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Forum: Health - Disability 03-10-2020, 11:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 512
Posted By Actuarialsuck
Seems like a question to e-mail SOA about. Not...

Seems like a question to e-mail SOA about. Not sure health actuaries know what SOA would / would not do.
Forum: Health - Disability 02-09-2020, 10:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 829
Posted By Actuarialsuck
I believe it is the overall. This is somewhat...

I believe it is the overall. This is somewhat answered on p.11 here https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Health-Plans/MedicareAdvtgSpecRateStats/Downloads/ActuarialBidQuestions2012.pdf
Forum: Modules 6-8 01-25-2020, 12:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,310
Posted By Actuarialsuck
Why on the DL? I thought you could have people...

Why on the DL? I thought you could have people (your supervisor or another ASA/FSA) review your FA? https://www.soa.org/globalassets/assets/files/edu/2020/2020-fap-faqs.pdf (p.11)
Forum: Health - Disability 12-20-2019, 03:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,374
Posted By Actuarialsuck
Don't you have to take into account the type of...

Don't you have to take into account the type of member? For example ESRD are on a different payment model so those risk scores tend to be a lot higher than say for Full Duals vs Partial Duals vs...
Forum: Financial Mathematics 10-31-2019, 04:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 541
Posted By Actuarialsuck
Aren't there solutions to these, and are you...

Aren't there solutions to these, and are you saying you couldn't solve \frac{1}{(1+i)^{10}} \, = \, 1 ? I didn't check your work but I don't think that's the right equation to solve...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 10-30-2019, 10:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 192
Posted By Actuarialsuck
John Witherspoon Dies at 77

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/10/30/arts/john-witherspoon-dead.html

Enjoyed him in various silly comedies :(
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 10-27-2019, 06:33 PM
Replies: 12,854
Views: 1,882,871
Posted By Actuarialsuck
https://scontent-ort2-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/7350...

https://scontent-ort2-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/73504855_3127920420615644_8095656338098487296_n.jpg?_nc_cat=100&_nc_oc=AQmWyONF48de6iancvR7jDzruao0cHPdVc9XKcO2Gvlw3r7U81-6DfOWw_F2-ljeXC6t73XQIHi2FdALZkB...
Forum: Probability 09-23-2019, 10:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 958
Posted By Actuarialsuck
To be fair he didn't say he didn't say they were...

To be fair he didn't say he didn't say they were wrong, just that more than 1 answer is possible. A spider-man solution to his venom diagram if you will.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 09-15-2019, 09:01 PM
Replies: 674
Views: 28,800
Posted By Actuarialsuck
Replace "going to bad movies" with "responding to...

Replace "going to bad movies" with "responding to poly" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YigM-F4oSIE
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 09-03-2019, 02:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 323
Posted By Actuarialsuck
Obviously but only if eaten in the correct order....

Obviously but only if eaten in the correct order. If you fail, you ate them in the wrong order.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-05-2019, 10:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 893
Posted By Actuarialsuck
Sure. There were the ones that were wrong and the...

Sure. There were the ones that were wrong and the ones that were correct. Usually the ones that were wrong screamed the loudest. When they were proven wrong, they would resort to something along the...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-01-2019, 05:25 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 6,412
Posted By Actuarialsuck
See above

See above
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-27-2019, 07:38 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 4,721
Posted By Actuarialsuck
Was all that supposed to be in red?

Was all that supposed to be in red?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-14-2019, 01:15 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,212
Posted By Actuarialsuck
This may be of interest as a few data points...

This may be of interest as a few data points https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_the_Sexes_(tennis)
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-10-2019, 07:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 499
Posted By Actuarialsuck
Are you asking and answering your questions now? ...

Are you asking and answering your questions now?

I'm more in shock that people are in shock at how much people care about spelling than I am about the lack of QM interest.

I'm glad you found...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-10-2019, 04:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 499
Posted By Actuarialsuck
You're in awe that most actuaries don't care...

You're in awe that most actuaries don't care about quantum mechanics? (or that the name was misspelled) ;-)
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-18-2019, 10:07 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,522
Posted By Actuarialsuck
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YWn8CskNGzU

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YWn8CskNGzU
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-17-2019, 10:46 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,522
Posted By Actuarialsuck
I thought Jews don't believe in hell.

I thought Jews don't believe in hell.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-17-2019, 06:25 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,522
Posted By Actuarialsuck
Sounds like this could be a potential problem on...

Sounds like this could be a potential problem on one of the prelims...
Forum: Financial Mathematics 06-12-2019, 11:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,070
Posted By Actuarialsuck
And that's perfectly fine. However these are...

And that's perfectly fine. However these are exams where you are compared to a metric. In your job, while there is no "exact right answer", there is a range of acceptable answers and expectation is...
Forum: Financial Mathematics 06-12-2019, 07:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,070
Posted By Actuarialsuck
Now this troll job is getting a little out of...

Now this troll job is getting a little out of hand...
Forum: Health - Disability 05-14-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 13,112
Posted By Actuarialsuck
100% agree. When I looked at this (a while ago),...

100% agree. When I looked at this (a while ago), 100% of MCR was equal to roughly 18% - 20% of billed charges. I realize this varies a LOT by hospital, area, etc. but taking a step back, that means...
Forum: Probability 05-07-2019, 11:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,217
Posted By Actuarialsuck
Are you asking for something like this?...

Are you asking for something like this? https://www.quora.com/What-are-examples-of-exponentially-distributed-random-variables-in-real-life
Forum: Health - Disability 05-05-2019, 06:18 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 13,112
Posted By Actuarialsuck
DRG is for Inpatient Acute stays, there are...

DRG is for Inpatient Acute stays, there are various payment methodologies for non-acute, outpatient, physician.
Forum: Health - Disability 05-02-2019, 06:11 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 13,112
Posted By Actuarialsuck
Not to mention offer reduction in A/B cost...

Not to mention offer reduction in A/B cost sharing + offer benefits that are "non-Medicare covered" for $0 (in most areas).

Only downside is network restriction and potentially having to choose a...
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