Members of the U.S. House voted 239-186 Tuesday to approve H.R. 596, a bill that would repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

H.R. 596 would also repeal the health care provisions in a PPACA companion bill, the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010.

The Republicans who voted approved the bill by a 239-3 margin.

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Allison Bell

Allison Bell, a senior reporter at ThinkAdvisor and BenefitsPRO, previously was an associate editor at National Underwriter Life & Health. She has a bachelor's degree in economics from Washington University in St. Louis and a master's degree in journalism from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University. She can be reached through X at @Think_Allison.