Health insurers are anxiously waiting for Republican leaders in Congress to offer specific plans on how they will fulfill their six-year promise to repeal the Affordable Care Act.

More importantly, the health industry is waiting to see how the GOP intends to repeal the landmark law in a way that won't leave millions of Americans uninsured and won't leave the insurers that currently are getting paid to cover them in a financially disastrous position.

Republicans have floated the idea of phasing out the ACA marketplace gradually, allowing current beneficiaries to keep their plans for another year or two as Congress devises a new system to put in place.

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