Senator Thomas 'Tom' Allen Coburn's Public Statements

Office: U.S. Senate (OK) - Jr, Republican
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Issue Position: Tax Reform Issue Position: Social Security Issue Position: Budget and Spending 4/16/14 Senator Coons Introduces Bill to Help Patients Take Better Control of Their Medical Care 4/07/14 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Lankford, Coburn Seek Answers from CMS about OK Hospital "DSH' Payments 3/06/14 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 2/12/14 Military Retirement COLA 1/07/14 Carper, Coburn Highlight New Administration Proposal to Combat Fraudulent Drug Diversion From Medicare 1/07/14 Federal Agencies Continue Improper Payments to Deceased People 12/12/13 Sens. Toomey, Carper, Coburn, Brown Lead Bipartisan Effort To Curb Prescription Drug Abuse 12/12/13 Members Commend Senate Finance Committee Inclusion of PRIME Act Amendment 11/12/13 Senators Burr, Coburn, Chambliss Reintroduce Public-Private Employee Retirement Parity Act 8/02/13 Chairman Carper, Ranking Member Coburn Introduce Bipartisan Postal Reform Bill 8/01/13 Letter to Kathryn Ruemmler, Counsel to the President - Obamacare Implementation 7/26/13 Hatch, Grassley, Coburn Welcome CMS Action to Prevent Waste, Fraud, & Abuse Within Medicare 6/24/13 Coburn and McCaskill Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Means-Test Medicare Premiums 6/20/13 Coburn and McCaskill Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Means-Test Medicare Premiums 6/17/13 McCaskill, Coburn Seek Support from Colleagues on Revision to Health Care Law 6/17/13 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 6/13/13 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 6/10/13 Senators Carper, Coburn and Congressmen Roskam, Carney Lead Bipartisan Effort to Combat Billions of Dollars in Waste, Fraud and Abuse in Medicare and Medicaid 5/07/13 Social Security Report Calls for Increased Attention to the Death Master File 4/08/13 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 3/28/13 HHS Report Shows Tens of Millions Lost to Medicare Overpayments 1/10/13 Inspector General Report Reveals Major Shortcomings in Medicare Oversight 12/17/12 Senators Echo Calls in New Report for Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation to Reduce Duplication 12/10/12 Senators Highlight Recent GAO Reports Detailing Vulnerabilities to Waste and Fraud in Medicare, Medicaid 9/13/12 Dr. Coburn Releases New Investigative Report on Problems Uncovered in Social Security Disability Program 8/30/12 New Report Finds Hundreds of Millions in Overlapping Government Assistance Payments 7/31/12 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Acting Administrator Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 6/26/12 Bipartisan Leaders in House and Senate Urge GAO to Probe Success Rate of Efforts to Identify and Prevent Medicare Fraud 6/11/12 Physicians in Congress Release "Doctors' Note' on Medicare 5/18/12 MSNBC "The Rachel Maddow Show" - Transcript 4/02/12 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Acting Administrator, Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services 4/02/12 House Ways & Means, Senate Finance Committee Members Question Whether CMS is Fully Protecting Medicare from Waste, Fraud & Abuse 2/16/12 Senators Burr and Coburn Introduce Proposal to Save Medicare 2/02/12 Congressional Physicians to AARP: Help Us Save Medicare 11/30/11 Politico - To Save Medicare, Congress Should Build on What Works 11/10/11 Hatch, Enzi, Coburn Question Role of New CMS Innovation Center 11/10/11 Sens. Carper, Coburn Welcome Introduction of House Companion Bill to Fight Waste, Fraud and Abuse in Medicare and Medicaid 7/30/11 Establishing the Commission on Freedom of Information Act Processing Delays 6/30/11 Republican Senators Introduce the Retirement Freedom Act 6/28/11 Lieberman, Coburn Reveal Bipartisan Proposal to Save Medicare, Reduce Debt 5/20/11 Letter to Mr. Patrick O'Carroll, Jr. Inspector General Social Security Administration 4/17/11 Fox News "Fox News Sunday" - Transcript 3/16/11 SBIR/STTR Reauthorization Act of 2011 12/26/10 FOX News "Fox News Sunday" - Transcript 12/20/10 Dr. Coburn Releases New Oversight Report: "Wastebook 2010: A Guide to Some of the Most Wasteful Government Spending of 2010 9/29/10 Setting Priorities 8/04/10 Hearing of the Senate Subcommittee on Investigations of the Senate Commitee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs - Social Security Disability Overpayments