Academy News

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. (October 26, 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. (October 19, 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. (October 12, 2018)

The October HealthCheck previews health breakout sessions at the upcoming Annual Meeting and Public Policy Forum including Affordable Care Act updates, reference pricing, and long-term care issues. Also in this issue: the Oct. 25 Capitol Forum webinar will look at how the Health Insurance Simulation Model (HISIM) is being updated, limited space remains for November’s Life and Health Qualifications Seminar, and recent state and federal legislative and regulatory activity. (October 10, 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. (October 05, 2018)

In the September Actuarial Update, with the Academy’s Annual Meeting and Public Policy Forum just a month away, read about the latest additions to our plenary session speaker lineup, including key government officials and Charlie Cook of The Cook Political Report, who will speak on the state of U.S. politics just days before the midterm elections. Also in this issue: Meet the 2018 Academy service award winners, who will receive their awards at the Annual Meeting; an update on a petition to change rules governing participation of guests at Academy committee meetings; coverage of the late-September P/C public policy and risk management Form F webinars; and the “Professionalism Counts” column on actuarial standards of practice and the exposure process. (October 01, 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. (September 28, 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. (September 21, 2018)

As discussed in the August Actuarial Update, some Academy members have been asked to sign a petition in support of a membership vote on changing the Academy’s rules governing the participation of guests in meetings of the Actuarial Standards Board and of the Academy’s various committees. A petition was presented on September 13, which the Academy has reviewed and determined is insufficient to trigger a membership vote for three principal reasons. Read more.  (September 21, 2018)

In the Fall Casualty Quarterly, Travel Insurance Task Force Chairperson Daniel Roth does a Q&A on the task force’s new travel insurance monograph. Also in this issue, the Academy presented at the Casualty Loss Reserve Seminar and at a Capitol Hill cybersecurity panel, and the latest state and federal legislative and regulatory activity. (September 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. (September 14, 2018)

The September HealthCheck covers the Individual and Small Group Markets Committee’s comments to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) on a proposed rule regarding the adoption of methodology for the HHS-operated permanent risk adjustment program. Also covered: the committee’s issue brief, Auto-Enrollment Into Individual Market Health Insurance Coverage; and states’ and federal legislative and regulatory actions. (September 12, 2018)

On Sept. 4, 2018, the Academy’s Board of Directors, after careful deliberation, voted to amend the Academy’s Bylaws to change the composition of the Academy’s Selection Committee. This committee is established by the Academy Bylaws and appoints members of the Actuarial Standards Board (ASB) and the Actuarial Board for Counseling and Discipline (ABCD), both of which are housed within the Academy. Effective immediately, the Selection Committee will be composed only of the presidents and presidents-elect of the Academy, the Society of Actuaries, and the Casualty Actuarial Society. Read Academy President Steve Alpert’s letter to members. (September 07, 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. (September 07, 2018)

The Casualty Practice Council’s Travel Insurance Task Force published a monograph, Travel Insurance: An Actuarial Perspective, which provides information on the manner in which travel insurance is designed, filed, priced, sold, and serviced. Read the news release (September 05, 2018)