Academy News

Join us on March 13 and 14 for this free two-part webinar series to learn more about the recently released final rules related to the Affordable Care Act implementation. The American Academy of Actuaries will hold this webinar with representatives from the Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight, who will be on hand to answer YOUR questions, specifically regarding actuarial value determinations, cost-sharing reductions, essential health benefits, and the final market reform rules. (March 12, 2013)

Senior Life Fellow Nancy Bennett presented to state legislators at the National Conference of Insurance Legislators Spring Meeting regarding the implementation and review process for Principle-based Reserves. (March 08, 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. (March 08, 2013)

The Pension Committee released an issue brief recommending changes that will allow private sector defined benefit plans to raise their normal retirement age above 65 to better align with Social Security. Read the news release. (March 07, 2013)

The Committee on Property & Liability Financial Reporting provided a comment letter to the NAIC’s Blanks Working Group on its proposed changes to move all force-placed or lender-placed business from the current line to the write-in line of Schedule P.  (March 07, 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. (March 01, 2013)

Read about protecting the U.S. power grid from solar squalls, health care reform shifting to the states, predictive modeling transforming the insurance industry, and more. Plus, the Actuarial JobSeeker supplement features articles on the growing demand for actuaries with predictive modeling skills and how to access the overseas actuarial job market. (February 28, 2013)

Read about the Academy’s venture into live tweeting during the State of the Union, as well as an interview with Charity Sack, the Academy’s new communications director. (February 22, 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. (February 22, 2013)

Read about the Academy’s pension policy activities in this issue. (February 21, 2013)

The Academy sent a letter to President Obama and top administration officials urging them to require Academy membership as a qualification for any candidate to the chief actuary position at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Read the news release. (February 19, 2013)

ACA Regulation Review Videos: As of Nov. 8, 2013, the RegReview website is no longer available. (February 19, 2013)

Presenters will provide health actuaries with information on the relationship between Medicare provider payment rates and those for private insurance. This information is important for understanding how any changes in Medicare provider payment rates could affect private plans. Projecting the effects of moving Medicare to a premium support program also requires the consideration of this key issue. Register today! (February 19, 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. (February 15, 2013)

Read about recent health care reform activities in the latest edition of HealthCheck. (February 13, 2013)