What Every Actuary Should Know About Medicare: From Structure to Reform Webinar

December 9, 2011
Noon–1:30 p.m. Eastern

The Academy’s Health Practice Council presented a live webinar to provide actuaries from all specialties with basic information on Medicare’s current structure and financial condition as well as options and prospects for reform in light of ongoing efforts to reduce the deficit.
What attendees learned about Medicare:
  • Basic structure
  • Outlook for the program’s sustainability
  • How the program has been affected by the Affordable Care Act (ACA)
  • Various Medicare-related debt and deficit reduction proposals and key cost, access, and quality issues associated with each proposal
This webinar was presented by the Academy and cosponsored by the Society of Actuaries and Conference of Consulting Actuaries.
  • Tom Wildsmith, MAAA, FSA
  • Vice President, Health Practice Council
  • Cori Uccello, MAAA, FSA, MPP
  • Senior Health Fellow

The American Academy of Actuaries believes in good faith that your attendance at this live webinar, “Medicare Webinar: What Every Actuary Should Know About Medicare—From Structure to Reform,” constitutes an organized activity as defined under the current Qualification Standards for Actuaries Issuing Statements of Actuarial Opinion in the United States. Under these Qualification Standards, an hour of continuing education is defined as 50 minutes, and fractions of an hour may be counted.