care bill, which did not have enough support to move forward to a vote. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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The ongoing debate over health care has many people wondering how changes will affect their coverage. Fanatic Studio/Collection Mix: Sub/Getty Images hide caption

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Q&A: What Does The Senate Health Bill Mean For Me?

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Doctors, nurses, patients and activists listen to Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., speak about Senate Republicans' health care bill on Friday at Bellevue Hospital in New York City. Schumer has vowed to help defeat the legislation, which the Congressional Budget Office scored on Monday. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., walks through the U.S. Capitol on Thursday following the release of a draft of the Senate Republicans' health care bill. An updated version was released on Monday. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Senate Republicans Alter Health Care Bill To Avoid 'Death Spiral'

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Some lawmakers are raising concerns that the Senate health care bill could aggravate the problem of healthy people going without insurance, driving up costs for everyone else. Stuart Kinlough/Ikon Images/Getty Images hide caption

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How The Senate Health Care Bill Could Disrupt The Insurance Market

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Andy Slavitt was in charge of running the federal agency that oversees the Affordable Care Act from 2015 to 2017. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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What The Man Who Ran Obamacare Thinks About The Republican Health Care Plan

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell leaves the chamber after announcing the release of the Republicans' health care bill on Thursday. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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CHART: Who Wins, Who Loses With Senate Health Care Bill

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