The House of Representatives voted to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, setting the stage for another lane of hurdles that must be cleared in the Senate.
The highly partisan vote was 216-211.
The bill will provide a simpler more affordable way to provide health coverage even as insurers are pulling out of the exchanges set up by Obamacare, Ryan said.
"We can continue with the status quo or make it easier to offer health insurance," he said.
The new plan will provide more individual control and piece of mind for patients, he said. "Let's put the patient, not the bureaucrats, at the center of the system," he said.
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