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  • To Err is Human, To Estimate is Actuarial
    the impact of medical errors on the U.S. health care system, the Health Section commissioned a research ... total measurable direct and indirect cost to the economy. Estimation methods;Health care costs; 9562 ...

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    • Authors: Steven Siegel
    • Date: Sep 2010
    • Competency: External Forces & Industry Knowledge>Actuarial methods in business operations; Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving
    • Publication Name: Health Watch
    • Topics: Actuarial Profession>Academic partnerships; Economics>Health economics; Experience Studies & Data; Modeling & Statistical Methods>Data mining
  • Bariatric Surgery Holds Promise for Patients and for Payors
    Bariatric Surgery Holds Promise for Patients and for Payors An economic analysis ... health care costs supports the case for health plans to cover these procedures. Health care costs;Obesity;Value-based ...

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    • Authors: John Dawson, Pierre-Yves Cremieux, Arindam Ghosh
    • Date: Jan 2011
    • Competency: External Forces & Industry Knowledge>Actuarial methods in business operations; Results-Oriented Solutions>Actionable recommendations; Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving>Problem analysis and definition
    • Publication Name: Health Watch
    • Topics: Economics>Health economics; Experience Studies & Data; Health & Disability>Health risks; Modeling & Statistical Methods>Data mining
  • An Overview of Health Issues and Recent Developments for the Non-Health Actuary
    session discussed about expected trends in medical care costs, changes in Medicare reimbursement practices ... responsibility for providing long-term care, rise of managed health care, new and old participants, selection ...

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    • Authors: Phyllis Doran, Roland E King, Charles Larimer, Joseph W Moran, John K Ninomiya
    • Date: Apr 1986
    • Competency: External Forces & Industry Knowledge>External forces and business performance; Leadership>Change management; Professional Values>Public interest representation; Strategic Insight and Integration>Strategy development
    • Publication Name: Record of the Society of Actuaries
    • Topics: Economics>Health economics; Experience Studies & Data; Health & Disability>Health care; Long-term Care>Long-term care insurance; Public Policy; Social Insurance>Medicare
  • Cost and Benefit Trends Observed in Jan. 1, 2011 Renewals for State Employers
    Cost and Benefit Trends Observed in Jan. 1, 2011 Renewals for State Employers An analysis of health ... from state employee medical plan renewals. Health care costs;Premiums; 25710 1/1/2011 12:00:00 AM ...

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    • Authors: Robert Gordon Cosway, Barbara Dewey
    • Date: Jan 2011
    • Competency: External Forces & Industry Knowledge>Internal forces and business performance; Professional Values>Public interest representation
    • Publication Name: Health Watch
    • Topics: Economics>Health economics; Experience Studies & Data; Technology & Applications>Analytics and informatics
  • Soundbites from the American Academy of Actuaries’ Health Practice Council
    intended and unintended effects of different health care reform proposals. The model’s Web interface allows ... Academy’s Medicare Steering Committee and Health Care Quality Work Group submitted comments to Senators ...

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    • Authors: Heather E Jerbi, Melissa Lawler
    • Date: May 2009
    • Competency: External Forces & Industry Knowledge; Leadership; Professional Values>Public interest representation; Results-Oriented Solutions>Actionable recommendations; Strategic Insight and Integration>Influence decisions
    • Publication Name: Health Watch
    • Topics: Economics>Health economics; Enterprise Risk Management>Risk measurement - ERM; Experience Studies & Data; Financial Reporting & Accounting; Health & Disability>Health care quality; Long-term Care; Public Policy