The rare joint letter from the two major insurer groups is also a departure from insurers' general stance throughout the ObamaCare repeal debate, where they have usually declined to take a firm position either in favor or against the GOP bills.
"It could lead to insurance plans that really are barely insurance at all".
"Everyone's having a hard time getting their head wrapped around the numbers and how it doesn't mean it's just a very big shift of expenses from the federal government to the states", said Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe, the outgoing chair of the National Governors Association and a critic of Republican efforts to overhaul health care. But two Republican senators have already declared their opposition to revised legislation unveiled on Thursday. ABC's Jonathan Karl asked.
The White House said Sunday that Trump was "monitoring what's going on with health care" but did not otherwise weigh in on the growing uncertainty.
"I believe as soon as we have a full contingent of senators, that we'll have that vote", he said.
"Should we proceed, have careful hearings and look at what we can do to make sure that the Medicaid program can continue to be there for future generations without bankrupting the federal budget?" But senators remain divided on the bill, with some saying it doesn't do enough to roll back former President Barack Obama's signature legislation, and others arguing it is too harsh and will kick their constituents off their current plans.
Senate GOP leaders offered a new version of their health bill, which included changes meant to mollify both conservative Republicans who favor less regulation and moderates who want to ensure all Americans have access to insurance. "Rather than increase the number of Idahoans who are uninsured, and increase health care costs for everyone, we need a fresh start with real reforms".
Biden, who considered running for president in 2016 and is frequently floated as a possible 2020 Democratic candidate, wrote in an opinion piece for the Washington Post that Americans all over the country have told him that they been given "peace of mind" from the Affordable Care Act.
She said on This Week that she is also concerned about the bill's giving insurers the option of offering bare-bones health plans.