Health Policy Papers

Executive summary of the monograph on Actuarial Issues in the Expansion of Beneficiary Options Under Medicare+Choice. (January 1, 1999)
Long Term Care Committee monograph issues that need to be considered when determining whether a voluntary federal-private LTC insurance program could be considered a viable option within a more comprehensive framework involving multiple programs. (January 1, 1999)
Loss Ratio Work Group white paper on the various ways in which loss ratios are currently used by different audiences, and identifies some of the issues inherent in methods of valuation employed.
(November 30, 1998)
Medicaid Work Group monograph on how cost and utilization savings can occur in managed care programs and provides an overview of components that should be considered when developing and implementing a Medicaid managed care program. (April 1, 1996)
Guaranteed Issue/Universal Access Work Group monograph provides an understanding of the forces with which reformers are confronted in trying to implement guaranteed issue successfully in a voluntary private insurance system - a system that does not mandate universal coverage. (February 29, 1996)