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  • 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
  • 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