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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
March 20, 2013 Boxer, Coburn Praise Senate HELP Committee Passage of the HOPE Act
March 5, 2013 Health Care
Feb. 14, 2013 Boxer, Coburn Introduce Bill to End Ban on Research into Organ Donations Between HIV-Positive Patients
Jan. 25, 2013 Coburn Introduces Bill to Protect Taxpayers From Paying for Elective Abortions Under New Multi-State Health Plans
Sept. 6, 2012 National Review - Obamacare: It's Still a Gateway to Single-Payer Health Care
July 31, 2012 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Acting Administrator Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
July 30, 2012 Cybersecurity Act of 2012
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 The Washington Times - GOP Demands Answers from AARP on Health Deals
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 23, 2012 Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act
May 9, 2012 Senate and House GOP Question HHS on Wasteful Billion Dollar Loan Program
May 2, 2012 Letter to Members of the Health Care Community
April 17, 2012 Senators Coburn and Burr Introduce PATIENTS' FDA Act
March 29, 2012 Senators Coburn and Burr Issue Joint Statement on GAO Oversight Report
March 29, 2012 The Washington Times - Senate Judiciary, Obamacare Not an Enumerated Power
March 29, 2012 New Survey: 75% of Physicians Largely Oppose the President's Healthcare Law
March 29, 2012 Senators Burr and Coburn Issue Joint Statement on GAO Oversight Report
March 22, 2012 Health Care
March 20, 2012 Drs Coburn & Barrasso Release New Health Care Report on "Side Effects" of the President's Health Care Law
March 20, 2012 Health Care Reform
March 20, 2012 Politico - Obamacare' Not Helping Patients
Feb. 7, 2012 Coburn, Hatch Express Concern Over Misleading Term Used in Marketing New Health Law
Feb. 2, 2012 Letter to Barry Rand
Jan. 27, 2012 Congressional Republicans Ask CMS to Clarify Changes Required by Health Care Law
Jan. 6, 2012 Senator Hutchison and 35 Senate Colleagues Challenge Obama Health Care Law
Dec. 20, 2011 Letter to Dr. Peter Budetti, Deputy Administrator and Director of the Center for Program Integrity Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Dec. 1, 2011 Senators Enzi, Coburn, Burr, and Isakson Mark World AIDS Day with Call to Action
Nov. 9, 2011 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
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
Oct. 5, 2011 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - Preventative Health Services Mandates
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 26, 2011 The Budget
May 19, 2011 Senators Coburn, Burr, Chambliss Introduce Bill to Reform and Strengthen Medicaid
May 4, 2011 Hatch, Coburn, Group of Senators Introduce Legislation Preventing Federal Funding of Abortion in ObamaCare
April 6, 2011 The New York Post - Reform Or Go broke: Medicaid, Medicare Must Change
March 29, 2011 Republican Senators Reintroduce PATIENTS Act
March 3, 2011 Letter to The President
Feb. 17, 2011 Letter to the Government Accountability Office and the U.S. Departments of Agriculture; Commerce; Defense; Education; Energy; Health & Human Services; Homeland Security; Housing & Urban Development; Interior; Justice; State; Transportation; Treasury; and
Feb. 2, 2011 Dr. Coburn Votes to Repeal Flawed Health Care Law
Jan. 16, 2011 NBC "Meet the Press" - Transcript
Dec. 9, 2010 Dr. Coburn Calls CR/Omnibus a Trojan Horse to Fund New Health Law
Nov. 22, 2010 Letter to Students of America's Medical Schools
Nov. 5, 2010 Op-Ed - Sen. Tom Coburn: What Republicans can accomplish in the 112th Congress
Oct. 27, 2010 Op-Ed- Obamacare's Ill Effects Starting To Take Hold
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