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Thomas Coburn's Public Statements on Issue: Senior Citizens

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 6, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Servies - GOP Senators Call for Details on Administration Plan to Grant Exemptions from Electronic Health Records Regulations
Feb. 12, 2014 Military Retirement COLA
Jan. 7, 2014 Carper, Coburn Highlight New Administration Proposal to Combat Fraudulent Drug Diversion From Medicare
Jan. 7, 2014 Federal Agencies Continue Improper Payments to Deceased People
Dec. 12, 2013 Sens. Toomey, Carper, Coburn, Brown Lead Bipartisan Effort To Curb Prescription Drug Abuse
Dec. 12, 2013 Members Commend Senate Finance Committee Inclusion of PRIME Act Amendment
Nov. 12, 2013 Senators Burr, Coburn, Chambliss Reintroduce Public-Private Employee Retirement Parity Act
Aug. 2, 2013 Chairman Carper, Ranking Member Coburn Introduce Bipartisan Postal Reform Bill
Aug. 1, 2013 Letter to Kathryn Ruemmler, Counsel to the President - Obamacare Implementation
July 26, 2013 Hatch, Grassley, Coburn Welcome CMS Action to Prevent Waste, Fraud, & Abuse Within Medicare
June 24, 2013 Coburn and McCaskill Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Means-Test Medicare Premiums
June 20, 2013 Coburn and McCaskill Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Means-Test Medicare Premiums
June 17, 2013 McCaskill, Coburn Seek Support from Colleagues on Revision to Health Care Law
June 17, 2013 Letter to Sens. Begich, Murkowski, Boxer, Feinstein, Bennet, Udall, Blumenthal, Murphy, Cowan, Warren, Heller, Reid, Ayotte, Shaheen, Menendez, Reed, Whitehouse - Disparity in Medicare's Hospital Wage Index
June 13, 2013 Letter to Sens. Sessions, Shelby, Flake, McCain, Boozman, Carper, Coons, Nelson, Rubio, Chambliss, Isakson, Hirono, Schatz, Crapo, Risch, Durbin, Kirk, Coats, Donnelly, Harkin, Paul, Landrieu, Collins, King, Levin, Stabenow, Cochran, Baucus, Tester, Fischer, Johanns, Heinrich, Udall, Gillibrand, Schumer, Heitkamp, Hoeven, Wyden, Casey, Toomey, Graham, Scott, Johnson, Thune, Alexander, Corker, Cornyn, Cruz, Hatch, Lee, Leahy, Sanders, Cantwell, Murray, Manchin, Rockerfeller, Johnson, Barrasso - Disparity in Medicare's Hospital Wage Index System
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
May 7, 2013 Social Security Report Calls for Increased Attention to the Death Master File
April 8, 2013 Letter to Acting Administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs of the Office of Management and Budget Boris Bershteyn - Reexamine Plan to "Undermine Care" by Raising the Cost of In-home Companion Care
March 28, 2013 HHS Report Shows Tens of Millions Lost to Medicare Overpayments
Jan. 10, 2013 Inspector General Report Reveals Major Shortcomings in Medicare Oversight
Dec. 17, 2012 Senators Echo Calls in New Report for Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation to Reduce Duplication
Dec. 10, 2012 Senators Highlight Recent GAO Reports Detailing Vulnerabilities to Waste and Fraud in Medicare, Medicaid
Sept. 13, 2012 Dr. Coburn Releases New Investigative Report on Problems Uncovered in Social Security Disability Program
Aug. 30, 2012 New Report Finds Hundreds of Millions in Overlapping Government Assistance Payments
July 31, 2012 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Acting Administrator Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
June 26, 2012 Bipartisan Leaders in House and Senate Urge GAO to Probe Success Rate of Efforts to Identify and Prevent Medicare Fraud
June 11, 2012 Physicians in Congress Release "Doctors' Note' on Medicare
May 18, 2012 MSNBC "The Rachel Maddow Show" - Transcript
April 2, 2012 House Ways & Means, Senate Finance Committee Members Question Whether CMS is Fully Protecting Medicare from Waste, Fraud & Abuse
April 2, 2012 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Acting Administrator, Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Feb. 16, 2012 Senators Burr and Coburn Introduce Proposal to Save Medicare
Feb. 2, 2012 Congressional Physicians to AARP: Help Us Save Medicare
Nov. 30, 2011 Politico - To Save Medicare, Congress Should Build on What Works
Nov. 10, 2011 Sens. Carper, Coburn Welcome Introduction of House Companion Bill to Fight Waste, Fraud and Abuse in Medicare and Medicaid
Nov. 10, 2011 Hatch, Enzi, Coburn Question Role of New CMS Innovation Center
July 30, 2011 Establishing the Commission on Freedom of Information Act Processing Delays
June 30, 2011 Republican Senators Introduce the Retirement Freedom Act
June 28, 2011 Lieberman, Coburn Reveal Bipartisan Proposal to Save Medicare, Reduce Debt
May 20, 2011 Letter to Mr. Patrick O'Carroll, Jr. Inspector General Social Security Administration
April 17, 2011 Fox News "Fox News Sunday" - Transcript
March 16, 2011 SBIR/STTR Reauthorization Act of 2011
Dec. 26, 2010 FOX News "Fox News Sunday" - Transcript
Dec. 20, 2010 Dr. Coburn Releases New Oversight Report: "Wastebook 2010: A Guide to Some of the Most Wasteful Government Spending of 2010
Sept. 29, 2010 Setting Priorities
Aug. 4, 2010 Hearing of the Senate Subcommittee on Investigations of the Senate Commitee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs - Social Security Disability Overpayments
July 13, 2010 With Millions Facing Identity Theft Threat, Brown, Coburn Introduce Bill to Remove Social Security Numbers from Medicare Cards
March 10, 2010 Tax Extenders
Jan. 26, 2010 Dr. Coburn's Statement on State of the Union Address
Dec. 10, 2009 Servicemembers Home Ownership Tax Act
Dec. 2, 2009 Service Members Home Ownership Tax Act Of 2009
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