Mike Coffman

Mike Coffman

COLORADO's 6th DISTRICT

Our Country’s Healthcare Debate….

2017/03/26


This week in Washington, the House of Representatives considered the ‘American Health Care Act’ (AHCA). In the end this legislation, intended to repeal and replace the ‘Affordable Care Act’ (ACA) was pulled and never received a vote. The result is that the ACA remains, for now, the law of the land. Personally, I am disappointed in this outcome. I truly believe the ACA is a terribly flawed piece of legislation and that we can do better. In this weeks’ message, I want to focus on the past week’s developments and explain why I hope that we will regroup and make another attempt, with a better bill than the AHCA to repeal and replace the ACA.

Taking a step back and reflecting on the weeks developments, the fact of the matter is that we still have to face the music when it comes to where Colorado and the nation stands on healthcare and its future under the ACA.

With the ACA in place, it is no secret that health insurance premiums are going up, both locally and nationwide. Colorado residents this year alone who buy their health insurance as individuals through the exchange will see a projected 20% average increase of their premiums. Nationally, this number ticks upwards closer to 25%. These price increases occur because at these high costs only people who are sick or likely to get sick buy health insurance. Younger healthier people choose to pay the annual tax penalty (the individual mandate) rather than buy an expensive policy with high deductibles and that means private insurance carriers are either having to dramatically raise premiums or simply continue pulling out of regional markets—ours included. As of this writing, 15 counties in Colorado are down to just one insurance carrier on their exchange, and once these insurers leave, residents in these areas will be left without options for coverage.  Clearly this model is unsustainable as it does not serve our residents or their health care needs in the long term.

In short, under the ACA, Americans are left with fewer healthcare choices, higher premiums, and an insurance exchange market spiraling out of control—and this is in areas where coverage is still available.

When the AHCA was introduced, I presumed it would come to a vote so I examined its provisions to see if it was the right vehicle to replace the ACA. My "must have" minimums were clear. I would only support a bill that included key consumer protections such as coverage for pre- existing conditions and allowing young people to remain on their parents’ health insurance up until age 26.  Having served in state government, I strongly believe that more authority over the program must be given to the states to not only achieve better outcomes but also to control the skyrocketing cost.  I also considered it essential to actually provide incentives rather than penalties for the purchase of health insurance. The AHCA largely met these standards but it also has a number of other provisions that I felt were questionable but I knew the legislation would be substantially amended in the Senate and I would have an opportunity to review it again before a final vote.

Yes, I along with many my colleagues ran on the pledge of not just to repeal the ACA but also to replace it. While we in Congress have legitimate differences of opinion on how this should get done, we must come together and get this job done. As my record as a soldier, Marine, small business owner, state legislator and as your elected U.S. Representative shows, I am one for results and someone who never quits.  It is my continued objective and intent to repeal and replace the ACA.

When I return to D.C. next week, rest assure I will continue work in solving the challenges facing our healthcare system.  

-Mike

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Coffman on Healthcare

2017/03/24

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Mike Coffman offered the following statement in response to Speakers Ryan withdraw of the American Health Care Act:

"Real people are suffering because the Affordable Care Act is not working. Republicans promised to repeal and replace Obamacare. There are legitimate differences of opinion in our Conference about how we accomplish that, but we need to bridge them and get this job done. The House is one step in the process, and the Speaker's framework is the beginning of a solution. We need to get a bill to the Senate, refine it, and finish our work. History will judge the party harshly if we don't keep our word to repeal and replace the Obamacare disaster."

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Coffman on Veterans Crisis Line

2017/03/21

Washington, D.C.-- U.S. Representative Mike Coffman (CO-06), Chairman of the House Armed Services Military Personall Subcommittee, made the following statement after the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) released its report ' Evaluation of the Veterans Health Administration Veterans Crisis Line' exposing continued failures:

“As a Marine Corps combat veteran, the notions of having veterans reach out for help in hopes of seeking the care they deserve, and not being able to get through because of bureaucratic incompetence is unconscionable. What is even more alarming is that the VA has not implemented the recommendations issued by the OIG in 2016 which sought to resolve problems with the Veterans crisis line. I call on Secretary Shulkin to immediately take the necessary corrective actions so that our most vulnerable veterans are not lost.”

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Coffman Receives Spirit of Enterprise Award from U.S. Chamber of Commerce

2017/03/21

Washington, D.C.-- U.S. Representative Mike Coffman was presented today with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s “Spirit of Enterprise” Award.  The award recognizes Rep. Coffman’s work supporting the U.S. Chamber’s agenda for economic policies that encourage private investment, economic growth, and job creation. 

