Larry Bucshon

Larry Bucshon

INDIANA's 8th DISTRICT

Congress Rolls Back Obama Regulation on Coal Industry

2017/02/16

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – On Thursday, President Trump signed into law an important measure to protect Hoosier coal jobs, which was passed out of Congress earlier this month. The resolution, H.J. Res. 38, nullifies a rule submitted by the Department of Interior, known as the Stream Protection Rule. 

The resolution is a part of an effort by Congress to exercise its authority under the Congressional Review Act (CRA) to roll back onerous regulations set forth at the end of President Obama’s second term.

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Dr. Bucshon’s Statement on Humana Exiting Obamacare Markets

2017/02/16

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – On Tuesday, the Louisville, KY based insurer Humana announced its decision to exit the Obamacare exchanges in 2018. This decision follows the insurers reduced participation in 2017. 

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ICYMI: Aetna CEO says Obamacare markets are in 'death spiral'

2017/02/15

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – On Wednesday, the CEO of one of the nation’s largest insurers echoed growing concerns that President Obama’s signature healthcare law is in a death spiral. 

According to a Politico report, Aetna’s CEO argued that, “more insurers will pull out of the government-run marketplaces in the coming weeks and many areas will have no insurers to provide Affordable Care Act coverage in 2018.” He went on to say, “It’s not going to get any better; it’s getting worse.”

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Dr. Bucshon’s Statement on Senate Approval of Tom Price

2017/02/10

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Congressman Larry Bucshon, M.D.  released the following statement applauding Senate confirmation of Tom Price, M.D. as Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services:

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ICYMI: Bucshon, Other Members Write Op-ed on Delivering Relief to Patients

2017/02/02

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Legislation authored by Eighth District Congressman Larry Bucshon, M.D. to bring younger, healthier adults into the insurance marketplace will be featured in a House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health hearing today. The legislative hearing will discuss four meaningful reforms to deliver relief to patients from Obamacare.  

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Dr. Bucshon’s Statement on SCOTUS Nominee

2017/02/01

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Eighth District Congressman Larry Bucshon, M.D. released the following statement regarding  the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court: 

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ICYMI: Hoosier Delegation Pens Op-ed on Health care

2017/01/31

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – All seven Republican members of the Hoosier House delegation penned an op-ed in the Indianapolis Star over the weekend discussing the impacts of Obamacare and plans to repeal the law and rebuild the nation’s health care system to lower costs, expand access, and empower patients. 

The members wrote: 

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Dr. Bucshon Applauds President Trump’s Executive Actions on Border Security

2017/01/25

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Eighth District Congressman Larry Bucshon, M.D. released the following statement after President Donald Trump signed executive orders today to begin the process of securing the border and uphold the rule of law: 
 

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ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: Dr. Bucshon Shares Constituents’ Healthcare Stories

2017/01/24

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – On Monday, Eighth District Congressman Larry Bucshon, M.D. took to the House floor to share stories from his constituents regarding their experiences with Obamacare. The stories were shared with Dr. Bucshon during a round table he hosted in Terre Haute last week.  

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Dr. Bucshon’s Statement on TMMI Expansion Announcement

2017/01/24

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Eighth District Congressman Larry Bucshon, M.D. released the following statement after Toyota Motor Manufacturing Indiana announced plans to invest $600 million in the Princeton plant adding 400 jobs:

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Dr. Bucshon on Eliminating Waste in the Medicaid Program

2017-02-07 23:24:36


Dr. Bucshon: Hoosiers want relief from Obamacare

2017-01-23 19:36:37


Dr. Bucshon: ObamaCare limits patient-choice.

2017-01-23 18:59:56


Dr. Bucshon recognizes Suicide Prevention Month

2016-09-28 17:36:35


Dr. Bucshon: Overtime rule devastating to Hoosier small businesses, nonprofits

2016-09-21 20:28:45


Dr. Bucshon questions CMS Administrator on Medicare drug experiment

2016-09-14 22:04:42


Dr. Bucshon questions CMS Administrator on global surgical payments

2016-09-14 22:03:00


Dr. Bucshon questions CMS Administrator on ACA's age rating ratios

2016-09-14 22:01:40


Dr. Bucshon congratulates the Southwest Indiana Chamber on "Chamber of the Year" award

2016-09-14 17:52:08


Dr. Bucshon Congratulates USI College of Nursing and Health Professions on Nexus Award

2016-09-09 17:43:13


Dr. Bucshon highlights the need for mental health reform

2016-09-09 17:19:51


Dr. Bucshon honors the "Patrolman of Franklin Street"

2016-09-07 16:46:48


Dr. Bucshon's PSA with Weather Channel on severe weather preparedness

2016-07-27 21:25:53


Dr. Bucshon recognizes local hero

2016-05-26 13:17:13


Dr. Bucshon urges support for his opioid use disorder treatment bill

2016-05-11 22:49:56


Dr. Bucshon honors Jackie Young, Toyota Motor Manufacturing Indiana

2016-03-22 15:22:30


Dr. Bucshon supports bill to override veto of ObamaCare repeal

2016-02-02 23:07:41


Dr. Bucshon: Indiana disapproves of the EPA's war on our economy and jobs

2015-12-01 22:38:20


Dr. Bucshon speaks out against EPA regulations on coal fired power plants

2015-11-18 22:56:47


D Bucshon speaks in support of the Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act

2015-11-05 16:38:56


Contact Information

1005 Longworth HOB
Washington, DC 20515
Phone 202-225-4636
Fax 202-225-3284
bucshon.house.gov

Larry Bucshon (pronounced:  “Boo-shon”) was born on May 31, 1962 and raised in Kincaid, Illinois, a small town of 1400 people in central Illinois. His life was shaped by this small town upbringing by two hard working parents. Larry’s father was an underground coal miner and his mother was a nurse. Both are now retired and still live in Kincaid.

Larry attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and, upon receiving his bachelor’s degree, attended medical school at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Following medical school Larry completed a residency at the Medical College of Wisconsin, where he served as chief resident in surgery, and then remained there to complete a fellowship in cardiothoracic surgery. During this time he also enlisted with the United States Navy Reserve and served for almost a decade. During his residency Larry met his wife Kathryn, who is also a physician and a practicing anesthesiologist in Evansville.

Prior to being elected to Congress, Larry spent his life specializing in cardiothoracic surgery and has performed hundreds of heart surgeries and also served as President of Ohio Valley HeartCare. Larry’s outstanding work and leadership in this field led to him being honored as the St. Mary’s Medical Staff Physician of the Year in 2007. Larry also served as Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery and Medical Director of the open heart recovery intensive care unit at St. Mary’s Hospital. He is board certified in Cardiothoracic Surgery by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery.

Larry and his wife Kathryn reside in Warrick County with their four children and attend Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Evansville.


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