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Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-14-2019, 01:15 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,396
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: 367
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: 367
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: 2,794
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: 2,794
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: 2,794
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: 1,262
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: 1,262
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: 9,489
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: 834
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: 9,489
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: 9,489
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...
Forum: Group & Health Specialty Exam 04-26-2019, 12:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 388
Posted By Actuarialsuck
Cost of Capital = PV future tied capital releases...

Cost of Capital = PV future tied capital releases minus increases + PV after-tax investment income on tied capital - tied capital.

Why would you subtract it from from EV?
Forum: Health - Disability 04-25-2019, 02:17 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,740
Posted By Actuarialsuck
Should be there as well.

Should be there as well.
Forum: Group & Health Core Exam 04-11-2019, 11:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 918
Posted By Actuarialsuck
I would be careful looking at straight % of BC...

I would be careful looking at straight % of BC differentials since there's a difference in levels of chargemaster, etc. implicit in each hospital. Looking at % of MCR seems to be more stable but of...
Forum: Group & Health Core Exam 03-15-2019, 08:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 477
Posted By Actuarialsuck
Is this a question you can post?

Is this a question you can post?
Forum: Group & Health Core Exam 02-28-2019, 11:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 328
Posted By Actuarialsuck
Isn't that part of the case study exhibit 5?

Isn't that part of the case study exhibit 5?
Forum: Health - Disability 02-27-2019, 01:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,352
Posted By Actuarialsuck
I think it also depends on how your contracts are...

I think it also depends on how your contracts are set up. For example smaller hospitals are probably going to be reimbursed on a % of Billed Charges, not a lot of review / manual adjudication needs...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 02-15-2019, 02:42 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,355
Posted By Actuarialsuck
Feels like an Arby's night...

Feels like an Arby's night...
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 01-27-2019, 03:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,154
Posted By Actuarialsuck
I didn't read any of that but.... what about the...

I didn't read any of that but.... what about the choices I and III only or II and III only?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 11-17-2018, 11:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 275
Posted By Actuarialsuck
Calc. 2? Latitude wrote his thesis on Tromey...

Calc. 2? Latitude wrote his thesis on Tromey integers...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 11-16-2018, 11:41 AM
Replies: 11,917
Views: 1,650,418
Posted By Actuarialsuck
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39600
Forum: Group & Health Specialty Exam 10-06-2018, 07:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 667
Posted By Actuarialsuck
Not sure if it's the same syllabus but looking at...

Not sure if it's the same syllabus but looking at my notes from a few years this was from Disability Income Insurance: The Unique Risk, chapters 18 (sorry for lack of spacing, it looks much better in...
Forum: Group & Health Core Exam 10-02-2018, 12:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 699
Posted By Actuarialsuck
I'll defer 2) to someone who knows more about...

I'll defer 2) to someone who knows more about employer group. As far as 3) goes, yes each bid is a filed benefit in a particular service area. Everyone that selects that bid will pay the same amount...
Forum: Group & Health Core Exam 10-01-2018, 07:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 699
Posted By Actuarialsuck
1) Not sure what you mean by an "S SNP" I've...

1) Not sure what you mean by an "S SNP" I've heard of C-SNPs, I-SNPs, D-SNPs but never S-SNP but yes any plan you put out there has to be at least as rich as traditional MCR.

2) By 800 series do...
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