"I am honored to have received and be recognized by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce as a lawmaker who fights to promote pro-growth polices that helps our nation's businesses create jobs. As someone who previously ran a small business, I know firsthand the challenges and uphill battles employers face day-to-day just to keep their doors open. This recognition is for those businesses that are the engine of our economic growth."

The Chamber’s prestigious Spirit of Enterprise Award is given annually to members of Congress based on rankings it gives for key business votes outlined in its yearly publication How They Voted. Congressman Coffman 2016 score was a 93%

The U.S. Chamber is the world’s largest business federation representing more than three million businesses and organizations of all size, sector, and region.  Designated key votes are recorded floor votes on issues established as priorities on which the Chamber communicates its position prior to the vote. Those members of Congress who support the Chamber’s position on at least 70% of those votes receive the award. 

 

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Coffman, Colleagues, Lead Effort to Prevent Mass Shootings in Schools

2017/03/20

WASHINGTON, D.C.— U.S. schools could receive additional resources to prevent mass shootings under bipartisan legislation by Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02), Rep. Mike Coffman (CO-06), Rep. Susan Brooks (IN-05) and Rep. Suzan DelBene (WA-01).

The School Safety Act of 2017 would renew the Secure Our Schools program, which provides resources to local, state and tribal governments to meet schools’ individual security needs. The program has not be funded by Congress since 2010.

“In the years since Congress neglected to renew this critical program, hundreds of school shootings have taken place across the United States,” said Rep. Larsen. “My heart still hurts when I think about the parents who received the worst imaginable news in 2014 following the shooting at Marysville-Pilchuck high school. If this bill can prevent even one family from going through that experience, then Congress has a responsibility to take action. And for me, the alternative – doing nothing – is simply not an option.”

“School should be a place where kids and teachers feel safe, and the School Safety Act will help schools, in partnership with local law enforcement, put more effective security and response technologies in place,” said Rep. Brooks. “In talking with local school administrators and law enforcement officers in my district about how to improve school safety, a lack of resources to invest in life-saving technologies was a top concern I heard. That’s why I am proud to help introduce this legislation, which helps equip schools to keep our students and teachers safe.” 

“Schools should be a safe place for students to learn and achieve their full potential,” said Rep. Coffman. “Keeping students and teachers safe is not only the right thing to do, but also a worthwhile use of our resources. The School Safety Act will protect Colorado’s educational institutions, provide emergency response training for teachers, and best equip our schools to deal with threats of the 21st century. I'm a proud sponsor of this legislation.”   

“I’m strongly committed to ensuring the safety and security of our students. While there is no one law that will prevent every single instance of senseless violence, like the tragic shooting at Marysville-Pilchuck High School in 2014, we can and must do more. The School Safety and Security Act is an important first step and I’m honored to help introduce it with Congressman Larsen. This bipartisan legislation will provide critical resources to keep our schools safer,” said Rep. DelBene.

Specifically, the legislation would reauthorize $30 million in federal resources to improve security measures in schools, training for staff and students as well as tools like metal detectors and locks. In addition, the legislation would improve the program by allowing funding to cover emergency communications systems with local law enforcement.

According to Everytown for Gun Safety, between 2013-2015 there were at least 160 U.S. school shootings resulting in 59 deaths.

The Secure Our Schools program takes a comprehensive approach to preventing violence in schools based on schools’ unique needs. Funds awarded through the program’s grants can pay for physical deterrents, security assessments, security training and coordination with local law enforcement. 

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Introduced: Bipartisan Resolution Reaffirming U.S. Commitment to NATO

2017/03/16

WASHINGTON – Congressman John K. Delaney (MD-6) filed bipartisan legislation today reaffirming the United States’ commitment to North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). Congressman Mike Coffman (CO-6), Congresswoman Susan Davis (CA-53) and Congresswoman Ann Wagner (MO-2) are the lead cosponsors of the resolution, which has 18 cosponsors. NATO’s collective defense agreement was invoked for the first time following the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks and NATO has been a critical partner in U.S. efforts to combat terrorism. Last summer, at the Warsaw Summit, NATO leaders recognized cyberspace as a new operational domain and agreed to strengthen the Alliance’s military presence in Eastern Europe.

The Delaney-Coffman-Davis-Wagner resolution sends a clear message that members of both parties in the House of Representatives believe that NATO is vital to U.S. security interests. The resolution restates U.S. commitment to NATO, establishes that NATO is a crucial component of broader transatlantic security, affirms NATO’s importance in the fight against terrorism and encourages each member of the Alliance to make proper investments in defense.  

