It was also suggested that the bill should be put aside until differences between the two groups could be worked out.
Despite the meeting not going well, Senate Finance Chairman Max BaucusMax BaucusChanging of the guard at DC’s top lobby firm GOP hasn’t reached out to centrist Dem senators Five reasons why Tillerson is likely to get through MORE (D-Mont.) is still expected to unveil a third iteration of the extenders bill later on Wednesday.
It is expected to include a "doc fix," which refers to delaying a Medicare payment cut to physicians, with modifications to its pension relief offset to accommodate multi-employers. The Senate passed a similar measure on Friday.
The legislation is also expected to scale back an extension to Federal Medical Assistance Percentages (FMAP), from $24 billion to roughly $14 billion, which will likely be at least partially offset with unused stimulus funds.
The bill is also expected to include technical corrections that will add approximately $2 billion in offsets.
Several sources told The Hill that this bill could be the last shot Senate Majority Leader Harry ReidHarry ReidDraft House bill ignites new Yucca Mountain fight Week ahead: House to revive Yucca Mountain fight Warren builds her brand with 2020 down the road MORE (D-Nev.) will have to pass extenders.