2020-international-health-virtual-meetingfuture health care costs, and a focused look at long-term care insurance in China. • Health care costs, health ... health care quality, health factors, long-term care=LTC, risk measurement 18685 1018 7/16/2020 12:00:00 ...
Description: Following the successful SOA Virtual Health Meeting this June, this half-day seminar provides select health sessions that would be of interest to our members and stakeholders outside of North America. Presenters will discuss a variety of health-related topics, including personalized disease risk prediction, how technology will impact future health care costs, and a focused look at long-term care insurance in China.Hide
- Authors: Society of Actuaries
- Date: Jul 2020
- Competency: Communication; External Forces & Industry Knowledge; Leadership; Professional Values; Relationship Management; Results-Oriented Solutions; Strategic Insight and Integration; Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving
- Topics: Health & Disability>Health care quality; Health & Disability>Health information technology; Long-term Care>Long-term care innovation
A Widening Gap in Life Expectancy Makes Raising Social Security’s Retirement Age a Particularly Bad Deal for Low-Wage Earnerscharge Social Security with a balancing act. A primary goal is “to provide monthly benefit levels with ... recently, the cost of housing, health care, and long-term care for the elderly is expected to continue ...
Description: The widening gap in life span between high- and low-income Americans may be eroding the progressivity of Social Security retirement benefits. Differential longevity trends have had the effect of raising lifetime benefits for high earners but not for low earners. Social Security’s long-term financial problems result in part from an increase in average life expectancy driven by wealthier people living longer, and, thereby, collecting more benefits. Policymakers should not use funding shortfalls attributable to these trends as an excuse to cut monthly benefits alike for those who have gained (high earners) and for those who haven’t (low earners).Hide
- Authors: Karl Polzer
- Date: Jul 2020
- Competency: Communication; Leadership; Professional Values; Relationship Management; Results-Oriented Solutions; Strategic Insight and Integration; Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving
- Publication Name: In The Public Interest
- Topics: Social Insurance