“If you care about America’s national security, you have to care about having a strong NATO,” said Congressman John K. Delaney. “This bipartisan resolution cuts through the noise and sends a clear message to our closest security partners and allies that the United States is fully committed to NATO. There are few promises more powerful than collective defense and when the United States was attacked, our NATO partners were there. NATO is also an essential part of our security portfolio when it comes to counter-terrorism, intelligence and cybersecurity. As Russian aggression continues and the threat of terrorism rises in Europe, the last thing we should do is undermine NATO, which is why this resolution calls for a stronger and more robust Alliance. I thank Congressman Coffman, Congresswoman Davis, Congresswoman Wagner and all of our cosponsors for their partnership on this resolution.”

“As a Marine Corps combat veteran and member of the Armed Services Committee, I understand fully that NATO is a critical component of our national security and foreign policy,” said Congressman Mike Coffman.  “Given the serious threats and challenges we face today—not only from the actions of nation states like Russia, Iran, and North Korea, but also from terrorist organizations like Al Qaeda and ISIS—America’s leadership and support of NATO is more important than ever.  I am proud to help lead introduction of this important resolution that expresses our continued support for NATO, while encouraging our allies to meet or exceed their commitment to spend two percent of GDP on defense.” 

“As a senior member of the House Armed Services committee, I have personally seen the enduring strength and necessity of the NATO alliance,” said Congresswoman Susan Davis.  “NATO was founded with the ideals of democracy, individual liberty, and the desire for peaceful resolutions of disputes; all things that we as Americans must continue to fully support around the world.  I will encourage all of my colleagues to reaffirm our commitment to NATO as the foundation of transatlantic security and defense.”

“Our strong alliance with NATO is critical to the national security and defense of the United States,” said Congresswoman Ann Wagner.  “In the face of threatening geopolitical challenges ranging from cyber warfare to terrorism to Russian aggression, it is incumbent on the United States and our European allies to reinvigorate our global commitment to international order and improve our deterrence capabilities. As a former United States Ambassador to Luxembourg and a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, I urge my colleagues to defend our country’s commitment to NATO and safeguard the freedom and security of all its members.”

 

 

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Coffman Statement on DoD Investigation into Marines United Facebook Group

2017/03/16

Washington, D.C. —  U.S. Representative Mike Coffman (CO-06), Chairman of the House Armed Services Military Personnel Subcommittee, made the following statement following a briefing this morning on the ongoing DoD investigation into social media group used to distribute nude photos of female service personnel:

“The revelation that non-consensual nude photographs of service members were posted to social media, accompanied by lewd and denigrating comments, is both abhorrent and unacceptable.  This repugnant behavior strikes at the very heart of the Marine Corps, undermining the trust and confidence that Marines have in each other, and compromising the respect the American public has for the Marine Corps,” said Chairman Coffman. Adding,  “As a Marine Corps combat veteran, I know the individuals who committed these despicable acts are not emblematic of the vast majority of decent and honorable Marines.  However, the possibility that any Marine would find it acceptable to upload, view or comment on nude photographs of their fellow Marines demonstrates a serious problem that must be fixed.”  

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Curbelo, Coffman, Introduce Recognize American Children Act

2017/03/10

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) along with U.S. Representative Mike Coffman (CO-06) have introduced the Recognizing America’s Children (RAC) Act, legislation that would provide a path to legal status for undocumented immigrants brought to the United States as children.The bill provides immigrants that have been vetted by The Department of Homeland Security with three pathways toward legalization: higher education, service in the armed forces, or work authorization. Following a 5-year conditional status, these immigrants would be able to reapply for a 5-year permanent status.

Additional original co-sponsors of the RAC Act are Jeff Denham (CA-19), Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25), Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (FL-27), Mark Amodei (NV-2), Jenniffer González Colón (PR), Fred Upton (MI-6), David Reichert (WA-8) and David G. Valadao (CA-21).

View a PDF of the bill HERE.

“Over the years many immigrant children have arrived in our country – brought by their parents who either illegally crossed one of our borders or overstayed their visas,” Curbelo said. “For most of these young people, the United States is the only country they have ever called home. They attended school with our own children, graduated high school and today they are seeking to serve in our military, pursue a college degree or certificate and contribute to our economy by working.

“These are America’s children, and that is why I’m proud to lead this group of representatives from all over the country to introduce legislation to simply recognize them as such and provide them an earned path to legal status,” added Curbelo. “I hope Republicans and Democrats in the House and Senate can get behind this legislation and that it can soon be sent to the President’s desk for his signature.”

