The Society of Actuaries develops and funds a variety of health insurance-focused research. Access our research involving the Affordable Care Act costs, health care systems, risk assessments, experience studies and more.
Comparing Measures of Social Determinants of Health to Assess Population Risk
Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) include the social and physical conditions in which people are born, live and work on a daily basis.
Getzen Model of Long-Run Medical Cost Trends Update for 2021–2030+
An update to the Getzen Model of Long-Run Medical Cost Trends for 2021–2030+.
2021 Health Care Cost Model
The Society of Actuaries (SOA) created the SOA 2021 Health Care Cost Model to enable users to estimate future U.S. health care insurance costs.
The SOA welcomes proposals for projects that result in information, data, or tools useful to practicing health actuaries
COVID-19 Mitigations in the U.S., November 21, 2020
This report provides highlights of a weekly survey of practices regarding the mitigation of the spread of COVID-19 in the U.S. during the week of November 21, 2020.
Direct Primary Care: Evaluating a New Model of Delivery and Financing
This report provides health care stakeholders with a comprehensive description of Direct Primary Care (DPC).
Mental Health Trends and COVID-19
With the pandemic outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) through the world in the first part of 2020, many resulting outcomes have triggered the potential to see an increase in the use of mental health benefits in health care insurance systems.
Model of Long-Term Health Care Cost Trends in Canada
Download the resource model on long term healthcare cost trends.
Modeling Long Term Healthcare Cost Trends - Update for 2019
Download the resource model on long term health care cost trends.
Medical Large Claims Experience Study
Access Group Medical Insurance Database and Analysis Report.
COVID-19 from the U.S. Insurance Industry Regulation Perspective
This special episode of the SOA’s Research Insights Podcast highlights how the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting actuaries and their interaction with U.S. insurance regulators. We were pleased to be joined by Mike Consedine, Chief Executive Officer of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC).