Available for Interviews: Dr. Reagan B. Anderson
Dr. Anderson is the author of Universal Death Care: A Solution for Healthcare in the Age of Entitlement. Dr. Anderson was a combat doctor in Iraq, and has since run a successful medical clinic in the U.S. He wrote this book because he is tired of profit-driven policies that don’t support American’s health. For this reason, Anderson has dedicated his life to changing healthcare in America.
What Dr. Anderson Can Say in
an Interview on Medicare:
- Medicare has been solvent for years but that is about to change. For the last 2 years Medicare projects that it will run out of money in 2026. For the approximately 44 million people insured by Medicare the consequences could be dire.
- Part of the problem is an increasing patient population as it is estimated that Medicare will insure 79 million people by 2030.
- Another problem is that with COVID many people are losing their jobs and therefore are not paying into Medicare tax (1.45% standard from employee and employer, +0.9% from employee for “high” earners). The reduction of taxes collected due to COVID could mean that Medicare will run out of money in the next 2-3 years!
- Medicare’s 2019 annual cash shortfall was $396B.
- Not collecting enough money. Part A (Hospitals) need to increase by 15%, Part B (Physicians) annual premiums need to rise 273% from $1,626 to $6,057, Part D (Medications) premiums need to rise 518% from $398 to $2,062). Medicare costs account for 34% of federal debt. https://www.americanactionforum.org/research/the-future-of-americas-entitlements-what-you-need-to-know-about-the-medicare-and-social-security-trustees-reports-3/
- 50-85% of all money spent in healthcare pays for completely preventable diseases
- By Medicare age, a lifetime of bad choices manifest in disease and the government has to pay for treatment.
Interview: Dr. Reagan B. Anderson
Dr. Reagan Anderson is an Osteopathic Doctor (DO) who specializes in general Dermatology and in Mohs Micrographic Surgery for the treatment of skin cancer. Dr. Anderson moved to Vancouver, British Columbia where he attained his Bachelor of Science and Biology from the University of British Columbia and a Master of Christian Studies degree from Regent College. Dr. Anderson was then invited to attend the founding Osteopathic Medical School, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine.
Upon matriculation, Dr. Anderson was commissioned in the United States Navy where he spent the majority of his time serving the United States Marine Corps as the First Reconnaissance Battalion Surgeon. Dr. Anderson states, “Over the five years I spent in the U.S. Navy, it was my distinct honor to serve the medical needs of the military men and women of our great country. This experience, particularly my tours in Iraq where I treated U.S. and coalition military members as well as Iraqi civilians, gave me extensive experience in recognizing and treating the underlying causes of dermatologic conditions.”
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