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2014-08-02 23:01:16

Making the decision to go it alone as an actuary is an involved one, and countless seminars are given on the topic every year. But once that decision has been made, finding success and managing the risk of starting a business can be balanced with strong planning, a service that one leading business plan company is proud to now offer to actuaries. (PRWEB) August 02, 2014 "Independent actuaries often struggle to find their niche and consult in areas where they feel comfortable,"...

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...

2014-05-07 11:04:27

New method described in 'The Journal of Chemical Physics' simplifies studies of predator-prey interactions and other 'bistable' systems A team of U.K. researchers has developed a way to dramatically reduce the complexity of modeling "bistable" systems which involve the interaction of two evolving species where one changes faster than the other ("slow-fast systems"). Described in The Journal of Chemical Physics, the work paves the way for easier computational simulations and predictions...

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...

2014-01-09 04:20:14

'S-HERTOGENBOSCH, The Netherlands, January 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Quintiq [http://www.quintiq.com ], a global leader in supply chain planning and optimization (SCP&O), has set 98 world records in solving the Flexible Job Shop Scheduling Problem (FJSSP). This achievement follows the vehicle routing [http://www.quintiq.com/optimization/vrptw-world-records.html ] world records set by the team earlier in 2013. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130328/606756...


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omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.