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  • Health Care Quality Issues Need Actuarial Input
    Health Care Quality Issues Need Actuarial Input This article outlines what the author learned from the ... Health Watch, January 2008, Issue No. 57. Health care quality; 9463 1/1/2008 12:00:00 AM ...

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    • Authors: John Cookson
    • Date: Jan 2008
    • Competency: External Forces & Industry Knowledge>Actuarial theory in business context
    • Publication Name: Health Watch
    • Topics: Health & Disability>Health care
  • Hospital Charges Become ASignificant Issue Again
    gaining back negotiation strenght lost due to managed care in the 80s and 90s. Charges vary significantly ... facility. Issue No. 46. Managed care;Medicare;Payment models=Health care payment models; 9399 6/1/2002 ...

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    • Authors: John Cookson
    • Date: Jun 2002
    • Competency: Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving>Process and technique refinement
    • Publication Name: Health Watch
    • Topics: Health & Disability>Health insurance
  • Further Discussion of High Hospital Charges
    Further Discussion of High Hospital Charges Article discusses causes of high charges in relations to ... Issue No. 45. Health care costs;Medical expenses;Payment models=Health care payment models; 9413 ...

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    • Authors: John Cookson
    • Date: Apr 2003
    • Competency: External Forces & Industry Knowledge
    • Publication Name: Health Watch
    • Topics: Health & Disability
  • Health Watch News
    legislation that restruc-tured a portion of the health care system. The main focus of Chapter 58 of the Acts ... Access to Affordable, Quality, Accountable Health Care (the Act), was to extend affordable health insurance ...

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    • Authors: John Cookson, Roy Goldman, Steven Siegel, Robert Damler, Gail M Lawrence, Jim Toole, Brian Weible, Ross Winkelman, Bela Gorman, Heather E Jerbi, Geralyn Trujillo, Kirk Luke Shanks
    • Date: Jan 2008
    • Publication Name: Health Watch
  • Health Section News, June 2002, Issue No. 46
    may have less than 200 commercial admissions) primary payer categories. The correlation between the Medicare ... this kind of informa- tion from the reams of health care data and knowing more about the differences between ...

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    • Authors: John Cookson, Paul Cronin, Ian G Duncan, Charles S Fuhrer, Jeffrey Miller, Gregory J Sullivan, Loretta Jacobs, Rowen Bell, Matthew Condos
    • Date: Jun 2002
    • Publication Name: Health Watch
  • SOA Health Section and CMS: A Continuing Dialogue
    relation- ships. Given the range and diversity of health care issues today, it clearly benefits both the profession ... knowledge and understanding of the direction of health care which must be considered each year by CMS when ...

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    • Authors: John Cookson, Steven Siegel
    • Date: Jan 2009
    • Competency: External Forces & Industry Knowledge
    • Publication Name: Health Watch
    • Topics: Health & Disability>Health care
  • Health Section News, August 2003, Issue No. 46
    information to accurately measure expected health care consumption to support efficient alloca- tion of ... the variations of cost, outcomes and quality of care. The geographic variability of Medicare costs ...

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    • Authors: John Cookson, Ian G Duncan, Jeffrey Miller, Daniel Wolak, Robert Lynch, Charles Edwards, Marilyn Kramer, Rong Yi
    • Date: Aug 2003
    • Publication Name: Health Watch
  • Health Section News, April 2003, Issue No. 45
    statements on genetic testing as it relates to long-term care insurance (LTC) and health insur- ance, and a recent ... Wolak 20 Health Care Affordability...A Valuable Concept in Understanding Our Health Care System Challenges ...

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    • Authors: Application Administrator, John Cookson, Henry Frantz, William Lane, Jeffrey Miller, Daniel Wolak, Bruce Pyenson, Peter Reilly
    • Date: Apr 2003
    • Publication Name: Health Watch
  • Chairperson’s Corner
    of interest given the current state of the Health Care System. Greater Actuarial Role I believe our membership ... helping solve some of the problems of the health care system. I would like to see us take a more proactive ...

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    • Authors: John Cookson
    • Date: Apr 2003
    • Publication Name: Health Watch
  • Chairperson’s Corner - Variablility of Health Costs
    the variations of cost, outcomes and quality of care. The geographic variability of Medicare costs ... loss of quality by standardizing the delivery of care across areas. This study focused on the medical ...

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    • Authors: John Cookson
    • Date: Aug 2003
    • Publication Name: Health Watch