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Forum: Health - Disability 04-11-2019, 11:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 648
Posted By cincinnatikid
Feels like a domino effect where the carriers sue...

Feels like a domino effect where the carriers sue the government to force them to meet their obligation, then the members sue the carriers for charging them for benefits that were paid by the...
Forum: Health - Disability 03-06-2019, 10:43 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,233
Posted By cincinnatikid
I will believe we're on the brink of serious...

I will believe we're on the brink of serious change when there's a serious conversation about how to pay for the expanded coverage and reductions in premiums and cost-sharing.
Forum: Health - Disability 01-18-2019, 02:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,763
Posted By cincinnatikid
I think you could swing it if you had a heavily...

I think you could swing it if you had a heavily capitated network or some support for a flattened slope, but agree that just a narrower FFS network is going to be a stretch.
Forum: Health - Disability 01-16-2019, 06:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,763
Posted By cincinnatikid
The only other thing that I could think of would...

The only other thing that I could think of would be to vary your plan offerings by area and push them to the extremes of the de minimis ranges - maximize the AV spread between Bronze and Silver where...
Forum: Health - Disability 01-16-2019, 06:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,763
Posted By cincinnatikid
You could maybe squeeze a couple points out of 1...

You could maybe squeeze a couple points out of 1 or 2, but anything more feels pretty hard to justify if asked how that would comply with the single risk pool concept. I think #3 has been left to...
Forum: Health - Disability 01-02-2019, 11:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,457
Posted By cincinnatikid
I've heard that it's been sitting at OMB in final...

I've heard that it's been sitting at OMB in final review before publication for a few weeks, but nobody knows when anything will be published due to the shutdown. Hopefully soon, but don't hold your...
Forum: Health - Disability 11-15-2018, 04:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,129
Posted By cincinnatikid
https://www.cms.gov/Research-Statistics-Data-and-S...

https://www.cms.gov/Research-Statistics-Data-and-Systems/Files-for-Order/Data-Disclosures-Data-Agreements/DUA_-_NewLDS.html
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 11-02-2018, 03:05 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,432
Posted By cincinnatikid
Let me rephrase to make sure I understand just...

Let me rephrase to make sure I understand just how dumb this question is.

You are driving on a highway and when you reach the next exit, you only have enough gas to drive for 2 miles. Do you...
Forum: Careers - Employment 09-21-2018, 05:09 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,620
Posted By cincinnatikid
Research and PhDs per capita were your strong...

Research and PhDs per capita were your strong suits; office size and hair per capita dragged you down a bit.
Forum: Careers - Employment 09-21-2018, 03:25 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,620
Posted By cincinnatikid
Solid 3rd overall, with wins in a couple of...

Solid 3rd overall, with wins in a couple of sub-categories:

Seattle
Milwaukee
Denver
Indianapolis
Minneapolis
San Diego (tie)
Tampa (tie)
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 09-13-2018, 07:47 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,675
Posted By cincinnatikid
Wow...is that Mathnet?

Wow...is that Mathnet?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-25-2018, 09:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,814
Posted By cincinnatikid
IFYP

IFYP
Forum: Health - Disability 08-16-2018, 08:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,685
Posted By cincinnatikid
Are you being asked to justify whether the "90%...

Are you being asked to justify whether the "90% of the time" is reasonable, or whether the current PAD factor effectively achieves that?

The former is a bit more theoretical, you might justify...
Forum: Careers - Employment 08-03-2018, 05:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,340
Posted By cincinnatikid
Sounds like your boss is already aware of the...

Sounds like your boss is already aware of the situation. In that case, you have an opportunity to be translucent with him/her to talk about some of the things that are appealing to you about the...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-26-2018, 12:22 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,103
Posted By cincinnatikid
When I lived in the Midwest, this was pretty...

When I lived in the Midwest, this was pretty common. Both neighborhoods I lived in had someone that loved riding around on their mower and kept 1/2 or more of the neighborhood lawns in pristine...
Forum: Careers - Employment 07-19-2018, 11:36 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 27,624
Posted By cincinnatikid
I've had the same experience with this company...

I've had the same experience with this company (SJ); multiple recruiters from the company sending me very similar messages about the same role, the same recruiter sending me multiple introductory...
Forum: Health - Disability 07-06-2018, 01:00 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 23,863
Posted By cincinnatikid
Went out as an email, don't see it posted...

Went out as an email, don't see it posted anywhere to link to, so pasted text below:
Forum: Health - Disability 07-06-2018, 11:28 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 23,863
Posted By cincinnatikid
Most of my money would be on technical issues,...

Most of my money would be on technical issues, with political drama slowing the urgency around fixing it.

CMS tried to run RA calibration reports on 6/27 and ran into a ton of failures and other...
Forum: Health - Disability 07-05-2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 23,863
Posted By cincinnatikid
1) Looking to book actual 2017 risk adjustment...

1) Looking to book actual 2017 risk adjustment amounts in time for Q2 close.

2) We've already received requests to amend filings with actuals (depending on the magnitude, may or may not be allowed...
Forum: Health - Disability 07-05-2018, 11:49 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 23,863
Posted By cincinnatikid
No chance, unless this thing drags out multiple...

No chance, unless this thing drags out multiple weeks. CMS misses their own deadlines all the time and it almost always falls onto the carriers to deal with it.
Forum: Health - Disability 06-26-2018, 12:25 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,344
Posted By cincinnatikid
or 2012: ...

or 2012:

http://www.actuarialoutpost.com/actuarial_discussion_forum/showthread.php?t=242945
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-25-2018, 02:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,497
Posted By cincinnatikid
Drink with a view from downtown would probably be...

Drink with a view from downtown would probably be the Smith Tower Observatory or the Space Needle (currently closed for renovations); many other places have great views of downtown from across the...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-20-2018, 01:58 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,383
Posted By cincinnatikid
...or Carmenjello?

...or Carmenjello?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-01-2018, 07:14 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,173
Posted By cincinnatikid
I went to school with the 'distant cousin',...

I went to school with the 'distant cousin', really nice guy. Hoping that once the media circus dies down, everyone can get their lives on track.
Forum: Health - Disability 05-31-2018, 12:50 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,344
Posted By cincinnatikid
:iatp: To try and get down <200% FPL to...

:iatp:

To try and get down <200% FPL to achieve the more significant CSR levels may involve sacrificing more in terms of lifestyle of foregone investment income than you would gain in benefits.
...
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