100 Most Influential People in Healthcare - 2017
(R-Pa.), U.S. Senate
- Compensation: $174,000
- Years on list: 1
Toomey was one of the chief architects of the Senate's initial repeal-and-replace bill, the Better Care Reconciliation Act. Overall, he has pushed for a more extensive overhaul of Medicaid, calling spending growth in the program unsustainable. "Congress must not give up on repealing and replacing the failed healthcare law," Toomey said following the Senate's failure to pass a bill.