Public Plans Community Submits Comments in Response to ASOP 4 Exposure Draft

The following comment letters were developed through the coordinated efforts of members of the Conference of Consulting Actuaries’ (CCA) Public Plans Community and were submitted to the ASB by the Steering Committee of the CCA Public Plans Community. However, these comments do not necessarily reflect the views of the CCA, the CCA’s members, or any employers of CCA members, and should not be construed in any way as being endorsed by any of the aforementioned parties.

2018 Comments on ASOP 4 Re: ADC

2018 Comments on ASOP 4 Re: IRDM

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ACA Primer - What's Working and What Isn't?

09/12/2018 - 11:30 AM – 12:45 PM CT
Credits: CPD 1.50

The Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare) will be an issue for many congressional candidates this fall. If nothing is done to modify the ACA by this time, both parties will have a story to be told. What has been working with the ACA, and how can it be made better?


1. Gregory Joseph Herrle - Milliman Inc.
2. Kathleen M. Potter - Mercer
3. David M. Tuomala - Optum
4. David Dillon - Lewis & Ellis, Inc.

CCA Annual Meeting Features Leading-Edge Continuing Education in Colorado Springs

2018 CCA Annual Meeting

2018 CCA Annual Meeting

October 21-24, 2018
The Broadmoor
Colorado Springs, Colorado

The Broadmoor Creates Wait List Due to Record-Setting Demand

The Conference of Consulting Actuaries (CCA) is pleased to announce the 2018 CCA Annual Meeting, Sunday, October 21st to Wednesday, October 24th, at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The meeting offers a blend of world-class education and networking with an atmosphere that caters to all.

Choose from a wide spectrum of sessions on Retirement, Health & Welfare, Public Plans, International, Multiemployer, Investment, and Cross Discipline topics; or select a full track in any of these specialty areas. Sessions include:

  • Strategies to Alleviate Plan Overfunding;
  • Health Plan Applications of Predictive Analytics;
  • Hybrid/Cash Balance Plans in Europe;
  • Public Sector Mortality: New Tables, Administrative Issues and Credibility Measures;
  • ASOP 51: How Does Risk Look Now?;
  • Retiree Medical: My Client’s Auditor is Asking for What?;
  • New PBGC Withdrawal-Liability Simplification Rules; and
  • Capital Market Update.

Attendee responses to the CCA Annual Meeting confirm it to be the premier meeting for consulting actuaries. Here’s what our attendees are saying:

"CCA continues to be the place where very experienced and thought leading actuaries go for their CE.”
“…provided a nice balance between networking and continued education. I have enjoyed learning in the sessions: whether it is mortality, interest rate changes, or healthcare industry latest developments, etc.”
“The speakers are excellent. In many sessions, the speaker has shared latest and applicable consulting ideas for our daily work.”

Join us this year as we make a long-overdue return to one of the most unique and breathtaking locations in the American West. Nestled at the base of Cheyenne Mountain, The Broadmoor offers an impressive array of services, scenery, and activities with warm hospitality. Reservations can be made online in the CCA Annual Meeting room block at

For more information about the CCA Annual Meeting program, please click here. We look forward to seeing you!

Sponsorship Opportunities Available for the CCA Annual Meeting

2018 CCA Annual Meeting Preliminary Program

Sponsorship at the CCA Annual Meeting is a powerful customer relationship management vehicle. Be recognized as a valued sponsor in the pre- and post-event marketing materials and command the attention of the nation's top purchasers and influencers in the marketplace for employee benefits, healthcare services, and public and private retirement instruments. Sponsors gain the opportunity to connect with top-level executives and decision makers, from small business owners to CEOs of multinational consulting firms. Opportunities include:

  • Morning Packages
  • Monday Evening Event
  • Networking Luncheon
  • VIP Reception

For more information, please review the CCA Annual Meeting Sponsorship Brochure and contact Marie Shaw at the CCA office to secure the package that meets your unique goals.

Click here for more information about the 2018 CCA Annual Meeting

Get Involved With the CCA

There are a variety of ways for CCA members to participate. For more information, view our Get Involved With the CCA interactive graphic, where the responsibilities and time commitments for each opportunity are outlined.

Once you match your talents and interests, please complete the Member Engagement form.

Experienced CCA volunteers are encouraged to volunteer for the Board of Directors. To help you determine whether this is a match for your talents, consider the duties involved. Contact the CCA office at for details.

Intersector Meeting Notes

Updated: October 11, 2017

Twice a year the Intersector Group meets with representatives of the U.S. Department of Treasury (Treasury Department), the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), and the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) to dialogue with them on regulatory and other issues affecting pension practice. Click here to view notes from meetings with the IRS, Treasury, and PBGC on regulatory issues affecting pension practice.

Find a Consulting Actuary

The Directory of Actuarial Consultants allows you to search for a consulting actuary based on contact information, practice area (Retirement, Health & Welfare, Life, and Casualty), type of firm, or scope of practice.