Academy News

Join us for a discussion of the Exhibit 3A instructions, which are new for the 2013 NAIC Health Annual Statement. Presenters will provide an overview of the health care receivables, discuss the purpose of the new exhibit, and share examples with cross references to Exhibit 3 and Underwriting & Investment Exhibit Part 2B. (September 30, 2013)

Read about the Academy's letter to the NAIC on commonalities in mission and goals; regular director election results; Freakonomics at the Annual Meeting; Actuarial Standards of Practice and their development process; Academy perspectives on TRIA; coverage of Casualty Loss Reserve and Life PBR seminars and multiple webinars.  (September 30, 2013)

The Academy sent a letter to the National Association of Insurance Commissioners describing the many ways its mission aligns with regulators and their goals. The letter was sent in response to a request for comments to a discussion draft paper of the Joint Qualified Actuary (A/B/C) subgroup. As the home for actuarial professionalism, the Academy has long worked to serve both the public and the U.S. actuarial profession, describing this mission as “intended to support the objective of regulators to protect and assist the public.” (September 27, 2013)

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 27, 2013)

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 20, 2013)

Congratulations to Albert Beer, Thomas Campbell, Audrey Halvorson, and Annie Voldman. The Academy received a record number of votes this year with 21.4% participation for a total of 3,844 members who voted. Read more now. (September 17, 2013)

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 13, 2013)

Read about two upcoming webinars on health practice notes, a comment letter on MLR requirements for Medicare Advantage and Part D programs, new CMS and Treasury final rules, and Academy experts in the news. (September 11, 2013)

Learn what’s new and find out what has been updated in the Academy’s practice note, “Large Group Medical Insurance Reserves, Liabilities, and Actuarial Assets,” which provides information for valuation actuaries regarding their responsibilities relating to the determination of reserve levels and other actuarial assets and liabilities for large group medical insurance coverage. The Sept. 27 webinar topics will include the definition of large group medical business; funding arrangements that are currently being used; pertinent regulatory and legislative issues; and asset adequacy analysis. (September 09, 2013)

Health actuaries: Do you calculate minimum or actuarial values under the Affordable Care Act? Register now to learn about the new minimum value and actuarial value requirements under the ACA and some of the technical issues associated with these calculations. (September 06, 2013)

Read about the Academy’s lifetime income initiative, work on Social Security, recently released issue brief on the PBGC, comments on ASOP No. 4, and more. (September 06, 2013)

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 06, 2013)

Read about the brave new world of driverless cars, how higher disability claims may be one of the unintended consequences of health care reform, the ways in which well-intentioned efforts to shore up defined benefit pensions may be hastening their demise, and much more. (September 03, 2013)

Read about Academy efforts at the NAIC meeting, the continuing dialogue with regulators on actuarial professionalism issues, a new issue brief on the PBGC deficit, and regulator director elections open through Sept. 16. (August 30, 2013)

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 30, 2013)