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Thomas Coburn's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

Full Name: Thomas 'Tom' Allen Coburn
Office: U.S. Senate (OK) - Jr, Republican
First Elected: 11/02/2004
Last Elected: 11/02/2010
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Carolyn; 3 Children: Callie, Katie, Sarah
Birth Date: 03/14/1948
Birth Place: Casper, WY
Home City: Muskogee, OK
Religion: Baptist
Date Title
July 22, 2014 Fake Applications for ObamaCare Tax Subsidies Show How Vulnerable Health Care Law is to Fraud & Abuse
July 7, 2014 New IG Report Finds Inconsistencies With Health Exchange Applications
June 24, 2014 Beyond the Waiting Lists, New Senate Report Reveals a Culture of Crime, Cover-Up and Coercion within the VA
June 3, 2014 Senators Coburn, Burr, McCain, and Flake introduce the Veterans Choice Act
May 2, 2014 Senate Doctors Introduce the SCOPE Act to Limit Power of Secretary of HHS
April 16, 2014 Senator Coons Introduces Bill to Help Patients Take Better Control of Their Medical Care
March 13, 2014 Senate Says No to Childcare Handouts For Millionaires
Feb. 26, 2014 Coburn Releases New Health Care Cost Report
Jan. 7, 2014 Carper, Coburn Highlight New Administration Proposal to Combat Fraudulent Drug Diversion From Medicare
Dec. 12, 2013 Sens. Toomey, Carper, Coburn, Brown Lead Bipartisan Effort To Curb Prescription Drug Abuse
Nov. 21, 2013 Boxer, Coburn Praise President Obama for Signing Bipartisan HOPE Act
Nov. 13, 2013 Boxer, Coburn Praise house Passage of the HOPE Act
June 18, 2013 Boxer, Coburn Praise Senate Passage of the HOPE Act
June 18, 2013 Boxer, Coburn Praise Senate Passage of the Hope Act
June 10, 2013 Senators Carper, Coburn and Congressmen Roskam, Carney Lead Bipartisan Effort to Combat Billions of Dollars in Waste, Fraud and Abuse in Medicare and Medicaid
March 20, 2013 Boxer, Coburn Praise Senate HELP Committee Passage of the HOPE Act
Feb. 14, 2013 Boxer, Coburn Introduce Bill to End Ban on Research into Organ Donations Between HIV-Positive Patients
July 31, 2012 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Acting Administrator Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
July 20, 2012 Senators Concerned with Management of Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program
June 26, 2012 Bipartisan Leaders in House and Senate Urge GAO to Probe Success Rate of Efforts to Identify and Prevent Medicare Fraud
June 21, 2012 GAO Finds HRSA Failing Taxpayers, Patients, Due to Ineffective Management of Community Health Center Program
June 21, 2012 GAO Finds HRSA Failing Taxpayers, Patients, Due to Ineffective Management of Community Health Center Program
June 6, 2012 Coburn Releases New Report on Unspent Federal Dollars
May 9, 2012 Senate and House GOP Question HHS on Wasteful Billion Dollar Loan Program
April 17, 2012 Senators Coburn and Burr Introduce PATIENTS' FDA Act
March 29, 2012 New Survey: 75% of Physicians Largely Oppose the President's Healthcare Law
March 20, 2012 Drs Coburn & Barrasso Release New Health Care Report on "Side Effects" of the President's Health Care Law
Feb. 7, 2012 Coburn, Hatch Express Concern Over Misleading Term Used in Marketing New Health Law
Jan. 6, 2012 Senator Hutchison and 35 Senate Colleagues Challenge Obama Health Care Law
Dec. 1, 2011 Senators Enzi, Coburn, Burr, and Isakson Mark World AIDS Day with Call to Action
Nov. 9, 2011 Drs Coburn and Barrasso Release a Doctors' Perspective of "Medicare & You 2012" Handbook
Oct. 21, 2011 Joint Release: Repeal CLASS Working Group Continues to Press HHS on Failed Obama Health Care Component
June 22, 2011 Sens. Carper and Coburn Lead Bipartisan Legislation to Combat Billions of Dollars in Waste, Fraud and Abuse in Medicare and Medicaid
June 22, 2011 Sens. Carper and Coburn Lead Bipartisan Legislation to Combat Billions of Dollars in Waste, Fraud and Abuse in Medicare and Medicaid
May 4, 2011 Hatch, Coburn, Group of Senators Introduce Legislation Preventing Federal Funding of Abortion in ObamaCare
March 29, 2011 Republican Senators Reintroduce PATIENTS Act
Feb. 2, 2011 Dr. Coburn Votes to Repeal Flawed Health Care Law
Oct. 25, 2010 Drs. Coburn and Barrasso Release New Health Care Report
Sept. 28, 2010 Bipartisan Legislation Promoting Life-Saving Medical Advances Clears Senate
Aug. 5, 2010 Hatch, Coburn Introduce Bill To Exclude Abortion Coverage From Health Care Law
July 27, 2010 Cornyn Introduces the Health Care Bureaucrats Elimination Act
July 21, 2010 Dr. Coburn Introduces Bill Prioritizing Treatment in Global AIDS Effort
July 7, 2010 Coburn, Barrasso Release Oversight Report on Obamacare's First 100 Days
March 2, 2010 Dr. Coburn Encourages White House to Continue Bipartisan Negotiations; Abandon All-or-Nothing Reconciliation Threat
Dec. 19, 2009 Dr. Coburn Calls New Abortion Language a Fraud that Will Allow Taxpayer-Funded Abortion
Dec. 16, 2009 Dr. Coburn Encourages Americans to Listen to Reading of Plan to Establish Government-run Single Payer Health Care
Dec. 8, 2009 Dr. Coburn Disappointed Senate Votes to Force Taxpayers to Fund Abortion in Health Care Bill
Dec. 4, 2009 New CRS Report Shows Government Already Controls 60 percent of Health Care in the U.S.
Nov. 21, 2009 Dr. Coburn Votes Against Move Toward Government-Run Health Care
Nov. 9, 2009 Dr. Coburn Challenges Senators to Make Sacrifices for Veterans Health Care
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