By Melanie Zanona - 01-02-17 15:50 PM EST
Vice President-elect Mike Pence will huddle with House Republicans on ObamaCare this week, according to a House GOP leadership aide.
Pence will attend the GOP conference meeting on Wednesday morning as Republicans plot their path forward on repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act in the new Congress.
Republicans are reportedly considering delaying when parts of the repeal go into effect in order to buy more time to develop a replacement plan.
The meeting with Pence comes the same day President Obama is scheduled to meet with Democratic lawmakers to discuss their strategy for defending his signature domestic policy achievement.
Republicans are moving forward quickly with plans to repeal ObamaCare. They plan to vote on a budget resolution setting in motion a fast-track process to repeal much of the healthcare law in early January.
But Senate and House Republicans appear split over whether to tackle entitlement reform in an ObamaCare replacement.