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Forum: Health - Disability 06-01-2018, 01:58 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By Actuarialsuck
Yeah you want to get a pricer. Even on the...

Yeah you want to get a pricer. Even on the Inpatient side where it's DRG based it can get tricky given short length stays, outlier stays, etc.

Outpatient is even worse because of the mess that's...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-30-2018, 11:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 502
Posted By Actuarialsuck
Yeah but it's bound to be right at least some of...

Yeah but it's bound to be right at least some of the times...
Forum: General 05-27-2018, 02:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 871
Posted By Actuarialsuck
http://www.actuarialoutpost.com/actuarial_discussi...

http://www.actuarialoutpost.com/actuarial_discussion_forum/forumdisplay.php?f=19 and the wonderful "search" feature.
Forum: Health - Disability 05-16-2018, 11:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 563
Posted By Actuarialsuck
Just googled and found this...

Just googled and found this https://www.insurance.wa.gov/long-term-care-actuarial-memo-requirements

There's a number at the bottom if that helps?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-15-2018, 11:36 PM
Replies: 10,839
Views: 1,387,951
Posted By Actuarialsuck
https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/lottery-winner-a...

https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/lottery-winner-arrested-dumping-200000-manure-lawn-former-boss/

But would be funny if it was real :)
Forum: Exam 4/C - Construction and Evaluation of Actuarial Models 05-03-2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 420
Posted By Actuarialsuck
To add to that what happens when you had some...

To add to that what happens when you had some number "x" n-times?
Forum: Group & Health Specialty Exam 04-14-2018, 01:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 237
Posted By Actuarialsuck
This is going from my notes from a while ago...

This is going from my notes from a while ago (maybe syllabus has changed):

3. Other Underwriting Risk – this portion includes coverages not included in the Claim Experience Fluctuation Risk, as...
Forum: Health - Disability 03-29-2018, 01:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,948
Posted By Actuarialsuck
I don't see that being the case for all part B...

I don't see that being the case for all part B services (maybe some specific ones) and maybe in your county where the county reimbursement is low?
Forum: Group & Health Core Exam 03-24-2018, 08:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 200
Posted By Actuarialsuck
In general you wouldn't refer to unit cost trend...

In general you wouldn't refer to unit cost trend as "allowed unit cost trend". Allowed trend implies looking at alloweds (i.e. Avg Cost x Util/K / 12000) PMPMs.
Forum: Health - Disability 02-07-2018, 07:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 833
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, 06:19 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 35,222
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, 12:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 709
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, 12:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 676
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, 02:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,948
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, 04:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 824
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 10-27-2017, 11:59 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,014
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 10-14-2017, 11:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 521
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, 06:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,065
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, 06:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 530
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, 12:15 PM
Replies: 2,446
Views: 666,343
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, 02:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 357
Posted By Actuarialsuck
Because it's following the 2nd paid claim.

Because it's following the 2nd paid claim.
Forum: General 09-01-2017, 11:09 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 257,406
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 08-15-2017, 11:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,706
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, 06:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,706
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, 03:09 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 32,718
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.
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