More Health Issues

High-Risk Pools Work Group testimony to the House Ways and Means Committee on using health care tax credits to decrease the number of uninsured individuals. (February 13, 2002)
Health Practice Financial Reporting Committee report to the NAIC on areas of appearance of inconsistencies among the various sources of accounting guidance and industry practice or variation by legal entity. (January 31, 2002)
Genetic Testing Issues Task Force issue brief seeking to help policymakers and the public better understand the risk classification process in the long-term care and individual disability income markets. (December 3, 2001)
Health Practice Financial Reporting Committee letter proposing several amendments to paragraphs within SSAP 54. (August 29, 2001)
Managed Care Reform Work Group issue brief assisting policymakers in understanding the scope of applicability of proposed pateient protection legislation and the ability of enrollees to file legal action against their health plan. (June 1, 2001)
Executive summary of the issue brief on the Effects of Proposed Patient Protection Legislation on Managed Care (June 1, 2001)
Academy comments on the proposal developed and approved on a preliminary basis by the NAIC’s Speed to Market Working Group that pertain to the definitions of “minimum experience and education requirements” for actuaries contained in the preface to the proposal. (March 29, 2001)
Task Force on HORBC comments that offer a counterproposal regarding the redesign of the Property & Equipment page. The counterproposal would achieve the objectives of attaining compliance with the new Health blank and reducing the amount of data collected, and it would leave the NAIC working group flexibility to make a change to the HCDA risk factor in 2001. (January 10, 2001)
Health Organization Risk Based Capital Task Force's March 2000 progress report to the NAIC on LTC model regulation. (August 14, 2000)
Task Force on Genetic Testing in Health Insurance monongraph on key concerns raised with respect to genetic testing, including access to health care, the cost of health care and health insurance, and the privacy of genetic information. (June 30, 2000)
Executive summary of the monograph on Genetic Information and Medical Expense Insurance.
(June 30, 2000)
Health Insurance Rate Filing Task Force letter request for NAIC assistance in narrowing the scope of the Academy's Health Insurance Rate Filing Task Force work on developing guidelines for filing health insurance rates with state regulatory agencies. (February 24, 2000)
Academy comments to HHS on the proposed federal regulations regarding the privacy of individually identifiable health information (IIHI). (February 17, 2000)
Managed Care Reform Work Group issue brief exploring actuarial issues in a number of the managed care bills being considered by Congress and state legislatures. (December 1, 1999)
Task Force on Genetic Testing in Health Insurance issue brief intended to help policymakers better understand the risk classification process. (February 28, 1999)
Association Health Plan Work Group comments on the “Health Coverage for Employees of Small Businesses” provisions in Title I (Subtitle D) of the Patient Protection Act of 1998 (H.R. 4250). (October 5, 1998)
Health Codification Subgroup of the State Health Committee comments to NAIC on the exposure of health related Statements of Statutory Accounting Principles (SSAPs), specifically to the March 25, 1998 exposure of seven modified SSAPs and one new SSAP. (May 5, 1998)
Mental Health Parity Work Group comments on the interim final rule implementing the Mental Health Parity Act of 1996. (March 23, 1998)
Preliminary comments responding to the February 13, 1998 exposure of seven modified SSAPs and two new SSAPs. (March 6, 1998)
Work Group on Medical Malpractice Reform issue brief providing an analysis of the impact of state reforms and offering comments to state and federal officials when considering national tort reform. (November 30, 1996)