Academy News

Members can vote for four regular directors starting on Friday, Aug. 26. On Friday, please check for an email from Intelliscan (electionadmin@intelliscaninc.net), the Academy's election vendor, for your online ballot. For those without email addresses, you will receive your ballot by regular mail. If you need help with or have questions about your ballot, send an email to Keith Weir (kwier@intelliscaninc.com). For other questions please contact Claire Mickelson, Academy senior policy analyst (mickelson@actuary.org). (August 26, 2016)

The Academy released New Risk Regulators and Regulations, an Essential Elements report that highlights many of the new state, federal, and international regulators and oversight efforts that have emerged in the wake of the 2008-09 global recession. The Essential Elements series is designed to make actuarial analyses of public policy issues clearer to general audiences. (August 25, 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. (August 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. (August 12, 2016)

With over 19,000 members, the Academy appreciates the active participation of over 1,000 volunteers from every practice area who lend their skill, knowledge, and experience to the Academy’s work on public policy and professionalism issues. Members have been invited to complete the Academy’s annual Volunteer Survey via individual email. The survey is also available on the members-only section of the Academy website until Monday, Aug. 22, 2016. (August 10, 2016)

The August issue of HealthCheck covers Senior Health Fellow Cori Uccello’s participation in a panel discussion on 2017 premium cost drivers; the Academy’s testimony to a congressional health insurance hearing; and several new health-issue election guides; and includes reminders on the Annual Meeting and Public Policy Forum and the Life and Health Qualifications Seminar. (August 10, 2016)

Letter to members regarding the joint Academy/Society of Actuaries Pension Finance Task Force. (August 09, 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. (August 05, 2016)

The July issue of Actuarial Update covers the new speakers added for the Annual Meeting and Public Policy Forum; Academy President Tom Wildsmith’s column, which looks at the importance of continuing education; Actuarial Standards Board Chairperson Maryellen Coggins’ ‘Professionalism Counts’ looks at the origins of ASOP No. 1; and the Academy’s annual volunteer survey will be coming in August. (July 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. (July 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. (July 22, 2016)

Academy Senior Health Fellow Cori Uccello spoke Friday at the Alliance for Health Reform’s panel discussion, “Trends in Coverage and Affordability on the Affordable Care Act Marketplaces,” giving an overview of factors driving 2017 health premiums based on the Academy’s May issue brief. (July 15, 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. (July 15, 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. (July 15, 2016)

The July issue of HealthCheck covers the Medicare Subcommittee’s issue brief on Medicare’s financial condition, the Academy’s webinar looking at principle-based reserve modeling for long-term care insurance, and notes recent legislative and regulatory updates, including the Academy’s recently released StateScan Quarterly summer newsletter. (July 13, 2016)