Archive of Business Trends

27Oct2016
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Perspectives for Canadian Members on the SOA 2017–2021 Strategic Plan

  En français by Ben Marshall The Society of Actuaries (SOA) 2017–2021 Strategic Plan was released for review and comment this summer, and was adopted by the Board of Directors at its

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Trend Topic: How the ACA is Changing Health Care Analytics

By Syed Mehmud, ASA, FCA, MAAA Actuaries have always been in the business of data. Centuries ago the work involved scanning clerical ledgers to create the first mortality tables. Today, human activ

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Adding a Master’s in Public Health to My FSA

By Carol McCall, FSA, MAAA, Principal, Health and Analytic Innovations Some people think I’m a glutton for punishment.  That’s their reaction to hearing I’ve gone back to school.  They sa

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Q&A with the Predictive Analytics Experts from the 2016 SOA Health Meeting

During this week’s 2016 SOA Health Meeting, the Society of Actuaries will host a panel discussion entitled “Health Care’s Sea Change: How Predictive Analytics is Improving the Way we Deliver Qua

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Executive Training Exchange Program

The Society of Actuaries (SOA) hosted a visit with chief actuaries and actuarial department heads representing the China Association of Actuaries (CAA). This first-time visit to the U.S. is part of

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The Disruption of the Health Plan Market

During the webcast “How Silicon Valley Startups are Disrupting the Health Plan Market Webcast,” March 17, Edward Cymerys, FSA, MAAA, and a panel of startup founders in Silicon Valley will expl

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SOA Strategic Planning – Mission and Vision Second Poll

 by Emily Kessler, FSA, EA, FCA, MAAA SOA Senior Fellow – Intellectual Capital   We’re now in phase two of the Society of Actuaries (SOA) Strategic Plan development process.  We are as

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SOA Strategic Planning – Mission and Vision Poll Result

 by Emily Kessler, FSA, EA, FCA, MAAA SOA Senior Fellow – Intellectual Capital   We’re now in phase two of the Society of Actuaries (SOA) Strategic Plan development process.  Our S

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SOA Recap from NAIC 2015 Fall National Meeting

Insurance industry professionals gathered this November in National Harbor, Maryland, for the 2015 Fall National Meeting of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC). SOA members and

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In Pursuit of SOA General Insurance FSA

Gennady Stolyarov II, ASA, is in the final stages to attain the FSA General Insurance credential. Stolyarov is the Lead Property/Casualty Actuary for the Nevada Division of Insurance, where he reviews

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