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GOP health bill still a mystery before planned vote

The Senate will move forward with a key vote this week on a Republican health bill but it's not yet known whether the legislation will seek to replace President Barack Obama's health care law or simply repeal it.

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What's ahead for health care reform in 2018?

(HealthDay)—The Republican Party's quest to undo the Affordable Care Act—either by replacing it, repealing it or letting it fail—is creating enormous uncertainty for millions of Americans who buy their own health insurance.

Jul 21, 2017
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Health care

Health care, or healthcare, refers to the treatment and management of illness, and the preservation of health through services offered by the medical, dental, pharmaceutical, clinical laboratory sciences (in vitro diagnostics), nursing, and allied health professions. Health care embraces all the goods and services designed to promote health, including “preventive, curative and palliative interventions, whether directed to individuals or to populations”.

Before the term health care became popular, English-speakers referred to medicine or to the health sector and spoke of the treatment and prevention of illness and disease.

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