Design and Implementation Considerations of ACA Risk Mitigation Programs

Research Projects in Health

The Society of Actuaries is pleased to make available a research report examining the potential implications of the risk mitigation programs – risk adjustment, reinsurance, and risk corridors – established under The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. The report was authored by Jim O’Connor and Adrian Clark of Milliman, Inc.

The report can be accessed by clicking on the link to the right.

If you have any questions or comments regarding the report, please contact Steve Siegel, Research Actuary at or Sara Teppema, Sr. Staff Fellow at

The SOA would like to thank the following members of the project oversight group for their review and support of the project:

  • John Barela
  • Mita Lodh
  • Mary Murley
  • Michelle Raleigh
  • Alice Rosenblatt
  • Cori Uccello
  • Sara Teppema, SOA Sr. Staff Fellow
  • Steve Siegel, SOA Research Actuary
  • Barbara Scott, SOA Research Administrator