News for Thursday, December 18, 2014
The Academy published its winter PBA Perspectives, a quarterly update on regulatory, legislative, and Academy activities surrounding the implementation of the Principle-Based Approach (PBA) for life insurance. (December 15, 2014)
In this month’s HealthCheck, read about a Council on Professionalism webinar covering new requirements for retiree group benefits programs in pooled health plans, Academy updates to the NAIC, final national health spending figures for 2013, and more. (December 14, 2014)
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 12, 2014)
Janet Barr, former chairperson of the Academy’s Social Security Committee, testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on Finance hearing on “Social Security: Is a Key Foundation of Economic Security Working for Women?” Read the written testimony and news release or watch the full hearing video. (December 09, 2014)
This month’s Actuarial Update recaps an exciting and well-received Annual Meeting and Public Policy Forum, including speeches from former Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius and former Senator and current NAIC CEO Ben Nelson, and training sessions with federal and state officials and industry experts; a primer on when continuing education credits can be carried over to apply to a new year; Academy presentations to the NAIC’s fall national meeting; and the Academy addresses the cost of Sovaldi and other breakthrough therapies. (December 04, 2014)