New report card outlines a comparison of original and current federal health care program outlays and shows spending usually outpaces economic growth - often exponentially. The report looks at Medicaid, Medicare, defense health programs, veterans’ medical care, and other health programs like Indian Health Service and State Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP).
Dr. Coburn Unveils Obamacare Replacement - Patient CARE Act - with Senators Burr and Hatch
The plan repeals Obamacare and replaces it with common-sense, patient-centered reforms that reduce health care costs and increase access to affordable, high-quality care.
Coburn Releases Annual Wastebook Highlighting Most Egregious Spending of 2013
Dr. Coburn calls out nearly $30 billion in taxpayer funds wasted on low-priority spending and mismanaged programs.
Coburn Calls Out Parochial Congress in New Oversight Report on National Park Service
New report documents how members of Congress have used the Park Service to advance parochial interests while ignoring billions in maintenance backlog at our nation’s most prized national parks, and outlines areas of low-priority and wasteful spending by the Park Service.
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – U.S. Senators Tom Coburn, M.D. (R-OK) and Mark Udall (D-CO) today applauded the Senate’s unanimous passage of H.R. 2019, a bill that eliminates taxpayer financed political party conventions. ...read more