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Sep 04, 2014, 16:14 ET
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Two New Directors Join the American Academy of Actuaries

The American Academy of Actuaries announced today that David J. Nolan has joined the organization as its new director of communications and Mary...

Jun 18, 2014, 13:11 ET
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Academy's Uccello Testifies Before Congress on Affordable Care Act's Risk-Sharing Mechanisms

Cori Uccello, senior health fellow of the American Academy of Actuaries, provided members of the U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Government...

May 14, 2014, 12:54 ET
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Actuaries Shed Light on 2015 Health Insurance Premium Changes

An issue brief published today by the American Academy of Actuaries, the public policy and professionalism voice of the U.S. actuarial profession,...

Apr 17, 2014, 12:42 ET
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Academy Cautions Congressional Leadership on Risks of Using Pension Provisions as Revenue Offsets

The American Academy of Actuaries, the public policy and professionalism voice of the U.S. actuarial profession, today cautioned congressional...

Apr 08, 2014, 16:46 ET
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Academy Launches Health Cost/Quality of Care Initiative with Release of Models of Care Delivery Report

A new initiative of the American Academy of Actuaries points to several promising areas of focus for policymakers seeking to sustain and extend the...

Mar 31, 2014, 17:15 ET
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Multiemployer Pension Protection 2.0: More Robust Legislation Needed to Address Plans' Funding Challenges

The American Academy of Actuaries, the public policy and professionalism voice of the U.S. actuarial profession, is calling upon Congress to act on...

Mar 19, 2014, 17:48 ET
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Academy: Actuarial Analysis Shed Light on Risks and Costs Under Health Reform Legislation

Several major media outlets, including The Christian Science Monitor and CBS News, have reported a comment made by Republican National Committee...

Mar 03, 2014, 18:05 ET
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Academy: With or Without Chained CPI in President's Budget, Social Security Reform Should Start Now

The American Academy of Actuaries is taking the opportunity presented by President Obama's FY2015 budget request to remind the president and...

Feb 27, 2014, 18:03 ET
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American Academy of Actuaries Announces Health Care Cost Initiative

The American Academy of Actuaries, the public policy and professionalism voice of the U.S. actuarial profession, announces a public policy research...

Feb 19, 2014, 14:21 ET
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For Public-Employee Pension Plans, Better Funding Policies Are Essential for Better Funding

The American Academy of Actuaries issued important new analysis of the factors that contribute to well-governed public-sector employee pension...

Feb 05, 2014, 17:25 ET
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Academy: Affordable Care Act Risk-Corridor Program Is Two-Sided, Limiting Both Gains and Losses

The Affordable Care Act's (ACA) risk-corridor program cuts both ways for all concerned — taxpayers, purchasers of health insurance, and...

Jan 30, 2014, 16:41 ET
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Academy: Retirement Legislation Introduced by Sen. Harkin Should Prompt National Discussion

Retirement legislation (the USA Retirement Funds Act) introduced today by Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) hopefully will prompt a national discussion...

Jan 27, 2014, 10:10 ET
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American Academy of Actuaries Calls on President to Include Solvency and Sustainability in His State of the Union '2014 Year of Action' Agenda

As the nation takes measure of President Obama's State of the Union address Tuesday night, the American Academy of Actuaries calls on the...

Jan 17, 2014, 09:30 ET
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Actuaries Unveil Critical Approach to Assessing Nation's Retirement-Income Challenges

Retirement for the AGES Provides Framework to Assess Retirement Plans, Systems, and Policy The American Academy of Actuaries today launched an...

Jan 09, 2014, 10:05 ET
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Actuaries: Using MAP-21 Discount Rates for Reporting Pension Obligations Can Be a Map to Misinformation

The American Academy of Actuaries is cautioning that a change to accounting rules requested by some members of Congress could produce less useful...

Nov 21, 2013, 17:19 ET
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Darryl Walter Joins the American Academy of Actuaries

The American Academy of Actuaries announced that Darryl Walter has joined the organization as its new director of membership today.  In...

Nov 21, 2013, 15:15 ET
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How Do Pension Plan Obligations Measure Up? American Academy of Actuaries Explains Why Estimates Conflict

Conflicting estimates of public pension plan obligations are drawing increased public scrutiny, but a new issue brief released by the American...

Nov 14, 2013, 15:30 ET
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Proposals to Address Insurance Cancellations Could Threaten Viability of New ACA Insurance Markets

President Obama's plan to provide states with the ability to reverse health insurance cancellations, and related proposals in Congress, could lead...

Nov 06, 2013, 14:50 ET
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Actuaries Warn About Consequences of Delaying ACA's Individual Mandate or Extending Open Enrollment Period

 Delaying the implementation of the Affordable Care Act's (ACA) individual mandate or extending the open enrollment period for obtaining...

Nov 04, 2013, 14:00 ET
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American Academy of Actuaries Honors Stephen Goss with Robert J. Myers Public Service Award

The American Academy of Actuaries honored Stephen Goss, chief actuary of the Social Security Administration, with the 2013 Robert J. Myers Public...