100 Most Influential People in Healthcare
Dean Heller, 61
(R-Nev.), U.S. Senate
- Compensation: $174,000
- Years on list: 1
Potentially vulnerable in the midterm elections next year, Heller joined with other moderates in raising questions about the Better Care Reconciliation Act's impact on Medicaid expansion. His decision to oppose an early version of the Senate bill was critical in forcing GOP leaders to go back to the drawing board.