Chief Medicare Actuary Retires: Academy Applauds Foster’s Service to Public and Profession

February 1, 2013
The Academy offered a heartfelt thank you to Richard S. Foster, who is retiring this week as Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) chief actuary after a long and distinguished career in public service. Through his 18 years at CMS and previous 13 years as deputy chief actuary of the Social Security Administration, Foster devoted his entire actuarial career to improving the financial status of the nation’s most important social insurance programs — Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security. Read the news release.