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Final report to the NAIC’s Health Actuarial Task Force regarding a valuation proposal for a new group long-term disability table. (August 10, 2012)
Joint Committee on Retiree Health comments on the ASB's exposure draft of ASOP 6, Measuring Retiree Group Benefits Obligations and Determining Retiree Group Benefits Plan Costs or Contributions. (July 14, 2012)
Report outline to NAIC’s Health Actuarial Task Force (HATF) regarding a valuation proposal for a new group long-term disability table. (July 6, 2012)
Joint Committee on Retiree Health comments on the ASB's exposure draft for ASOP 4, Measuring Pension Obligations and Determining Pension Plan Costs or Contributions, requesting clarification on the implications for retiree group benefits. (May 31, 2012)
Joint Committee on Retiree Health comments on the ASB's exposure draft for ASOP 27, Selection of Economic Assumptions for Measuring Pension Obligations, regarding the implications for retiree group benefits. (May 31, 2012)
Group Long-Term Disability Work Group update to the NAIC’s Health Actuarial Task Force on the progress of the valuation table as well as seeking the task force’s input on how to move forward to finish the table. (March 2, 2012)
Pension Accounting Committee and Joint Committee on Retiree Health letter to the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) on the exposure drafts of Statements of Statutory Accounting Principles (SSAP) No. 92 and No. 102. (December 9, 2011)
Health Practice Council and Committee on Qualifications letter to the Arizona insurance director pointing out that their regulatory definition of “qualified actuary” for health premium actuarial certifications was inappropriate and suggested corrective language. (November 18, 2011)
Group Long-Term Disability Work Group update to the NAIC's Health Actuarial Task Force at its fall meeting highlighting the progress on the long-term disability valuation table and work that still needs to be completed. (November 2, 2011)
Cancer Claims Cost Tables Work Group letter to the NAIC’s Health Actuarial Task Force discussing the progress it has made over the past year and outlining its objectives for the coming year. (October 31, 2011)
Medicare Supplement Work Group letter to the NAIC Medigap PPACA Subgroup offering comments on the subgroup’s new discussion paper, Medicare Supplement Insurance First Dollar Coverage and Cost-Shares. (October 4, 2011)
Academy/SOA Long-Term Disability Work Group update to the NAIC's Health Actuarial Task Force on the work group's progress regarding the creation of a valuation table for group long-term disability.  (August 23, 2011)
Exchanges Work Group comments to the National Assocation of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) Exchanges (B) Subgroup regarding its white paper on adverse selection and exchanges created through the Affordable Care Act. (April 5, 2011)
Health Practice Financial Reporting Committee practice note on the Revised Actuarial Statement of Opinion Instructions of the NAIC Health Annual Statement that went into effect Dec. 31, 2010. This practice note is intended to help actuaries both understand and comply with new requirements issued by the NAIC regarding health annual statement filings. (January 1, 2011)
Health Practice Financial Reporting Committee comments to the Actuarial Standards Board regarding a proposed revision to ASOP 28. (October 30, 2010)
Joint Committee on Retiree Health and the Pension Accounting Committee joint comments to the NAIC regarding the exposure draft of SSAP 92 (OPEBs) and proposed revisions to SSAP 89 (pensions). (October 4, 2010)
Health Solvency Work Group comment letter to the chair of the NAIC's Capital Adequacy Task Force regarding the evaluation of the current health risk-based capital covariance formula calculation for potential changes to the calculation or methodology. (June 11, 2010)
Committee on State Health Issues letter to the North Carolina Department of Insurance regarding the Department's proposal to change the definition of "qualified actuary." (April 14, 2010)
State Health Committee testimony to the Massachusetts Legislature outlining some of the potential unintended consequences associated with H.B. 3447, An Act Providing for Equitable Coverage in Disability Policies, which would prohibit gender distinct premiums for disability insurance policies. (February 4, 2010)
Health Practice Financial Reporting Committee practice note on actuarial certification of restrictions relating to premium rates in the small group market.  (December 31, 2009)