On May 4, 2017, members of the U.S. House of Representatives voted 217-213 to pass the American Health Care Act ( AHCA), after it had been amended several times. The AHCA is the proposed legislation to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
- House Republicans voted to pass the AHCA with several amendments.
- The AHCA will now move on to be considered by the Senate.
- The AHCA would allow states to receive waivers from essential health benefit rules and includes additional funding for state stability funds.