"It's so important to recognize that young people who were brought here as children, who grew up here, went to school here, and who often know of no other country, be allowed to legally remain in the United States,” Coffman said. “Let's give them a chance to achieve the American Dream through work, education, or military service, and to help us together build a stronger America."  

“We have many undocumented young adults in America who were brought here through no fault of their own and know no other country to call home,” said Denham. “If these young men and women are willing to serve in the military, pursue a degree or contribute to the economy, then I believe they should have the opportunity to do so.”

“This bill recognizes those who were brought here at a young age by their parents and are living in the shadows,” Diaz-Balart said. “I am proud to support legislation that will allow hardworking and selfless individuals who want to pursue higher education, serve in our military, and become part of America’s work force to do just that.”

"I'm proud to be joining Carlos on this endeavor that will bring us closer to ensuring that our Dreamers, who were brought to our nation through no fault of their own, and who are also the future of our great nation, can continue to positively contribute to our society,” said Ros-Lehtinen. “Throughout my years in Congress, I have been a staunch advocate to protect these young men and women because they are the lifeblood of many communities and are as American as anyone else. We should nurture their talents so our country can grow and be strengthened by their inclusion.”

“I’m sick of defending nothing as it pertains to congressional action on immigration,” Amodei said. “I’d rather be criticized for attempting to move an issue toward solution than criticized for repeated inaction. I believe this bill is a step in the right direction and I’m pleased to team up with Congressman Curbelo and my colleagues in the House to reform our broken immigration system.”

"I'm happy to support this legislation that does justice to thousands of qualified and vetted undocumented immigrants who entered our nation as children through no fault of their own," said González Colón.

“There is no doubt our immigration system is in desperate need of repair. And while it is important we reform our process and secure our borders, it is also critical that we treat those who came here through no fault of their own with compassion,” Valadao said. “This bill will provide legal status to those young people who choose to contribute to our society by pursing an education or serving in the armed forces, allowing them to stay in the United States, the only home they know.”

“For these young people, the United States is their home. They’ve been raised in our neighborhoods, attended our schools, and worked in our communities,” said Upton. “This legislation simply gives these kids, who have been carefully vetted by the Department of Homeland Security, the chance to earn legal status by pursuing higher education, serving in our armed forces, or entering the workforce. I’ve long-been supportive of common-sense, bipartisan reforms to our broken immigration system and hope to see this piece of legislation advance quickly.”

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VA Expands Mental Health Care for Discharged Veterans

2017/03/10

WASHINGTON -- The Department of Veterans Affairs will offer urgent mental health care beginning this summer to thousands of former service members with less-than-honorable discharges, part of its expanded initiative to stem stubbornly high rates of suicide.

VA Secretary David Shulkin said Wednesday the additional coverage was needed to help former service members who are more likely to have mental health distress. He said the department couldn’t wait for legislation and needed to act now, noting that the vast majority of veterans who took their lives had not been connected to VA care.

“This is a national emergency that requires bold action,” Shulkin said. “Far too many veterans have fallen victim to suicide, roughly 20 every day.”

By June or July, the VA said it will specifically provide the mental health care to those with “other than honorable” discharges from the military, typically for misconduct such as violence or use of illegal drugs. Currently, such discharges can prevent veterans from receiving federal benefits.

Shulkin, who has called suicide prevention a top priority, said the VA also would begin to see the former service members right away at VA emergency departments if they urgently need it. The VA is also seeking to hire 1,000 more mental health providers and establish strong hubs to reach veterans with mental health assistance by phone in rural parts of the country.

While details are being finalized, the VA said it hopes to provide expanded counseling services as well at its Vet Centers and via its Veterans Crisis Line at 800-273-8255.

According to the VA, as many as 500,000 former service members have “other than honorable” discharges, although the department believes a smaller number at risk of suicide will seek urgent treatment. The Army has dismissed at least 22,000 combat veterans diagnosed with mental health disabilities or traumatic brain injury for alleged misconduct since 2009.

Shulkin pointed to legislation introduced by Rep. Mike Coffman, R-Colo., that would expand coverage for veterans with less than honorable discharges as an impetus for VA’s action. On Wednesday, Coffman said he welcomed the news and would continue to move forward on the bill with Rep. Derek Kilmer, D-Wash., to make the VA coverage broader and more permanent.

Shulkin first announced the expanded coverage Tuesday night at a House hearing, which drew loud applause from veterans groups in attendance.

“This is fantastic news and a major win,” said Paul Rieckhoff, founder and CEO of Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America. “This policy change will forever alter the future for thousands of veteans and their families. It’s an outstanding move by the new VA secretary.”

