Health Presentations

Health Practice Council webinar regarding Affordable Care Act (ACA) information every actuary should know. The webinar presentation provides background on the uninsured and pre-reform markets, key provisions of the ACA, and the current status of the ACA's implementation. (February 10, 2012)
Academy/SOA Long-Term Disability Work Group update to the NAIC's Health Actuarial Task Force on the work group's progress regarding the creation of a valuation table for group long-term disability.  (August 23, 2011)
Medicaid Work Group presentation regarding the Medicaid rate-setting process for Medicaid Managed Care programs. The presentation includes a discussion about base data sources, base data adjustments, risk adjustment, risk-sharing arrangements, and performance incentives. (July 21, 2011)
Co-chairperson of the Joint Academy/Society of Actuaries CLASS Act Task Force Steve Schoonveld presentation on the Community Living Assistance Supports and Services (CLASS) program before the National Conference of Insurance Legislators (NCOIL) Summer Meeting in Newport, RI. (July 16, 2011)
Cori Uccello, Senior Health Fellow, and Thomas Wildsmith, Vice President for Health Issues, slide set regarding the 2011 Medicare Trustees Report. The slide set was presented during a Capitol Hill briefing and provides an overview of the financial projections in the report and the outlook for the program's sustainability. The slide set also addresses various Medicare-related debt- and deficit-reduction proposals and the key cost, access and quality issues associated with each proposal. (May 27, 2011)
Steven Schoonveld presentation before the July 11 National Conference of Insurance Legislators (NCOIL) Summer Meeting. The presentation focuses on educating lawmakers about the CLASS Act (the new voluntary, long-term care services program). (July 11, 2010)
Senior Health Fellow Cori Uccello presentation before a June 15 American Enterprise Institute event, offering an actuarial perspective on health care reform implementation. (June 15, 2010)
Mita Lodh, Michelle Raleigh, and Ross Winkelman webinar slides on risk assessment, risk adjustment, how risk adjustment is used, and issues for consideration in a health reform context. (May 20, 2009)
Uninsured Work Group's Capitol Hill briefing on the information provided in the health spending growth issue brief. (September 22, 2008)
LTC Principle-based Work Group presentation providing an update to the A&HWG and requesting feedback on work to date by the LTC Principle-based Work Group. (March 31, 2007)
State LTC Task Force Principles-based Valuation Subgroup presentation to the NAIC Life and Health Actuarial Task Force discussing the current valuation of LTC policies, potential sources of changes to the valuation of LTC policies, and key concerns for LTC. (June 1, 2006)
Medicare Part D Subgroup explanatory slides from a memo to the NAIC regarding 2006 RBC changes to Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Coverage. (September 10, 2005)
Cori E. Uccello and Ron Gebhardtsbauer Capitol Hill briefing regarding the 2005 trustees report, for Medicare and Social Security, demographic changes affecting both programs, and solvency issues. (April 1, 2005)
Cori E. Uccello, Karen Bender, and David A. Shea, Jr. presentation on association health plan issues. (May 14, 2004)
Long-Term Care Risk-Based Capital Work Group status update to the NAIC on the progress of the LTC RBC work group. (December 6, 2002)