Academy News

In the Fall 2015 edition of the Enrolled Actuaries Report, read about a recent federal appeals court ruling on ERISA plans; the Academy’s testimony at an Internal Revenue Service hearing on the Multiemployer Pension Reform Act of 2014; the Academy’s issue brief on Social Security’s financial condition; and more. (September 23, 2015)

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 18, 2015)

In the Fall 2015 edition of Retirement Account, read about the issue brief on cost recognition by the Pension Accounting Committee and Pension Committee; the ASB public hearing on public pension policy; the Social Security Committee’s issue brief on the Disability Insurance Trust Fund; news and announcements on upcoming Academy pension events, and more. (September 18, 2015)

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 11, 2015)

The Academy’s Disciplinary Review Panel expelled Mr. Steven J. Rubenstein from membership, effective Sept. 10, 2015, for materially failing to comply with Precept 1 of the Code of Professional Conduct. Read the discipline notice. (September 10, 2015)

The September issue of HealthCheck includes coverage of Academy presentations at the NAIC Summer National Meeting last month in Chicago, including updates by several long-term care work groups; a writeup of the Sept. 2 webinar co-hosted by the Academy’s Health Practice Council and the International Actuarial Association; legislative and regulatory updates, including from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and the Internal Revenue Service; and coverage of several Academy health care issue briefs in the news. (September 09, 2015)

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 04, 2015)

In this month’s Actuarial Update, read about the Academy’s policy and professionalism presentations and updates at the NAIC’s summer meeting in Chicago. Also in this issue: the Academy released several papers as part of its Medicare@50 series; Jim MacGinnitie was named the Academy’s first senior P/C fellow; online elections for the Academy’s regular directors began Aug. 31 and continue through Sept. 21; and an update on sessions planned for the Academy’s Annual Meeting and Public Policy Forum and 50th anniversary celebration, to be held Nov. 12-13 in Washington. (September 01, 2015)

In the September/October issue of Contingencies, read the feature article, “Our Nation's Neglected Infrastructure” — the author asserts that continued unwillingness to address the funding gap of critical national systems will have devastating consequences. Also in this issue, an article discussing the skills you learn as an actuary that prepare you for a career at the top of the executive ladder; a look at how new vehicle technology is changing the casualty market and how actuaries should prepare for the new reality; plus a book review of the landmark Social Security Works!, how to unleash your team’s creative potential, puzzles, and more. (September 01, 2015)

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 28, 2015)

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 21, 2015)

Key Academy volunteers addressed many issues including earthquake risk, long-term care terminations, actuarial professionalism, life principle-based reserving, and investment risk-based capital (RBC) among other issues before regulators at the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) 2015 Summer National Meeting held August 15-18 in Chicago. Read the Academy Alert here. (August 21, 2015)

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 14, 2015)

In the August issue of HealthCheck, read about the Academy's Medicare@50 series, marking the federal health care program's 50th anniversary at the end of July; and the Medicare Subcommittee's annual issue brief, Medicare's Financial Condition: Beyond Actuarial Balance, which offers a long-term actuarial perspective on Medicare's long-term financial status. Also, Senior Health Fellow Cori Uccello was quoted in a Medicare story that received widespread distribution, and Cathy Murphy-Barron, vice president for health issues, was quoted in a story about the Affordable Care Act's risk-corridor program. (August 13, 2015)

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 07, 2015)