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2014-07-30 23:13:23

Steve Banks and Joe Rollins of TSA Consulting Group to serve on task force regarding automatic enrollment of employees in retirement savings plans inlcuding 403(b) plans. Fort Walton Beach, FL (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 The National Tax-deferred Savings Association (NTSA) has established a new task force to create policy and best practices regarding the automatic enrollment of employees in retirement savings plans. Steve Banks and Joe Rollins, co-founders of TSA Consulting Group, Inc. (TSACG),...

2014-06-18 12:39:48

WASHINGTON, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cori Uccello, senior health fellow of the American Academy of Actuaries, provided members of the U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform's Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Job Creation and Regulatory Affairs with an objective actuarial assessment of the three Affordable Care Act (ACA) risk-sharing mechanisms in testimony before a congressional subcommittee today. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100322/AAALOGO...

2014-05-21 23:06:13

Conrad Siegel Actuaries Releases Results from Its Annual Medical and Prescription Drug Benefits Survey Harrisburg, PA (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 Conrad Siegel Actuaries, delivering comprehensive employee benefits services, announced today the results of its annual Medical and Prescription Drug Benefits survey, an employee benefits survey for the Central PA region. The survey found that healthcare premium costs are rising for employees and their families, a trend that has continued over the...

2014-05-12 23:06:51

Top rated supplemental life and health insurance company announces new Vice President and Chief Actuary. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 NTA Life is proud to welcome L. Craig Cox, a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries and Member of the American Academy of Actuaries, as its new Vice President and Chief Actuary. Mr. Cox holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in mathematics from Oklahoma State University and has extensive experience in both health and life insurance. He brings significant...

2014-04-17 23:09:01

An elite team of actuaries from Milliman will dissect the latest guidance and provide practical insights on the 3Rs in a session during “Public Exchanges: Translating Lessons Learned Into Insurer Strategies for 2015,” the upcoming May 6 virtual conference from Atlantic Information Services. Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 CMS last week issued a Q&A document discussing payments for the risk corridor program, one of three risk mitigation programs established under the...

2014-04-08 16:22:27

WASHINGTON, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new initiative of the American Academy of Actuaries points to several promising areas of focus for policymakers seeking to sustain and extend the slowdown in health cost increases that the United States has experienced in recent years. They include delivery system reform that focuses on better patient care coordination, financial incentives that reward value not volume, value-based insurance design, comparative-effectiveness...

2014-03-19 20:21:12

WASHINGTON, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Several major media outlets, including The Christian Science Monitor and CBS News, have reported a comment made by Republican National Committee (RNC) Chairman Reince Priebus on March 18 that, among other assertions, characterizes actuaries' work related to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in political rhetoric meant to elicit attention. The characterization of actuaries in those remarks cannot be taken seriously. The actuarial...

2014-03-10 12:25:56

NORFOLK, Va., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ValueOptions(®), Inc., a health improvement company specializing in mental and emotional wellbeing, substance use and recovery, announced that former Milliman senior consultant Daniel Santmyer has joined the company as Senior Vice President, Data Analytics and Reporting Services. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130624/PH36534LOGO In this role, Santmyer will provide vital leadership to ValueOptions' Data Analytics Services division,...

2014-02-27 20:22:59

WASHINGTON, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Actuaries, the public policy and professionalism voice of the U.S. actuarial profession, announces a public policy research partnership with the Health Care Cost Institute (HCCI) to complement the Academy's intensive examination of health care costs and quality of care in the United States. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100322/AAALOGO The Academy sees in HCCI a shared goal of improving public...

2014-02-14 23:24:06

Mickey Dodge, Brian Tajlili and John Criswell as featured speakers in RISE Conference “Product Design, Pricing & Risk Adjustment on the Health Insurance Exchanges" in Las Vegas on February 17-18, 2014 will bring expertise to offer insight and strategies for Commercial data, quality, and pricing processes. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) February 14, 2014 To be protected from adverse selection, payers must participate in the risk adjustment process. How they implement a risk adjustment...


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