Latest Wendell Milliman Stories

2011-07-14 13:00:00

SEATTLE, July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Milliman, Inc., a premier global consulting and actuarial firm, today identified a series of considerations for states, health plans, and employers as they look toward the 2014 state exchange implementation deadline set forward in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) and reiterated in regulations issued by Health & Human Services on July 11. "The exchange regulations provide clarification on some points while leaving many...

2011-07-13 07:00:00

SEATTLE, July 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Milliman has completed one of the largest and most comprehensive life insurance mortality and lapse studies ever undertaken. The study is called MIMSA (Milliman Industry Mortality Study and Analysis) and covers the United States individual life insurance business of 29 companies. MIMSA contains $27.8 trillion of exposure for mortality and 1.6 million deaths over study years 2000-2009. It also contains $26.8 trillion of exposure for lapse and 8.1...

2011-07-12 07:54:00

SEATTLE, July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Milliman, Inc., a premier global consulting and actuarial firm, has been named recipient of the 2011 Microsoft Technical and High Performance Computing Innovation Partner of the Year Award. The company was honored among a global field of top Microsoft partners for demonstrating excellence in innovation and implementation of customer solutions using Milliman's MG-ALFA® actuarial projection system and the Microsoft platform. "This...

2011-07-07 14:55:00

SEATTLE, July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Milliman, Inc., a premier global consulting and actuarial firm, today released the results of its latest Pension Funding Index, which consists of 100 of the nation's largest defined benefit pension plans. In June, these plans experienced a $10 billion investment loss but still saw an overall improvement in funded status due to a $35 billion liability reduction. This resulted in a $25 billion improvement in the funded status deficit, bringing it to $186...

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