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The Trump administration, via executive order, has kicked off its promised dismantling of the Affordable Care Act but questions abound about timing and the nature of a replacement.

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House Freedom Caucus Chair Mark Meadows (R-NC) told reporters that he and his caucus are still trying to “get to yes,” shortly after leadership announced the expected vote on the American Health Care Act would be delayed at least a day as Republicans scramble to shore up the needed votes.

A senior GOP aide said a House vote on the American Health Care Act would not take place Thursday as originally planned, and said lawmakers will have a better idea on the timing of the vote come Friday morning.

The Freedom Caucus met with President Donald Trump at the White House today and left without a deal on the American Health Care Act, an aide to Freedom Caucus Chair Mark Meadows (R-NC) told Inside Health Policy.

Rep. Buddy Carter (R-GA) hinted that a House vote on the American Health Care Act could slip beyond today, but said he is confident the bill will ultimately pass.

The House Rules Committee, following a marathon session Wednesday, will reconvene Thursday (March 23) if a deal is reached using a martial law rule that lets it wrap up its work on the American Health Care Act Thursday the same day the bill is slated for a floor vote.

The House Wednesday easily passed bills promoting association health plans and repealing the health insurance industry's exemption to the antitrust regulation, both considered part of “phase three” of the GOP's three-part ACA repeal and replacement effort.

House Freedom Caucus Chair Mark Meadows (R-NC) said he is negotiating with President Donald Trump on amendments to the House version of the American Health Care Act -- due for votes on the House floor Thursday (March 23) -- that would get him to support the bill, including potentially eliminating the ACA's essential health benefits.

CMS says it is aiming to get doctors information on whether they meet the volume thresholds for participating in the Merit-based Incentive Payment System this spring, and the Medical Group Management Association says the lack of eligibility notifications is “generating considerable frustration and confusion.”