Public Policy Presentations

Pension Practice Council’s presentation slides for the Capitol Hill briefing: An Actuarial Perspective on the 2011 Social Security Trustees Report. Presenters from the Academy's Social Security Committee shared insights on the 2011 Social Security Trustees Report and presented reform options that, if enacted now, could help address Social Security's long-term financial soundness.
(May 26, 2011)
Pension Practice Council presentation slides of the April 4 Capitol Hill briefing on Pension Risk and Your Retirement. Presenters Ethan Kra and Lane West addressed the risks inherent with retirement plan designs and the implications for retirement planning and public policy reforms. The video of the briefing is also available. (April 14, 2011)
Life Experience Subcommittee update on the Development of New Mortality Tables to the NAIC's Life Actuarial Task Force. (March 24, 2011)
Stu Mathewson, chair of the Academy's Flood Insurance Subcommittee, presentation before the National Conference of Insurance Legislators' (NCOIL) Property-Casualty Insurance Committee on the actuarial implications of the flood mapping update being done within the National Flood Insurance Program. (March 2, 2011)
Financial Reporting Committee presentation on the discount rate for insurance contracts to FASB and IASB. (February 3, 2011)
Slides to LHATF from the Academy Life Experience Subcommittee regarding Development of New Payout Annuity Mortality Table. (August 12, 2010)
PBA 101 slides describing the history and basics of the principle-based approach to reserves and capital. (August 1, 2010)
Pension Practice Council presentation slides for the July 15 webinar about the Governmental Accounting Standards Board's recently released Preliminary Views document on Pension Accounting and Financial Reporting by Employers. Panelists discussed several aspects of the GASB document along with an overview of the GASB's progress on the Pension Accounting and Financial Reporting research project.

(July 16, 2010)
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)
Life Reserves Work Group presented on it's findings in its report on Asset Default Costs for VM-20 to LHATF. (December 3, 2009)
Life Risk Based Capital Working Group slides for the PBR educational session presented by members of the Academy and LHATF. (September 30, 2009)
American Academy of Actuaries and the Society of Actuaries slide set from a Capitol Hill Briefing on the actuarial profession’s unique perspective on a risk-focused system of financial services regulatory reform. (September 29, 2009)
Life Reserves Work Group's Asset Subgroup presentation on addressing existing asset default costs in principle-based reserves calculations. (September 21, 2009)
IAA Insurance Accounting Committee and Financial Reporting Committee presentation at a Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) educational session on risk margins. (June 24, 2009)
LRWG Asset Modeling Subgroup presentation to LHATF on methods for setting prescribed default costs on existing fixed income investments in VM-20. (June 11, 2009)
Economic Scenario Implementation Work Group update on future plans for economic scenario generators with LHATF. (June 11, 2009)
Preferred Mortality POG presentation comparing the 1980 CSO Nonsmoker table to the 2001 Residual Standard Nonsmoker table. (June 11, 2009)
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)
LRWG Asset Subgroup presentation on a proposed methodology for setting prescribed default costs on existing fixed income investments in VM-20. (March 15, 2009)