Sen. Tom Coburn Loses Oncologist After Enrolling in Health Plan Under Obamacare

Oklahoma senator announced he had cancer last November


Cancer-stricken Sen. Tom Coburn revealed Tuesday that his health insurance under Obamacare doesn't cover his oncologist, but said he still is receiving excellent care.

"I'm doing well from a health standpoint, got great docs," Coburn said on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" on Tuesday when asked about his health. "Fortunately — even though my new coverage won't cover my specialist — I'm going to have great care, and I have a great prognosis."

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  1. Yeah, but he's a rethug, so you can forget Obo giving a hoot.

  2. Every person who is in this positions should be interviewed. The number of people getting screwed by this program needs to be out there until the stink cannot be ignored. It needs to be made personal. The people do recognize this as cruel and unfair to those who need their current system, but they need to be more angry. When someone dies because of the lack of quality care - and they will - it should be laid at the feet of those who so arrogantly think they can make personal decisions for 300 million people.

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