The SOA Social Insurance section has pulled together the following resources for all section members.
MACStats: The Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission provides data on Medicaid and CHIP enrollment and spending.
Join a Subgroup: Subscribe to an SOA Listserv to join discussions on Medicaid, Medicare, public health, and more.
Kaiser Family Foundation: This website contains reporting on current events in Medicare and Medicaid.
COVID-19 Challenges Facing Public Pension Plans - A “Town Hall” discussion of COVID-19 related challenges facing public pension plans. A panel of seven experienced public pension actuaries, bringing a variety of perspectives, will help lead a conversation about such topics as investment, mortality, and morbidity experience, as well as funding policy, plan design, and plan sponsor financial challenges.
Social Security Changes for 2020: See the latest changes to Social Security.
CMS Annual Actuarial Report: See the latest Actuarial Report on the Financial Outlook of Medicaid which was presented to Congress.
Social Security Bulletin: The Social Security Bulletin's "Perspectives" section welcomes rigorous, clearly written manuscripts on social and behavioral sciences.
Peter G. Peterson Foundation: This Web site breaks down the impact of Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid on our national debt.
Congressional Budget Office Health Care: The CBO played an instrumental role in the estimation of the cost for the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA). The detailed analysis and next steps in this process are described at this Web site.
Status of the Social Security and Medicare Programs: Each year, the Trustees of the Social Security and Medicare trust funds report on the current and projected financial status of the two programs.
Reports & Studies of Historical Social Security Trust Fund Reports: Since 1983, the Trustees have published, in addition to the regular full report, a summary document which contains a brief and easier-to-understand summary of the highlights of the full report. Each year, the Office of the Actuary publishes the current summary document on its website along with the longer, full report.
Frequently Asked Questions About the Social Security Trust Fund: The Office of the Chief Actuary answers frequently asked questions regarding the Social Security Trust fund.
American Academy of Actuaries: The public policy, communications and professional organization for all actuaries in the United States. In particular, the Health and Pension pages within this site provide a wealth of information on healthcare law, Medicare and Social Security.
AAA Social Security Game: A wealth of material that examines Social Security's financial condition, and related issues, from an actuarial perspective.