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2011-03-15 09:28:00

WASHINGTON, March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released today by the American Academy of Actuaries: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100322/AAALOGO) What: The U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health will hold a hearing: Implementation and Sustainability of the New, Government-Administered Community Living Assistance Services and Supports (CLASS) Program. More information on this hearing is available at:...

2011-03-15 07:00:00

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- International terrorism, Chinese economic hard landing and the issue of failing states are becoming the top emerging risks in the minds of corporate risk managers, according to the 2010 "Emerging Risks Survey," the fourth in a series of surveys sponsored by the Society of Actuaries (SOA) and its industry partners. The risk manager survey of emerging risks found concern over geopolitical risks increased - up 10 percent from 2009's survey - due...

2011-02-24 16:30:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Structuring a medical practice from a tax planning perspective is a niche market vastly underserved by tax and accounting practitioners, according to leading tax experts Alan Gassman and Lester Perling, who will host a new webinar from BNA Tax & Accounting entitled Individual and Group Medical Practices: Tax, Health Law, and Creditor Protection Planning. Pension actuary Jim Feutz will also discuss pension planning opportunities...

2011-02-07 07:00:00

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A cautiously optimistic economic outlook and increasing confidence in the global marketplace makes it more important than ever to analyze the risk systems in place to ensure financial institutions avoid the mistakes of the past. In response to this need, the Society of Actuaries (SOA), the Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS), the Canadian Institute of Actuaries (CIA), the Enterprise Risk Management Institute International (ERM-II) and the...

2011-01-29 00:01:49

A rapidly growing insurance news and web trends website has recently been created and launched at ClaudePenland.com. The six-month-old site was conceived by Claude Penland, a prominent casualty actuary with 20 years of industry experience. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) January 28, 2011 A rapidly growing insurance news and web trends website has recently been created and launched at ClaudePenland.com. This six-month-old website was conceived by Claude Penland, a well-respected casualty actuary...

2011-01-24 09:47:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As President Obama prepares to deliver the State of the Union address, the American Academy of Actuaries is outlining a domestic policy agenda to improve Americans' financial security and restore the nation's fiscal health from an actuarial perspective. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100322/AAALOGO) "We understand and are concerned about the financial risks and challenges facing Americans," said Mary Frances Miller, the...

2011-01-20 15:39:00

HONOLULU, Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Research Corporation (DRC), is pleased to announce the release of new tools in DecisionMaker(TM) Rating which enable carriers to more precisely set policy premiums. This toolset, "DecisionMaker Rating Optimizer," allows carriers to arrive at the most advantageous pricing through a user-maintainable, goal-seeking set of rules. DecisionMaker Rating Optimizer enables carriers to break down complex rating scenarios into granular, functional...

2011-01-14 09:25:00

Company will make refunds to policyholders if rates are unsound SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Responding to concerns raised about rising individual health insurance rates, Blue Shield of California announced today that it will voluntarily subject its rates to an independent actuarial review and make refunds to policyholders if the actuary finds that the rates are unsound. David Axene, the respected actuary who discovered errors in other California rate filings...

2011-01-12 07:00:00

SEATTLE, Jan. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Milliman, Inc., the international firm of consultants and actuaries, announced that it has released MG-ALFA® Version 7.2., the second major update since delivery of Version 7.0 in July of last year. Major enhancements since Version 7.0 include: New Flexible Index Tables for Efficient Data Entry New Projection Keys to Manage Multiple Assumption Sets Within a Single Model Enhancements to Manage Multiple Scenario Sets Within a...

2011-01-10 07:00:00

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Jan. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new study released today by the Society of Actuaries (SOA), the total economic cost of overweight (BMI between 25.0 - 29.9) and obesity (BMI of more than 30) in the U.S. and Canada reaches $300(1) billion per year, with 90 percent of the total - $270 billion - attributed to the U.S. While much research has been conducted on obesity, the SOA study looked at the economic costs of overweight and obesity caused by increased need...