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Forum: Group & Health Specialty Exam 03-17-2020, 04:34 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 8,748
Posted By MSPActuary
Personally, I'll keep reading/studying slowly for...

Personally, I'll keep reading/studying slowly for a bit (or at least try) for as long as I'm able. I'm thinking, like 25% of the speed I otherwise would have been doing at this point. I might...
Forum: Group & Health Specialty Exam 03-17-2020, 03:35 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 8,748
Posted By MSPActuary
Yup - fantastic call, IMO.

Yup - fantastic call, IMO.
Forum: Group & Health Specialty Exam 03-16-2020, 12:06 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 8,748
Posted By MSPActuary
My hope is that the SOA delays the exam. It's my...

My hope is that the SOA delays the exam. It's my second sitting, and I got a 5 last time around - I really don't want to lose my momentum.

However, I really think the SOA should say something...
Forum: Group & Health Specialty Exam 01-30-2020, 10:53 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 8,748
Posted By MSPActuary
Thanks for the reminder...my plan was to start 2...

Thanks for the reminder...my plan was to start 2 weeks ago and haven't....I dusted off the study material and it's sitting on my table. I'll have to actually open those books this weekend...
Forum: Group & Health Specialty Exam 01-17-2020, 10:27 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 34,075
Posted By MSPActuary
Seems to be working now.

Seems to be working now.
Forum: Group & Health Specialty Exam 01-17-2020, 10:03 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 34,075
Posted By MSPActuary
Passing %'s up now too - 50% passed. OBNOXIOUS.

Passing %'s up now too - 50% passed. OBNOXIOUS.
Forum: Group & Health Specialty Exam 01-17-2020, 09:52 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 34,075
Posted By MSPActuary
Details are out -naturally I'm annoyed. Q1:...

Details are out -naturally I'm annoyed.

Q1: 4
Q2: 8
Q3: 2
Q4: 3
Q5: 10
Q6: 1
Q7: 9
Forum: Group & Health Specialty Exam 01-16-2020, 11:12 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 8,748
Posted By MSPActuary
This will be my second sitting, got a 5 last...

This will be my second sitting, got a 5 last round. Hoping to jump start the study process again this weekend...
Forum: Group & Health Specialty Exam 01-13-2020, 05:12 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 34,075
Posted By MSPActuary
Grades are up - I got a 5...

Grades are up - I got a 5...
Forum: Group & Health Specialty Exam 01-11-2020, 06:53 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 34,075
Posted By MSPActuary
Same. Still processing...but it was my first...

Same. Still processing...but it was my first sitting. So I suppose not the end of the world....but just an extra burn when itís possibly the best Iíve ever felt about a test. Bring on spring! (Ugh)
Forum: Group & Health Specialty Exam 11-01-2019, 02:17 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 34,075
Posted By MSPActuary
Exactly how I remember it. So question wanted to...

Exactly how I remember it. So question wanted to see Average Age & BMI a) before matching and b) after and c) show that results/population statistics are closer when using matching.
Forum: Group & Health Specialty Exam 10-30-2019, 02:10 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 34,075
Posted By MSPActuary
Yea I wasn’t totally sure what they were looking...

Yea I wasn’t totally sure what they were looking for, for the risk control stuff. I just said a lot of “process for this, process for that...fix before it gets worse...yadda yadda..” it seemed like...
Forum: Group & Health Specialty Exam 10-30-2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 34,075
Posted By MSPActuary
The admits/member DID stay constant, however a...

The admits/member DID stay constant, however a utilization trend was provided. So you really need to compare Prior Admits/Member X (1+UtilTrend) to the New Admits/Member - which is where the savings...
Forum: Group & Health Specialty Exam 10-29-2019, 10:58 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 34,075
Posted By MSPActuary
Huh, ok interesting.....the plot thickens... ...

Huh, ok interesting.....the plot thickens...

But wasn't it an easy question?? we should be arguing to keep it lol
Forum: Group & Health Specialty Exam 10-29-2019, 10:52 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 34,075
Posted By MSPActuary
So which question are you guys thinking was...

So which question are you guys thinking was defective?
Forum: Group & Health Specialty Exam 10-29-2019, 10:48 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 34,075
Posted By MSPActuary
Also, someone said something about Premium tax on...

Also, someone said something about Premium tax on the last question?? was that really there? If so, I 100% missed that...
Forum: Group & Health Specialty Exam 10-29-2019, 10:46 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 34,075
Posted By MSPActuary
same. Skipped this question until the end because...

same. Skipped this question until the end because I wasn't sure exactly what to do. Then when I circled back, felt like i was on the right track and wasn't too hard of a question.

I got 2.44% for...
Forum: Group & Health Specialty Exam 10-18-2019, 01:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 497
Posted By MSPActuary
Tricky, tricky... Thanks!

Tricky, tricky...

Thanks!
Forum: Group & Health Specialty Exam 10-18-2019, 12:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 497
Posted By MSPActuary
Ah yes sorry - this is from Spring 2016 Core...

Ah yes sorry - this is from Spring 2016 Core Exam.

OK, so perhaps there's 2 diff IDF's, depending on the scenario...
Forum: Group & Health Specialty Exam 10-17-2019, 06:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 497
Posted By MSPActuary
Spring 2016, #7b

So this problem asks for the Plan Liability Risk Scores. Sounded easy. But, the solution ends up multiplying Risk Factors by Induced Demand Factors.

Looking at the TIA outline for GHS 119-17, I DO...
Forum: Group & Health Specialty Exam 10-02-2019, 12:52 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 34,075
Posted By MSPActuary
I just finished my first full pass through of all...

I just finished my first full pass through of all the material (reading Detailed Outlines, watching videos, working a few problems). I haven't tracked my time closely, but it feels like I've only...
Forum: Group & Health Specialty Exam 08-07-2019, 03:13 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 34,075
Posted By MSPActuary
I have also been struggling with motivation. Must...

I have also been struggling with motivation. Must be normal..... it's also my last exam, and I've taken 11 years to get to this point...The idea that this could be my last exam EVER is hands down my...
Forum: Group & Health Advanced Exam 07-15-2019, 08:19 AM
Replies: 361
Views: 38,528
Posted By MSPActuary
Also got a 6. Couldn’t be happier!!

Also got a 6. Couldn’t be happier!!
Forum: Group & Health Advanced Exam 07-12-2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 361
Views: 38,528
Posted By MSPActuary
This does increase how attractive Specialty...

This does increase how attractive Specialty looks...
Forum: Group & Health Advanced Exam 07-12-2019, 10:28 AM
Replies: 361
Views: 38,528
Posted By MSPActuary
I'm still in shock that I passed. Was second...

I'm still in shock that I passed. Was second attempt and I busted my butt for both attempts, but it's always hard to believe for a bit...

For those who passed, I'm curious how many are planning on...
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