2014 Health Reform Meeting

Sessions:

Session Handout

01 - Taking the Mystique Out of the URRT and the Actuarial Memorandums March 24, 2014 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

Ever wonder why the unified rate review template asked some of the questions that it does? Let's find out why. And, while we're at it, any thoughts on getting actuarial memorandums to be a little more consistent with each other?

Session Category
Health & Welfare
Credits
CPD1.20
Session Handout

02 - The 3Rs - Today and Tomorrow March 24, 2014 2:15 PM - 4:45 PM

How does the money really flow under the risk sharing, reinsurance and risk corridor programs in the marketplaces? And, what happens after these go away?

Session Category
Health & Welfare
Credits
CPD2.40
Session Handout

03 - What Makes the AV/MV Calculator Tick? March 24, 2014 4:45 PM - 5:45 PM

An open discussion of the AV/MV calculators regarding their use, functionality, when to make adjustments and how (front-end or back-end), changes to the calculators for 2015, and feedback from users.

Session Category
Health & Welfare
Credits
CPD1.20
Session Handout

04 - Private Exchanges - Really? March 25, 2014 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Are the private exchanges working better than the national marketplaces? Is this the next step that will obsolete employer sponsored insurance as we know it today?

Session Category
Health & Welfare
Credits
CPD1.20
Session Handout

05 - Employers - What Are You Thinking? March 25, 2014 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

A consultant discusses their survey results from employers and their reactions to health reform for the coming years and an employer describes their thought process in making changes in light of health reform.

Session Category
Health & Welfare
Credits
CPD1.20
Session Handout

06 - State Perspective on Rate Filing Reviews March 25, 2014 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Finally, the rates - and an impressive amount of documentation - have been filed. Congratulations! But what happens next? In this session, you'll hear from actuaries who have helped multiple states review those filings, and learn about what is (or isn't) sensible to include in a rate filing.

Session Category
Health & Welfare
Credits
CPD1.20
Session Handout

07 - Healthcare Cost Trends Have Been Low - Have They Been Bent? March 25, 2014 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

A look at recent health cost trends from the perspective of the national health accounts and private health insurance. And then, the look into the crystal ball regarding expectations for the next two years--what will be the key drivers and is the curve "bending?"

Session Category
Health & Welfare
Credits
CPD1.20

  • 1 John Price Axene Health Partners, LLC
  • 2 Dale H. Yamamoto Red Quill Consulting
  • 1 John A. Poisal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Svcs.
  • 2 Carolina-Nicole S. Herrera Health Care Cost Institute
  • 1 Cara Jareb Willis Towers Watson
  • 2 Mac McCarthy MorningStar Actuarial Consulting, LLC
  • 1 Jacqueline Lee Lewis & Ellis, Inc.
  • 2 James E. Drennan Optum
  • 3 Brian Stentz Lewis & Ellis, Inc.
  • 4 Elaine T. Corrough Axene Health Partners, LLC
  • 1 Geoffrey C. Sandler Aetna
  • 2 Dennis Yu Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Svcs.
  • 3 Dianna Welch Oliver Wyman Actuarial Consulting, Inc.
  • 1 David M. Tuomala Optum
  • 2 Michael Cohen Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Svcs.
  • 1 Alfred A. Bingham Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Svcs.
  • 2 John M. Stenson PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP