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Forum: Health - Disability 02-07-2018, 08:06 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By Actuarialsuck
Sometimes there is a Part B Premium giveback. Not...

Sometimes there is a Part B Premium giveback. Not very often and only in certain counties where benchmark rates are crazy high (Dade County FL?).
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 12-29-2017, 07:19 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 33,160
Posted By Actuarialsuck
http://wgno.com/2017/12/29/nigerian-prince-email-s...

http://wgno.com/2017/12/29/nigerian-prince-email-scammer-arrested-in-slidell/
Forum: Exam 2/FM - Financial Mathematics 12-01-2017, 01:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 560
Posted By Actuarialsuck
This may be a useful thread for you:...

This may be a useful thread for you: http://www.actuarialoutpost.com/actuarial_discussion_forum/showthread.php?t=92252
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 11-26-2017, 01:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 549
Posted By Actuarialsuck
Try integrating sin(x) \cdot cos(x) \, dx 2...

Try integrating sin(x) \cdot cos(x) \, dx 2 different ways :)
Forum: Health - Disability 11-10-2017, 03:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 757
Posted By Actuarialsuck
I thought non-PAR providers have to accept 100%...

I thought non-PAR providers have to accept 100% of Medicare for Medicare eligible folks if they choose to be a Medicare provider so I'm not sure what 4 is referring to (unless it's for those that...
Forum: Exam 1/P - Probability 11-04-2017, 05:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 572
Posted By Actuarialsuck
So you get the first line. The 2nd line follows...

So you get the first line. The 2nd line follows from stuff cancelling. In other words you can rewrite the first line as

5,000[P(N=1) - P(N=1) + 2P(N=2) - P(N=2) + 3P(N=3) - P(N=3) ....]

Now...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 10-28-2017, 12:59 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,789
Posted By Actuarialsuck
It gets interesting when instead of trying to...

It gets interesting when instead of trying to find solutions you investigate behavior via fixed points and their stability, etc. Strogatz has a pretty "handwavy" treatment. Arrowhead has a more in...
Forum: Exam 3/MLC - Actuarial Models 10-15-2017, 12:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 494
Posted By Actuarialsuck
_{t}p_{x} \, = \, \frac{\omega - x - t}{\omega -...

_{t}p_{x} \, = \, \frac{\omega - x - t}{\omega - x}

\mu_x(t) \, = \, \frac{1}{\omega - x - t}

f_t(x) \, = \, \left( {_{t}p_{x}} \right) \cdot \left( \mu_x(t) \right) \, = \, \frac{1}{\omega...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 09-29-2017, 07:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 970
Posted By Actuarialsuck
You can still do -15 + x = -28 with money....

You can still do -15 + x = -28 with money. Something along the lines of "you owed $28, you split that into 2 payments of owing $15 and owing ...."
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 09-25-2017, 07:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 504
Posted By Actuarialsuck
This season has been moving excruciatingly slow....

This season has been moving excruciatingly slow. Especially with all the flashbacks.
Forum: Decision Making and Communications 09-19-2017, 01:15 PM
Replies: 2,227
Views: 582,128
Posted By Actuarialsuck
Submitted 8/21 MMR 9/19

Submitted 8/21
MMR 9/19
Forum: Exam 4/C - Construction and Evaluation of Actuarial Models 09-04-2017, 03:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 298
Posted By Actuarialsuck
Because it's following the 2nd paid claim.

Because it's following the 2nd paid claim.
Forum: General 09-01-2017, 12:09 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 247,248
Posted By Actuarialsuck
MFE covers those mathematics so incredibly...

MFE covers those mathematics so incredibly hand-wavy you might not even realize it's grad level mathematics :)
Forum: Health - Disability 08-16-2017, 12:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,204
Posted By Actuarialsuck
Number of ways. One of them: contain leakage....

Number of ways. One of them: contain leakage. Don't refer for services you can do in office or refer to high efficient/low cost providers for routine services (MRI/CT/a lot of the -scopies/etc.)
Forum: Health - Disability 08-05-2017, 07:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,204
Posted By Actuarialsuck
On the medical side there will be a difference...

On the medical side there will be a difference between Commercial, Medicare, and Medicaid. Within those breakouts there will also be differences based on Inpatient/Outpatient/Physician and of course...
Forum: Group & Health Core Exam 08-01-2017, 04:09 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 29,048
Posted By Actuarialsuck
Sometimes you'll have to go back to the source...

Sometimes you'll have to go back to the source material and look through it if you feel the outline didn't provide enough detail or was too confusing.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-31-2017, 01:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 690
Posted By Actuarialsuck
I remember classes like that, my Nonlinear...

I remember classes like that, my Nonlinear Dynamics/Chaos class only had 4 students total.
Forum: Group & Health Specialty Exam 07-14-2017, 11:43 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 12,342
Posted By Actuarialsuck
All done (with exams). On to DMAC :)

All done (with exams). On to DMAC :)
Forum: Exam 2/FM - Financial Mathematics 06-28-2017, 08:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 396
Posted By Actuarialsuck
But you don't have a|n, you have a|2n right

But you don't have a|n, you have a|2n right
Forum: Exam 4/C - Construction and Evaluation of Actuarial Models 06-21-2017, 01:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,818
Posted By Actuarialsuck
Way back when (when cubic splines were on C) I...

Way back when (when cubic splines were on C) I passed on my 3rd try though this was before CBT was anything but a rumor. Keep trying. Create your own set of notes. Make sure you understand all the...
Forum: Exam 2/FM - Financial Mathematics 06-14-2017, 09:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 751
Posted By Actuarialsuck
Not sure what you are asking... 1,000 \cdot...

Not sure what you are asking...

1,000 \cdot a_{\bar{36}|6.3%} \, = \, 1,000 \cdot \left( \frac{1 - \frac{1}{1.063^{36}}}{.063} \right) \, = \, 14,113.22149
Forum: Exam 1/P - Probability 06-07-2017, 11:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 594
Posted By Actuarialsuck
Well you know that if Y ~ U[a,b] then E[Y]...

Well you know that if Y ~ U[a,b] then

E[Y] \, = \,\frac{a+b}{2} and V[Y] \, = \, \frac{(b-a)^2}{12}

You also know that E[Y^2] \, = \, V[Y] + E[Y]^2 \, = \, \frac{(12,000-3,000)^2}{12} \,...
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 06-06-2017, 03:04 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 7,997
Posted By Actuarialsuck
To me it felt kind of like Donny Darko - the 2...

To me it felt kind of like Donny Darko - the 2 realities colliding and only one can survive. That's why the nukes had to explode (in theory decimating the "Assassin" reality) so the reality we see...
Forum: Exam 4/C - Construction and Evaluation of Actuarial Models 06-05-2017, 02:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 392
Posted By Actuarialsuck
F(.) is CDF and S(.) is the survival function...

F(.) is CDF and S(.) is the survival function defined as 1 - F(.).
Forum: Group & Health Core Exam 05-25-2017, 10:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,013
Posted By Actuarialsuck
Well just googling gives you some results...

Well just googling gives you some results right... e.g. https://www.macpac.gov/medicaid-101/
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