SOA member Jeff Passmore, FSA, CFA, discusses asset liability management (ALM) with SOA President-Elect Andy Rallis, FSA, MAAA. They discuss the early development of ALM, current opportunities within life insurance using ALM, and advice for actuaries getting involved in this space.

Direct download: SOA_153.mp3
Category:Investment & Risk -- posted at: 8:20am CDT

Dave Dillon, FSA, MAAA, interviews Greg Fann, FSA, FCA, MAAA, about his collection of recent ACA articles in The Actuary andHealth Watch. Dismissive of the conventional wisdom alleging recent market damage, Mr. Fann provides convincing metrics and good-naturedly explains why ACA markets are in better shape now than they have ever been.

Direct download: SOA_157.mp3
Category:Health -- posted at: 7:35am CDT

Jackie Lee interviews Sudha Shenoy about how risk adjustment and social determinants intersect within the Medicaid market. Sudha speaks about 4 expert panelists that she interviewed to better understand how states are using different information to inform their risk adjustment calculations and claim cost projections.

Direct download: SOA_154d.mp3
Category:Health -- posted at: 9:54am CDT