Academy News

The Health Practice Council submitted a letter to the U.S. House and Senate providing comments on the potential consequences of eliminating the ACA's individual mandate, as possible in the conference committee for the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. (December 12, 2017)

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. (December 08, 2017)

The Academy presented on both public policy and professionalism matters at the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) Fall 2017 National Meeting Dec. 2-4 in Honolulu. Read the Academy alert on highlights from the meeting here. (December 08, 2017)

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. (December 01, 2017)

The November Actuarial Update provides full coverage of the Academy’s Annual Meeting and Public Policy Forum, held this month in Washington. Included is a recap of the plenary-session speakers including the Washington Post’s Bob Woodward, and practice-area breakout sessions covering key casualty, health, life, and pension issues. Also in this issue: the Academy’s Life and Health Qualifications Seminar drew a capacity audience, the Health Care Delivery Committee’s issue brief on comparative effectiveness research, and the “Professionalism Counts” column that outlines Academy resources. (November 30, 2017)

The Retirement System Assessment and Policy Committee published an issue brief on state-based initiatives to expand retirement coverage among workers who do not have access to employer-sponsored plans, and the alignment of these efforts with the Academy’s Retirement for the AGES principles. (November 29, 2017)

The Health Practice Council submitted a letter to the U.S. Senate providing comments on the potential consequences of eliminating the ACA's individual mandate, as recently included in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. (November 21, 2017)

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. (November 17, 2017)

The fall Casualty Quarterly covers the latest in flood insurance, including congressional progress in reauthorizing the National Flood Insurance Program; the Actuaries Climate Index reaching a new high; state and federal legislative and regulatory activity; and more. (November 16, 2017)

Steve Alpert delivers his inaugural remarks as the 53rd president of the American Academy of Actuaries at the 2017 Annual Meeting and Public Policy Forum in Washington. (November 14, 2017)

The Academy published a new Essential Elements paper, Tax Treatment of Pensions and Insurance Protections, highlighting select tax treatments of pensions and insurance protections, and outlining the potential public policy trade-offs of changes to the tax code. Essential Elements is a series designed to make actuarial analyses of public policy issues clearer to general audiences. (November 13, 2017)

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. (November 10, 2017)

The November HealthCheck covers the Academy’s and the Health Practice Council’s input on the Trump administration’s executive order on health care, including the potential effects on association health plans, cost-sharing reductions, and the individual market; legislative, regulatory, and judicial updates; and a preview of health sessions at the Academy’s Annual Meeting and Public Policy Forum next week in Washington. (November 08, 2017)

The Casualty Practice Council sent a letter to the U.S. House of Representatives providing comments on pending legislation to reauthorize and revise the National Flood Insurance Program. Read the news release.  (November 08, 2017)

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. (November 03, 2017)