Public Policy Comments and Letters

Life Governance Team comments to the PBR (EX) Working Group on the latest exposure draft of the Valuation Manual section addressing corporate governance. (June 5, 2009)
Social Security Committee comment letter to the Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board (FASAB) responding to an Exposure Draft: Accounting for Social Insurance. (June 3, 2009)
Preferred Mortality POG report to LHATF on developing a 2008 CSO table, including the advantages and disadvantages of proceeding with development of a new table. (June 2, 2009)
Pension Committee letter to Internal Revenue Service (IRS) providing input on the IRS guidance priority list for 2009-2010. (June 1, 2009)
Medicare Steering Committee comments on the first in a series of Senate Finance Committee policy options papers, Transforming the Health Care Delivery System. (May 29, 2009)
Health Practice Council comments on the Senate Finance Committee’s series of policy options papers, Expanding Healthcare Coverage: Proposals to Provide Affordable Coverage to All Americans. (May 22, 2009)
Casualty Practice Council comments to testimony provided at an NAIC public hearing on the use of credit-based insurance scores. (May 15, 2009)
Financial Reporting Committee comments to the International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS) on the Draft Issues Paper on the Roles of and Relationship Between the Actuary and the External Auditor in the Preparation and Audit of Financial Reports. (May 15, 2009)
Health Practice Council comments to the Senate related to introduced legislation, the Women's Health Insurance Fairness Act, that would eliminate gender as a rating factor for individual health insurance. (May 15, 2009)
Casualty Practice Council testimony at an NAIC meeting on the use of credit-based insurance scores. (April 30, 2009)
Financial Soundness/Risk Managment Committee comments to NAIC Statutory Accounting Principles (E) Working Group on SSAP No. 56 exposure draft. (April 30, 2009)
Financial Reporting Committee comments to the FASB on its Discussion Paper, "Preliminary Views on Financial Statement Presentation." (April 14, 2009)
Risk Management and Financial Reporting Council letter to the FDIC regarding a New York Times article in which the FDIC agreed to guarantee billions of dollars in risky loans assuming that those loans represent zero default risk. (April 14, 2009)
Risk Management and Financial Reporting Council response to a New York Times article in which the FDIC agreed to guarantee billions of dollars in risky loans assuming that those loans represent zero default risk. (April 8, 2009)
Financial Reporting Committee response to the joint IASB/FASB Financial Crisis Advisory Group (FCAG) in which FCAG sought input from constituents to discussion questions surrounding accounting and reporting matters related to the financial crisis. (April 1, 2009)
Financial Reporting Committee comments to the Securities and Exchange Commission on the "Roadmap for the Potential Use of Financial Statements Prepared in Accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards by US Issuers." (March 4, 2009)
Financial Reporting Committee comments to the International Accounting Standards Board regarding its revenue recognition project. (February 4, 2009)
Risk Management and Solvency Committee comments to the NAIC on its draft memorandum, Windows and Walls Approach for Regulation of United States Based Insurers Operating within Corporate Groups. (January 29, 2009)
Medicare Steering Committee and Health Care Quality Work Group comments to the Senate Finance Committee on the draft legislation "Medicare Hospital Quality Improvement Act of 2008", which would link Medicare hospital payments to performance on certain quality measures. (December 15, 2008)
Medicare Part D RBC Subgroup letter to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for financial data related to Medicare Part D, which will be used to update a report on Medicare Part D RBC risk factors. (October 6, 2008)