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. (April 14, 2017)

The April HealthCheck covers the Academy’s responses to recent Affordable Care Act and American Health Care Act legislative activity; the Medicaid Funding Work Group’s issue brief on proposed Medicaid funding approaches; Academy health presentations at the NAIC Spring 2017 National Meeting in Denver; and the March 24 global health webinar on long-term care approaches in the United States and Germany. (April 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. (April 07, 2017)

Read Academy President Bob Beuerlein’s letter to members explaining why the Academy is reaching out to various segments of our membership to gather data on para-actuaries. (April 06, 2017)

On February 8, 2017, Timothy W. Sharpe filed a complaint against the Academy in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia. Sharpe filed an amended complaint on March 16, 2017. The Academy considers the suit without merit and intends to defend it vigorously. The Academy filed a motion to dismiss the amended complaint on April 4, 2017. (April 06, 2017)

The March Actuarial Update includes the Academy’s health policy activities related to the Affordable Care Act and the American Health Care Act; a call for nominations for Academy regular directors; the “Professionalism Counts” column on ASOP No. 32, Social Insurance; and a remembrance of Academy charter member A. Haeworth Robertson, recipient of the Academy’s Robert J. Myers Public Service Award in 2004. (March 31, 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. (March 31, 2017)

The latest issue of StateScan Quarterly features legislative and regulatory activities on ride-sharing companies, Medicaid revisions, public pension plans, and other state topics of interest to actuaries. (March 30, 2017)

In the latest Enrolled Actuaries Report, the Multiemployer Plans Subcommittee released notes of its meeting with officials from the Labor and Treasury departments and the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation; the Pension Cost Work Group released an issue brief on pension cost determination; and Senior Pension Fellow Ted Goldman identified 10 key retirement and pension issues to watch this year. (March 27, 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. (March 24, 2017)

The spring issue of Retirement Account covers a presentation of “Longevity and Retirement Security” by Senior Pension Fellow Ted Goldman to a U.S. Chamber of Commerce retirement forum; notes from a Multiemployer Subcommittee meeting with members of the PBGC, and Treasury and Labor departments on multiemployer pension plans; an issue brief by the Pension Cost Work Group on pension cost recognition; and more. (March 23, 2017)

The Individual and Small Group Markets Committee and the Medicaid Subcommittee sent comments to U.S. House Leadership on H.R. 1628, the American Health Care Act (AHCA), which is intended to repeal and replace provisions in the Affordable Care Act. (March 22, 2017)

The Actuarial Standards Board’s (ASB) 2016 Annual Report is now available. The report highlights the ASB’s accomplishments in 2016, including adoption of three revised actuarial standards of practice (ASOPs), approval of seven exposure drafts for comment, approval of a proposal for one revised ASOP, and a final report from the ASB’s Pension Task Force. The ASB also approved the formation of a task force to revise ASOP No. 32, Social Insurance. (March 22, 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. (March 17, 2017)

The Medicaid Funding Work Group published an issue brief addressing key design elements of block grants and per capita caps in relation to program sustainability. (March 17, 2017)