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Focus shifts to Senate after House passes spending bill that defunds ACA
Modern Healthcare

All eyes now shift to the U.S. Senate after the House of Representatives on Friday approved a short-term spending bill that would keep the government operating after Sept. 30 and also includes an amendment to defund the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. In a vote of 230-189, the lower chamber passed the $986 billion spending bill to continue government programs and services at the current, post-sequestration annual rate until Dec. 15.