100 Most Influential People in Healthcare
Senate majority leader,
While the Senate majority leader failed in 2017 to secure enough votes to repeal the Affordable Care Act, he still has major sway over health policy. The most significant issue on McConnell's agenda now is the nomination fight over Brett Kavanaugh to fill a vacant seat on the U.S. Supreme Court. Several healthcare issues including Medicaid work requirements, the ACA and abortion could come before the high court in the coming years.