Health care state of play: The last lunch, and no agreement

None of the options appear to be enough to get anyone from a no to a yes.

— -- Senate Republicans’ Thursday all-member lunch was the last opportunity for the conference to discuss health care together before the July recess, and they don’t seem anywhere near an agreement.

But some senators interviewed by ABC News before and after the lunch expressed skepticism that any of these items individually could get holdouts on board, and others expressed outright hostility to some of the ideas.

“This is just one of several asks,” a Portman spokesperson said.

And while Cruz’s amendment on insurance plans is picking up steam with the conservative wing of the conference, some moderates fear it could mar insurance coverage pools which depend on healthy people buying comprehensive plans in order to help lower costs for all who buy in.

“Until somebody endorses the Patient Freedom Act, I don’t think it’s really serious,” said Sen. Bill Cassidy, referring to Cruz’s proposal. He also noted that it might not meet some of the procedural requirements needed to pass bills under the rules of budget reconciliation, which only require a 51-vote threshold.

“A lot of moving parts,” added Portman.

“I did not,” Collins said when asked if she heard anything in the lunch today that would persuade her to vote in favor of the bill.

ABC News’ John Parkinson contributed to this report.

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