Academy News

A new issue brief produced by the Individual and Small Group Markets Committee, Drivers of 2019 Health Insurance Premium Changes, provides an overview of the general factors underlying premium rate setting and highlights the major components driving premium changes for 2019. Read the news release. (June 13, 2018)

In the June HealthCheck, the Academy released issue briefs June 13 on Medicare’s financial condition and on drivers for 2019 health insurance premiums. Also in this issue, Annual Meeting health session topics, the Academy’s new voter guides for the 2018 midterm elections, and legislative and regulatory updates. (June 13, 2018)

The Medicare Subcommittee published an issue brief, Medicare’s Financial Condition: Beyond Actuarial Balance, on significant concerns about Medicare’s long-term financial health. (June 13, 2018)

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. (June 08, 2018)

The Academy released the monograph, Big Data and the Role of the Actuary, at the International Congress of Actuaries meeting in Berlin on June 5. The monograph examines how Big Data is providing actuaries with powerful new analytical tools and opportunities to work on Big Data projects, Academy Past President and Big Data Task Force Chairperson Bob Beuerlein told ICA attendees. Read the news release.
Interested in learning more? Join us on Nov. 1 and 2 for the Academy’s 2018 Annual Meeting and Public Policy Forum, which will feature a plenary session that will look at the evolution and implications of Big Data. Visit the event website for more information about the agenda and how to register.
(June 05, 2018)

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. (June 01, 2018)

In the May Actuarial Update, read about the Academy’s new voter guides, offering expertise on a range of issues heading into the fall elections. Also covered: session topics are taking shape for the Academy’s Annual Meeting and Public Policy Forum in November, and the Nov. 1 dinner will feature a murder-mystery “Whodunit” as entertainment; June Academy webinars will focus on the Code of Professional Conduct and at property/casualty insurance-related risk; and the “Professionalism Counts” column by Committee on Qualifications Chairperson Andrea Sweeny looks at statements of actuarial opinion. (May 31, 2018)

The inaugural edition of The Retirement Report, the Academy’s newest quarterly publication, covers the Academy’s testimony to a joint congressional committee on multiemployer plans issues, the Capitol Hill lifetime income briefing, coverage of plenary and breakout sessions from the Enrolled Actuaries Meeting, and legislative and regulatory updates. (May 31, 2018)

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. (May 25, 2018)

The Academy is providing voters with access through Election Day to nonpartisan, expert analysis of key financial security and financial risk issues through new, user-friendly guides available on our “2018: Making Issues Count” website. Read the news release. (May 24, 2018)

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. (May 18, 2018)

Past Academy President Mary D. Miller submitted a letter from the Academy to the NAIC responding to an exposure draft that the Casualty Actuarial and Statistical Task Force has issued containing potential changes to the P/C Statement of Actuarial Opinion Instructions to address the CASTF’s “Attestation” charge. (May 11, 2018)

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. (May 11, 2018)

The May HealthCheck reports on the April teleconference held by members of the Individual and Small Group Markets Committee and the Employee Benefits Committee with the Congressional Budget Office to discuss group health insurance pricing. Also covered, several actions by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services; the federal government’s notice of appeal of a court ruling related to the Health Insurance Providers Fee; and other legislative, judicial, and regulatory updates. (May 09, 2018)

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. (May 04, 2018)