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Coffman Introduces Bipartisan ‘Veterans Reimbursement for Emergency Ambulance Services' Act (VREASA)

2017/03/10

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Mike Coffman (R-CO) with bipartisan support has introduced H.R. 1445, the ‘Veterans Reimbursement for Emergency Ambulance Services Act’. The intent is to correct the Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) regulations that unfairly saddle veterans with emergency ambulance payments. 

“It is absolutely unconscionable that our veterans be left with an unexpected ambulance bill after seeking emergency medical attention because of bureaucratic regulations at the VA. VREASA seeks to correct this and to make sure that paperwork doesn’t get in the way of proper medical care of our veterans”.

Every year, approximately 150,000 veterans are faced with out of pocket expenses for emergency ambulance services because the VA denies emergency ambulance claims due to its interpretation of the regulation.

The bill aims to Direct the Secretary to approve emergency ambulance services for reimbursement when a ‘Prudent Layperson’ would have reasonably expected that a delay in seeking immediate medical attention would have been hazardous to the life or health of the individual.

Additional Cosponsors include Rep. Ralph Abraham, M.D. (LA-05), Rep. Rosa L. DeLauro (CT-03) and Rep. Mark Takano (CA-41).       

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Mike Coffman began his distinguished career of serving our nation at a very young age.  At age seventeen, after finishing his junior year at Aurora Central High School in 1972, he enlisted in the U.S. Army.   Through the Army, Coffman was able to earn a high school diploma.  In 1974, he left active duty to attend the University of Colorado under the G.I. Bill where he continued his military career by serving in the U.S. Army Reserve.  Coffman took a leave of absence from the U.S. Army Reserve and the University of Colorado to attend D.G. Vaishnav College in Chennai, India in 1976 and the University of Veracruz in Xalapa, Mexico in 1977.  Coffman graduated from the University of Colorado in 1979 and immediately transferred from the U.S. Army Reserve to the U.S. Marine Corps where he served as an infantry officer.

In 1983, Coffman came back home to Colorado and started a small business, an Aurora-based property management company, that would grow to over 20 employees. He remained the senior share holder of the firm for the next seventeen years until selling his interest in 2000. While in business, he continued serving in the military by joining the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve.

In his role as a Colorado small business owner, Coffman saw the need to bring more common sense pro-growth economic policies to state government so he ran and was elected to the State House of Representatives in 1988 and re-elected in 1990.  Shortly after his 1990 re-election, Coffman took an unpaid leave of absence from the state legislature and volunteered to return to active duty for the first Gulf War where he served as the executive officer for a light armored infantry company.   The battalion that Coffman served in was ordered to attack and defend positions inside of Kuwait, for three consecutive days prior to the main ground attack, as part of a deception and reconnaissance-by-fire operation.  Coffman retired from the military in 1994 after having served for seven years between the U.S. Army and the Army Reserve and thirteen years between the U.S. Marine Corps and the Marine Corps Reserve.

In 1994, Coffman was elected to the State Senate where he served as the chairman of the Senate Finance Committee.  While in the State Senate, he completed the Senior Executive Program for State and Local Government at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.  In 1998, Coffman was elected to the office of State Treasurer and re-elected in 2002.  In 2005, the U.S. Marine Corps was under strength in meeting their requirements for the Iraq War and begun to extend Marines beyond their active duty enlistments, recall Marines recently released from active duty, and selectively reach out to retired Marines and request their return to active duty.   Coffman resigned his position as the State Treasurer and volunteered to return to the U.S. Marine Corps for an assignment in Iraq.  In Iraq, Coffman was a civil affairs officer where he worked in support of the Independent Electoral Commission of Iraq (IECI) in 2005 and in 2006 he was reassigned to help establish interim local governments in the Western Euphrates River Valley.

In 2006, Coffman came home after completing a full tour of duty in Iraq and was appointed by Governor Bill Owens to serve out the remainder of his term as the State Treasurer.  In that same year, he ran and was elected to the Office of Secretary of State and served in that capacity until he was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 2008.

Coffman is the only veteran in the Colorado delegation and the only Member of Congress to have served in both the first Gulf War and in the Iraq War.  Congressman Coffman represents the 6th Congressional District of Colorado and serves on the Armed Services Committee, the Veteran’s Affairs Committee where he is the Chairman for the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, and on the House Committee on Small Business.

Coffman and his wife Cynthia were married in 2005 just before he deployed to Iraq with the U.S. Marine Corps.  Cynthia Coffman was the Chief Legal Counsel to Governor Bill Owens before becoming the Chief Deputy Attorney General for the State of Colorado under Attorney General John Suthers.  Coffman attends Faith Presbyterian Church in Aurora with his eighty year-old mother, Dorothy Coffman.


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