The House approved its version of the bill last month. On Friday, Heller also came out and said he will vote "no" on the bill as it now stands. "Whether we have a hearing or not, this thing needs to be fully vetted", he continued.
"Someone has to pay for these people one way or another", she said, "So, it has to be done, I think, in a fairer way than what Republicans are proposing, one that doesn't just shift the burden to states or the people who need the health care the most". "There isn't anything in this bill that would lower premiums".
The organization, which represents retirees, claimed the bill "would hit millions of Americans with high costs", The Hill reported. Dean Heller (R-NV) and Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) feel the bill is too harsh.
Barack Obama has blasted the Republican Party's new healthcare bill as "a massive transfer of wealth from middle-class and poor families to the richest people in America".
But it then allows states to opt out of that requirement.
The 142-page Senate health care bill revealed Thursday was written in secret by 13 white men with little or no expertise on health care issues and no advice from doctors, hospitals or health economists, let alone from the public.
Obamacare has been credited with expanding health coverage to many more Americans.
Health care stocks pulled back Friday, but the sector was still on track to post a weekly gain of more than 3 percent.
One group of senators says the plan doesn't go far enough in being fiscally conservative.
"Medicaid is a resource for their medical care", Kramer says.
But Medicaid has been eating up an ever-larger share of federal spending.
President Donald Trump will help lead talks to get the reluctant Republicans on board. Republicans also want to change the way the federal government calculates payments to the states starting in 2025, reducing the federal government's contribution to the states. A similar bill passed by the House has been panned by voters on both sides of the aisle, with polls showing about 8 in 10 people oppose the broad outlines of the G.O.P. plan.