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News for Saturday, June 23, 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 22, 2018)
The Summer Casualty Quarterly previews an Academy paper on catastrophe modeling in a Q&A with P/C Extreme Events and Property Lines Committee Chairperson Kay Cleary. Also in this issue, the Academy’s new Big Data monograph, a practice note and upcoming webinar on retained risk, and legislative and regulatory updates. (June 19, 2018)
Commenting on the Department of Labor’s final rule on association health plans released today, Academy Senior Health Fellow Cori Uccello said, “Expanding the availability of AHPs can lead to increased insurance options and lower premiums for some consumers, but higher premiums for others.” Read the news release. (June 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. (June 15, 2018)
The Magic School Bus Takes a RiskA Book about Probability, a new book sponsored by the Academy, aims to show children that math has the power to bring them on amazing journeys. During an adventurous field trip led by Ms. Frizzle, the children meet Maxine, an actuary, and explore how actuaries help people understand and lessen risk for the community. Order copies for the budding mathematicians in your life today and learn how to bring the book to your own communities.  (June 14, 2018)
A new issue brief produced by the Individual and Small Group Markets Committee, Drivers of 2019 Health Insurance Premium Changes, provides an overview of the general factors underlying premium rate setting and highlights the major components driving premium changes for 2019. Read the news release. (June 13, 2018)
In the June HealthCheck, the Academy released issue briefs June 13 on Medicare’s financial condition and on drivers for 2019 health insurance premiums. Also in this issue, Annual Meeting health session topics, the Academy’s new voter guides for the 2018 midterm elections, and legislative and regulatory updates. (June 13, 2018)
The Medicare Subcommittee published an issue brief, Medicare’s Financial Condition: Beyond Actuarial Balance, on significant concerns about Medicare’s long-term financial health. (June 13, 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 08, 2018)