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Tom Carper's Public Statements on Issue: Senior Citizens

Full Name: Thomas 'Tom' Richard Carper
Office: U.S. Senate (DE) - Sr, Democratic
First Elected: 11/07/2000
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2018
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Martha Ann; 2 Children: Benjamin, Christopher
Birth Date: 01/23/1947
Birth Place: Beckley, WV
Home City: Wilmington, DE
Religion: Presbyterian
Date Title
April 9, 2014 Chairman Carper Highlights Public Release of Medicare Payment Data
Jan. 29, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee - Postal Reform Act of 2013
Jan. 9, 2014 Hearing Of The House Committee On Oversight And Government Reform - Hearing: Waste in Government: What's Being Done
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. 17, 2013 Chairman Carper Highlights FY 2013 Medicare and Medicaid Improper Payments
Dec. 12, 2013 Members Commend Senate Finance Committee Inclusion of PRIME Act Amendment
Dec. 12, 2013 Sens. Toomey, Carper, Coburn, Brown Lead Bipartisan Effort To Curb Prescription Drug Abuse
Nov. 26, 2013 Sen. Carper Announces Delaware Seniors Saved More Than $40 Million on Prescription Drugs Since Affordable Care Act was Enacted
Oct. 7, 2013 Hearing of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs - Social Security Disability Benefits: Did a Group of Judges, Doctors, and Lawyers Abuse Programs for the Country's Most Vulnerable?
Aug. 2, 2013 Chairman Carper, Ranking Member Coburn Introduce Bipartisan Postal Reform Bill
June 24, 2013 Hearing of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee - Curbing Prescription Drug Abuse in Medicare
June 19, 2013 Carper, Murkowski, Cassidy, Kind Introduce Bill to Help Reduce Obesity
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
March 28, 2013 HHS Report Shows Tens of Millions Lost to Medicare Overpayments
March 5, 2013 Sen. Carper Joins Colleagues to Introduce Bill Simplifying Tax Filings for Seniors
Feb. 14, 2013 Executive Session
Feb. 14, 2013 Chairman Carper Joins Colleagues, Comptroller General Dodaro to Unveil 2013 High Risk List
Jan. 31, 2013 Bipartisan Finance Committee Members Release Recommendations to Combat Waste, Fraud & Abuse in Medicare & Medicaid
Jan. 10, 2013 Inspector General Report Reveals Major Shortcomings in Medicare Oversight
Dec. 10, 2012 Senators Highlight Recent GAO Reports Detailing Vulnerabilities to Waste and Fraud in Medicare, Medicaid
Oct. 5, 2012 Sen. Carper Statement on Administration's Medicare Fraud Strike Force Announcement
Aug. 1, 2012 USPS to Default on Payment for Future Retirees, Senators Call for House Action
July 10, 2012 Sens. Baucus, Carper, McCaskill Call for Additional Oversight After the HHS Inspector General Examines Potential Conflicts of Interest Among Medicare Contractors
July 10, 2012 Sens. Baucus, Carper, McCaskill Call for Additional Oversight After the HHS Inspector General Examines Potential Conflicts of Interest Among Medicare Contractors
June 26, 2012 Bipartisan Leaders in House and Senate Urge GAO to Probe Success Rate of Efforts to Identify and Prevent Medicare Fraud
March 29, 2012 Health Care Reform
March 8, 2012 Senator Carper Highlights Redesigned Medicare Claims and Benefit Statement
Feb. 10, 2012 Sen. Carper Highlights Report Detailing $397 Million Dollars in Improper Medicare Payments Recovered by Enhanced Audit Program
Dec. 16, 2011 Carper Highlights Report Detailing Medicare Waste and Fraud Vulnerabilities
Dec. 13, 2011 Carper Hails Administration's Continued Efforts to Curb Government Waste, Fraud and Abuse
Nov. 10, 2011 Sens. Carper, Coburn Welcome Introduction of House Companion Bill to Fight Waste, Fraud and Abuse in Medicare and Medicaid
Oct. 14, 2011 Letter to Representative Hensarling and Senator Murray
July 27, 2011 Sen. Carper Highlights Report Detailing Nearly Half a Billion Dollars in Improper Medicare Payments Recovered by Enhanced Audit Program
June 22, 2011 Hearing of the US Senate Finance Committee - Preventing Overpayments, and Eliminating Fraud in the Unemployment Insurance System
June 22, 2011 Sen. Carper Statement on U.S. Postal Service Decision to Suspend Federal Employees Retirement Systems Payments
May 20, 2011 Sen. Carper Highlights Senior Medicare Patrol Program
May 4, 2011 Sen. Carper Highlights Report Detailing Over $200 Million in Improper Medicare Payments Recovered by Enhanced Audit Program
May 4, 2011 The Hill - Medicare Auditors Recoup $237.8 Million
April 15, 2011 Sen. Carper Welcomes White House Implementation of Improper Payments Law
March 9, 2011 HSGAC Hearing Opening Statement: "New Tools for Curbing Waste and Fraud in Medicare and Medicaid"
Feb. 14, 2011 Sen. Carper Responds to Proposals to Reduce Unnecessary Spending and Improve Government Efficiency in President's 2012 Budget
Nov. 15, 2010 Sen. Carper Highlights Medicare Open Enrollment Season and New Medicare Benefits
Aug. 4, 2010 Hearing: "Social Security Disability Fraud: Case Studies in Federal Employees and Commercial Drivers Licenses"
Aug. 4, 2010 Hearing of the Senate Subcommittee on Investigations of the Senate Commitee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs - Social Security Disability Overpayments
Aug. 3, 2010 Hearing: "Transforming Government Through Innovative Tools and Technology"
July 16, 2010 Carper Comments on Medicare Fraud Arrests
May 28, 2010 Medicare Part D
Sept. 29, 2009 Carper Comments On Public Option Votes In Finance Committee
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