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Jason Chaffetz Is Now A Health Care Meme

Opponents of the health care bill dragged the Republican congressman after he scooted in for the vote right after a surgery for a pre-existing condition.

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A photo of Republican congressman Jason Chaffetz scooting in to vote "yes" for the Obamacare repeal and replacement bill after a foot surgery became an easy target for the bill's opponents.

Chaffetz Scoots In For Health Care Vote After Surgery - photo by @billclarkphotos

House Republicans on Thursday passed the bill that would make sweeping changes to the American health care system. One of the most controversial provisions of the bill allows insurance companies to charge people with pre-existing conditions higher premiums in states that request waivers to do so.

Tasneem Nashrulla is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.

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