Dave Dillon, FSA,MAAA interviews Shea Parkes FSA, MAAA about his recent article on predictive modelling with electronic medical record data.  They discuss topics such as the usefulness of electronic medical records in analytics and the visualization tools used to produce the images in the article.

Dave Dillon, FSA,MAAA interviews Brent Plemons, a Health Insurance Specialist in the Rate Review Division of CCIIO, to get an inside look at the role of the Federal Regulator.  They also discuss changes to the filing process and URRT for 2017, as well as common problems seen in the prior year’s rate filings.

Direct download: Health_Section__Rate_Review_with_Brent_Plemons.mp3
Category:Health -- posted at: 7:52am CDT

The bias-variance trade-off is a fundamental part of machine learning.  In this episode we explore the concepts behind it, and how it relates closely to actuarial credibility.

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Category:Predictive Analytics and Futurism -- posted at: 2:51pm CDT