Conservative health-care wonk Avik Roy says the Senate health-care bill could be 'the greatest policy achievement' by a GOP Congress in his lifetime

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As the Senate Republicans' ObamaCare replacement was sending ripples of alarm and anger through the Democratic ranks — and some of the GOP ones, too — conservative health-care wonk Avik Roy was reading. And reading. And reading.

After finishing the 142 pages of the "Better Care" act, Roy — who served as Mitt Romney's health-care policy adviser during his 2012 campaign — reached this conclusion:

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Not all Republicans will be so pleased, though. Read nine ways the bill breaks with promises President Trump has made here at The Week.

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