Actuaries identify key policy priorities

January 24, 2012
As the nation prepares to hear the president's State of the Union address, the Academy has detailed a list of policy priorities to restore the nation's fiscal health and financial security. The Academy believes that improving the sustainability of the Social Security and Medicare programs, developing a new retirement security framework, achieving the goals of health reform, and developing regulatory systems to successfully manage financial systemic risk should be among the nation's highest policy priorities in 2012.