Academy News

Quarterly ACI data released today show extreme weather events continue to increase across Canada and the United States, with the index value reaching a new high in winter 2016-17. Read the news release. (October 05, 2017)

The fall StateScan Quarterly highlights state legislation in the past quarter related to auto insurance, extreme events, Medicaid, long-term care, and public pension plans. For a more comprehensive review, log in to StateScan, the legislative and regulatory portal free for Academy members. (October 02, 2017)

The September Actuarial Update covers the recipients of the Academy’s annual service awards, to be presented at the Annual Meeting and Public Policy Forum in November. Also in this issue, the Academy offers federal lawmakers and policymakers an actuarial perspective on the nation’s ongoing health care reform debate; Kevin Ryan was named the Academy’s senior property and casualty fellow; and the “Professionalism Counts” column discusses the importance of keeping up with your annual continuing education requirements. (September 29, 2017)

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. (September 29, 2017)

The latest Retirement Account covers the Social Security Committee’s issue brief on the 2017 Social Security Trustees Report; the Pension Practice Council’s issue brief on assessing pension plan health; the Pension Committee’s comment letter to the ERISA Advisory Council on Annual Funding Notices and a letter to Congress regarding incentives to provide annuity payouts from qualified plans; notes from the Intersector Group’s meetings with the IRS, Treasury Department, and the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation; and more. (September 29, 2017)

The Academy warns that there are serious challenges to the stability and the sustainability of the existing individual health insurance market that need to be addressed. Read the news release. (September 27, 2017)

The Asset Adequacy Analysis Practice Note Work released a new practice note to assist practicing life actuaries who are faced with the requirement of asset adequacy analysis. (September 26, 2017)

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. (September 22, 2017)

The Health Practice Council sent comments to U.S. Senate Leadership on the Graham-Cassidy-Heller-Johnson Proposal (GCHJ), which would make revisions to the individual health insurance market and approaches to federal Medicaid funding.  (September 22, 2017)

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. (September 15, 2017)

The Academy announced the recipients of its two highest awards, the Jarvis Farley Service Award and the Robert J. Myers Public Service Award, for 2017 along with five recipients of the 2017 Outstanding Volunteerism Award. The awards will be presented at the Annual Meeting and Public Policy Forum in November. Read the news releases for details. (September 13, 2017)

The September HealthCheck covers the Health Practice Council’s letter this week to a key Senate committee on stabilizing the individual insurance market under the Affordable Care Act (ACA); Senior Health Fellow Cori Uccello’s participation in a Sept. 8 health care panel discussion; the Academy’s cross-practice letter to Congress on tax reform; the latest on the ACA; Medicare for all; and an agreement in principle to extend the Children’s Health Insurance Program for five years. (September 13, 2017)

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. (September 08, 2017)

The American Academy of Actuaries is delighted to announce that Kevin M. Ryan, an actuary with decades of regulatory, executive, and consulting experience, was named as the Academy’s senior property and casualty fellow effective Sept. 1, 2017. Read the news release.  (September 05, 2017)

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. (September 01, 2017)