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Supporters of the Affordable Care Act, who are also opponents of Colorado's GOP-led plan to undo Colorado's state-run insurance exchange, gather for a rally on the state Capitol steps in Denver, Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017.
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The Future Of The Nation’s Health Care Law

Republican leaders in Congress have started the process of dismantling the Affordable Care Act. But an advocate in Champaign says she is glad to see they're slowing down the process of repeal and replace. GOP Congressman John Shimkus of Collinsville expects finding that replacement, made up of a "multitude of bills", will take most of 2017.

Literature on enrollment in the nation's health care law at Champaign County Health Care Consumers' office in downtown Champaign.
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Illinois Hospitals: Don’t Repeal Obamacare Without Immediate Replacement

President-elect Donald Trump has vowed to repeal the federal law known as Obamacare. A group representing Illinois hospitals is warning that doing so without a replacement plan could have dire consequences. The Illinois Hospital Association says about 1-million people have gained health coverage through the Affordable Care Act - that's how many would be at risk of losing coverage without a replacement plan.

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