Academy News

The October issue of Actuarial Update covers the Pension Practice Council’s issue brief on the challenges facing the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp.’s multiemployer program; the Academy’s upcoming Annual Meeting and Public Policy Forum in Washington; North American actuarial organizations expand a cross-border discipline agreement; the approaching deadline for participation in the health care “Actuarial Challenge;” and the “Professionalism Counts” column looks at Actuarial Board for Counseling and Discipline guidance. (October 31, 2016)

Read the latest issue of This Week—the Academy's end-of-week digital newsletter, compiling a week’s worth of news, updates, and media coverage in one convenient, easy-to-use publication. (October 28, 2016)

Read the latest issue of This Week—the Academy's end-of-week digital newsletter, compiling a week’s worth of news, updates, and media coverage in one convenient, easy-to-use publication. (October 21, 2016)

The Academy is helping to promote and coordinate a collaborative Actuarial Challenge, being conducted by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation in conjunction with Milliman Inc. The challenge is for actuaries to provide innovative ideas and proposals to increase stability in the individual health insurance market. The challenge, which will conclude in April 2017, is designed to elicit innovative ideas and proposals from informed actuaries to move the individual insurance market further toward the goal of universal access to quality health services and providers in a financially secure and stable way. (October 21, 2016)

The Pension Practice Council (PPC) released an issue brief that examines the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation’s (PBGC) multiemployer pension program, which could exhaust its assets in less than 10 years and be forced to cut benefits to retirees receiving PBGC support unless changes are made. Read the news release (October 20, 2016)

Letter To Members regarding the composition of the Academy Board Of Directors. (October 19, 2016)

Read the latest issue of This Week—the Academy's end-of-week digital newsletter, compiling a week’s worth of news, updates, and media coverage in one convenient, easy-to-use publication. (October 14, 2016)

The October issue of HealthCheck previews the health plenary and breakout sessions at the Academy’s upcoming Annual Meeting and Public Policy Forum; covers recent Academy correspondence with Congress on health issues; recaps last week’s global health webinar on health care systems in France and the U.K.; and includes a reminder on the health care “Actuarial Challenge.” (October 12, 2016)

The Pension Committee released an issue brief that explores risk transfers by defined benefit pension plans from the perspectives of plan sponsors, beneficiaries, and policymakers. Read the news release. (October 11, 2016)

Read the latest issue of This Week—the Academy's end-of-week digital newsletter, compiling a week’s worth of news, updates, and media coverage in one convenient, easy-to-use publication. (October 07, 2016)

The latest issue of PBA Perspectives features updates on principle-based reserving as well as regulatory, legislative, and Academy activities surrounding the implementation of the principle-based approach (PBA) for life insurance. (October 05, 2016)

The September issue of Actuarial Update includes the updated speaker and practice-area lineups in place for the Academy’s Annual Meeting and Public Policy Forum; a new “Actuarial Challenge” that seeks novel approaches to boost individual health insurance market stability; a recap of post-NAIC webinars on casualty and life issues; a remembrance of former Academy President Bill Halvorson; and a “Professionalism Counts” column on continuing education requirements. (September 30, 2016)

Read the latest issue of This Week—the Academy's end-of-week digital newsletter, compiling a week’s worth of news, updates, and media coverage in one convenient, easy-to-use publication. (September 30, 2016)

The September issue of HealthCheck covers the unveiling of the ‘Actuarial Challenge,’ a call for innovative ideas for providing stability to the individual health insurance market being conducted by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation in conjunction with Milliman Inc., which the Academy is helping to promote and coordinate; and the LTC Credibility Monograph Work Group’s monograph, presented by the Academy at the NAIC’s 2016 Summer National Meeting. (September 29, 2016)

Read the latest issue of This Week—the Academy's end-of-week digital newsletter, compiling a week’s worth of news, updates, and media coverage in one convenient, easy-to-use publication. (September 23, 2016)