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  • Session 23 Open Forum: Health Plan Payment in Regulated Health Insurance Markets
    Session 23 Open Forum: Health Plan Payment in Regulated Health Insurance Markets Around the world, health insurance markets are organized around principles of ‘regulated competition’. Examples ...

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    • Authors: Society of Actuaries, Michael Cohen, Thomas McGuire, Richard Van Kleef
    • Date: Jun 2018
    • Competency: External Forces & Industry Knowledge
    • Topics: Economics>Health economics; Predictive Analytics
  • MACRA's Strategic Implications: What Providers and Health Plans Need to Know
    MACRA's Strategic Implications: What Providers and Health Plans Need to Know MACRA not only impact providers, it will impact the entire healthcare market. MACRA published studies and commentary ...

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    • Authors: Julie Witt, James Dolstad
    • Date: Jul 2019
    • Competency: External Forces & Industry Knowledge; Strategic Insight and Integration
    • Publication Name: Health Watch
    • Topics: Economics; Economics>Health economics; Health & Disability
  • Change the Expectations in Health Care
    Change the Expectations in Health Care Essay stating accessibility, affordability and efficiency are the key to success in the future of healthcare. Health economics;Health insurance;Inflation; ...

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    • Authors: Jonathan L Shreve
    • Date: Jun 2009
    • Competency: External Forces & Industry Knowledge; Leadership>Influence
    • Topics: Economics; Economics>Health economics; Finance & Investments; Health & Disability>Health care; Health & Disability>Health insurance; Social Insurance>Government-funded healthcare; Social Insurance>Medicaid; Social Insurance>Medicare
  • Living to 100—A Woman’s Issue
    Living to 100—A Woman’s Issue This paper focuses on the situation of women at high ages and the implications of longer life for women. This paper draws on and brings together work done by the ...

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    • Authors: Anna M Rappaport
    • Date: Jan 2008
    • Competency: Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving
    • Topics: Demography>Gender factors; Demography>Longevity; Economics>Health economics; Social Insurance>Survivor benefits
  • Health, Wealth and Wisdom—Living Long, Living Well: An Actuary Muses on Longevity Abstract
    Health, Wealth and Wisdom—Living Long, Living Well: An Actuary Muses on Longevity Abstract The author attempts to weave together biological and environmental explanations into the mathematical ...

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    • Authors: Michael Cowell
    • Date: Jan 2008
    • Competency: Strategic Insight and Integration>Big picture view
    • Topics: Economics>Health economics; Public Policy
  • Behavioral Economics: Overview and Healthcare Applications
    Behavioral Economics: Overview and Healthcare Applications This article provides an overview of behavioral economic theory as it relates to health and welfare insurance plans and provides ...

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    • Authors: Randy P Herman, Tony Pistilli, Brian Plaskow, Jeffrey Chanin
    • Date: Aug 2020
    • Competency: External Forces & Industry Knowledge; Relationship Management; Results-Oriented Solutions; Strategic Insight and Integration; Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving
    • Publication Name: Health Watch
    • Topics: Economics; Economics>Behavioral economics; Economics>Health economics; Health & Disability; Health & Disability>Health care
  • Consumers to the Rescue? A Primer on HDHPs and HSAs
    Consumers to the Rescue? A Primer on HDHPs and HSAs This article examines the history, theory, and effectiveness of high-deductible health plans and health savings accounts. Consumer driven ...

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    • Authors: Fritz Busch, Barbara Collier, Jason Karcher , Steven Phillips
    • Date: Mar 2019
    • Competency: External Forces & Industry Knowledge>Actuarial methods in business operations; Strategic Insight and Integration>Big picture view
    • Publication Name: Health Watch
    • Topics: Economics>Health economics; Health & Disability>Health care; Health & Disability>Health insurance
  • Actuarial Aspects of the Changing Canadian Demographic Profile
    Actuarial Aspects of the Changing Canadian Demographic Profile This paper reviews the recently published Canadian literature on changing Canadian demographic profiles and highlights the actuarial ...

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    • Authors: Robert Brown
    • Date: Oct 1982
    • Competency: External Forces & Industry Knowledge>External forces and business performance; Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving>Problem analysis and definition
    • Publication Name: Transactions of the SOA
    • Topics: Demography>Population data; Economics>Health economics
  • Bariatric Surgery Holds Promise for Patients and for Payors
    Bariatric Surgery Holds Promise for Patients and for Payors An economic analysis of bariatric surgery and health care costs supports the case for health plans to cover these procedures. Health ...

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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
  • Happy 30th Birthday, Health Section!
    Happy 30th Birthday, Health Section! A look back at the 30 years since the Health Section was formed. N/A; 9565 5/1/2011 12:00:00 AM ...

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    • Authors: Society of Actuaries
    • Date: May 2011
    • Competency: Leadership>Thought leadership; Professional Values; Strategic Insight and Integration>Big picture view
    • Publication Name: Health Watch
    • Topics: Actuarial Profession>Professional associations; Economics>Health economics