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Official portrait of United States Senator Tom Coburn (R-OK).

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Remember When Sen. Tom Coburn Lost His Cancer Doctor Because of ObamaCare?

Bubba Atkinson | On 29, Jan 2014

Due to changes in his coverage due to ObamaCare, Sen. Tom Coburn, who has been diagnosed with a recurring case of prostate cancer and has survived colon and melanoma cancers, will not be able to keep his current doctors.

“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.”

Thankfully Sen. Coburn has the means to afford the specialist he needs.

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POLITICO

Obamacare: Tom Coburn loses cancer doctor

By TAL KOPAN | 1/28/14 11:29 AM EST

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.”

The Oklahoma Republican’s spokesman confirmed to POLITICO that since the senator enrolled in his health insurance plan under Obamacare, his coverage has been reduced and he lost coverage for his cancer specialist. Coburn will continue to pay out of pocket and see his oncologist, his office said.

Coburn made public in November that he had been diagnosed with a recurrence of prostate cancer.

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