A conversation with a former director of the agency on the American Health Care Act vote and how health-care legislation is appraised by the federal government.

The American Health Care Act is scheduled for a vote in the House Thursday afternoon. After weeks of setbacks and negotiations, the White House and GOP leaders in Congress seem confident that the amended law will have enough support among both moderate Republicans and the more conservative Freedom Caucus to pass and proceed to the Senate.

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