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News for Saturday, July 21, 2018
Read the latest issue of This Week—the Academy's end-of-week digital newsletter, compiling a week’s worth of news, updates, and media coverage in one convenient, easy-to-use publication. (July 20, 2018)
Past Academy President Mary D. Miller submitted a letter with extensive comments from the Academy to the NAIC responding to an exposure draft that the Casualty Actuarial and Statistical Task Force (CASTF) issued on a CAS/SOA proposal regarding CASTF’s “Continued Competence” charge. This is a significant proposal that would affect many actuaries. Comments are due by Monday, July 23. Those interested may wish to consider filing their own comments. (July 20, 2018)
Read the latest issue of This Week—the Academy's end-of-week digital newsletter, compiling a week’s worth of news, updates, and media coverage in one convenient, easy-to-use publication. (July 13, 2018)
The July HealthCheck covers the Academy’s June 25 webinar on the Individual and Small Group Markets Committee’s issue brief on drivers of 2019 health insurance premium changes. It also describes that committee’s presentation at the Society of Actuaries’ 2018 Health Meeting, and includes news about the latest Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services decision to suspend collections and payments under the risk adjustment program established by the Affordable Care Act. (July 11, 2018)
Read the latest issue of This Week—the Academy's end-of-week digital newsletter, compiling a week’s worth of news, updates, and media coverage in one convenient, easy-to-use publication. (July 06, 2018)
In the July/August issue of Contingencies, the cover story, “A Long Stroll Through Avoca Cemetery,” takes readers on an actuarial study of a small-town burial ground ... and pauses for a few meditations and meanderings along the way. Other features include “Model Behavior”—How a modern modeler can add value and drive effective business decisions, and “Data Disasters”—Learning from history: case studies in analytic decision-making. Plus, Academy President Steve Alpert’s message on the actuarial profession’s ongoing conversation with the public; the importance of acknowledging limitations and communicating uncertainty; and an “End Paper” column from Sam Gutterman on 50 years of paths traveled and lessons learned. (July 02, 2018)
The June Actuarial Update covers the recently released Academy-sponsored Magic School Bus book, which is available for order and corporate sponsorships; issue briefs on 2019 health insurance premium drivers and the 2018 Medicare and Social Security trustees’ reports; the Big Data monograph; and the “Professionalism Counts” column, in which Past President Cecil Bykerk writes about U.S. actuarial self-regulation as a model for the world. (June 29, 2018)
Read the latest issue of This Week—the Academy's end-of-week digital newsletter, compiling a week’s worth of news, updates, and media coverage in one convenient, easy-to-use publication. (June 29, 2018)
The summer StateScan Quarterly highlights state legislation and regulation in the past quarter including casualty issues related to auto insurance and autonomous vehicles, flood and travel insurance, climate risk, and workers’ compensation; health issues including the individual market, Medicaid, and long-term care; and life insurance issues, public pension plans, and cross-practice issues, such as captive insurers and credit for reinsurance. For a comprehensive review, log in to StateScan, the legislative and regulatory portal free for Academy members. (June 28, 2018)