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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...

2014-02-05 16:28:08

WASHINGTON, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Affordable Care Act's (ACA) risk-corridor program cuts both ways for all concerned -- taxpayers, purchasers of health insurance, and insurers -- the American Academy of Actuaries explained in congressional testimony submitted on Feb. 4. Under the program, insurers would receive a payment if their losses exceeded a certain threshold, but they would have to make a payment if their gains exceeded a specified threshold. (Logo:...

2014-01-22 16:26:00

Chris Gardner, Portrayed by Will Smith in the movie "The Pursuit of Happyness," To Provide Keynote Address WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Intercompany Long Term Care Insurance Conference Association, Inc. (ILTCI) today announced its 14(th) annual conference (http://www.iltciconf.org), March 16-19 at the Rosen Centre in Orlando. 800+ long-term care insurance (LTCi) specialists are expected to attend, to learn more about how to better support retirement...

2014-01-22 08:20:33

MONTREAL, Jan. 22, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Air Canada provided today an update regarding its Canadian pension plans solvency status. Based on preliminary estimates and the factors outlined below, Air Canada projects its Canadian registered pension plans at January 1, 2014 to be in a small surplus position. The Canadian registered pension plans solvency deficit at January 1, 2013 was $3.7 billion. Final valuations as of January 1, 2014 will be completed in the first half of 2014....

2014-01-10 16:22:15

COLUMBUS, Ga., Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aflac Incorporated announced today that J. Todd Daniels has been named senior vice president and global chief risk officer, reporting to Kriss Cloninger, president and chief financial officer of Aflac Incorporated. In his new role, Daniels will be responsible for leading the development and implementation of all strategic and tactical global risk management programs and policies for the company. He will oversee the risk management functions...

2013-12-09 23:26:24

In a timely webinar from Atlantic Information Services, participants will learn what impact the delay of the rule that policies comply with the ACA by Jan. 1 is likely to have for the bottom line of health plans. Washington, DC (PRWEB) December 09, 2013 When the Obama administration reversed course last month to ease the requirement that all nongrandfathered individual and small-group health insurance policies be compliant with the Affordable Care Act (ACA) on Jan. 1, it unleashed a wave...

Word of the Day
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'