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Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-17-2019, 08:28 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 894
Posted By act2106
Not just you. NFL has been mentioned several...

Not just you. NFL has been mentioned several times.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-17-2019, 07:48 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 894
Posted By act2106
And college football! No love for college...

And college football! No love for college football in this thread. :cry:
Forum: General Actuarial 07-17-2019, 07:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 454
Posted By act2106
Not just a chance for outright fraud, but also...

Not just a chance for outright fraud, but also there might be a gray area where you maybe kind of feel well enough to go back to work, but the doctor says you have another two weeks and you can...
Forum: Software & Technology 07-16-2019, 08:53 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 642
Posted By act2106
This might have been posted somewhere here, but...

This might have been posted somewhere here, but it's relevant to this thread.


From detour to disaster: Google Maps got dozens of Colorado drivers in a mud mess on Sunday

[[spoiler removed]]...
Forum: General Actuarial 07-09-2019, 08:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 912
Posted By act2106
Yes, that's basically it. Besides being...

Yes, that's basically it. Besides being noncompetitive, also remember that regulators approve rates. If you make an unreasonable assumption, like 100% of visits will be out of network, the rates...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 07-01-2019, 01:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 395
Posted By act2106
Are you sure it's the average age of accounts,...

Are you sure it's the average age of accounts, and not just the number of accounts with significant history? I thought it was the number of accounts with history, but I really don't know.
...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-01-2019, 01:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 551
Posted By act2106
No, I was referring to people who get their point...

No, I was referring to people who get their point across by asking a question and then immediately answering it, instead of just saying what they want to say. I read it in a thread here and then...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-01-2019, 08:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 551
Posted By act2106
Is this just a pointless thread adding to the...

Is this just a pointless thread adding to the clutter of NAT? Yes, it is.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-01-2019, 08:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 551
Posted By act2106
Did I check to see if there's already a thread...

Did I check to see if there's already a thread about this? No, I didn't.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-01-2019, 08:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 551
Posted By act2106
People answering their own questions

Why do people do this? I don't know.

Do I like it when people do it? No, I don't.
Forum: Sports 06-27-2019, 09:15 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,210
Posted By act2106
I had it for a month or two, and this was my...

I had it for a month or two, and this was my experience, too. Like panther said, it seemed to have mostly random/obscure games. I guess if you see value in that for gambling or something else then...
Forum: Software & Technology 06-03-2019, 03:10 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,053
Posted By act2106
Yeah, I personally haven't gotten too worked up...

Yeah, I personally haven't gotten too worked up over the spying.
Forum: Software & Technology 06-03-2019, 03:10 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,053
Posted By act2106
I use mine a lot for little things. To me it's a...

I use mine a lot for little things. To me it's a more convenient way to get information than using my phone, especially if my phone isn't on me or my hands aren't free, but also when that's not the...
Forum: Surveys 05-23-2019, 10:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 595
Posted By act2106
I guess glassy's poll didn't work. Too bad.

I guess glassy's poll didn't work. Too bad.
Forum: Careers - Employment 05-03-2019, 11:41 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,847
Posted By act2106
:lol: It would be interesting to me to know...

:lol:

It would be interesting to me to know how many millions of dollars are decided on each day in the U.S. based on actuarial judgment. I guess that kind of estimate would require actuarial...
Forum: Careers - Employment 05-02-2019, 03:45 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,847
Posted By act2106
I understand that it needs to be increased. I'm...

I understand that it needs to be increased. I'm just curious how you chose a factor of 3 instead of 1.5 or 4 or 7. It seems like you did a lot of work, and that multiplicative factor would have a...
Forum: Careers - Employment 05-02-2019, 08:31 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,847
Posted By act2106
This is an interesting exercise, and your...

This is an interesting exercise, and your approach sounds like what I would probably guess to do. Just curious - how did you come to the conclusion that your estimate should triple, rather than...
Forum: Careers - Employment 04-19-2019, 08:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,703
Posted By act2106
Mine, too. I've only received a few but I've...

Mine, too. I've only received a few but I've replied to each one and passed them on to who I think the right person in my company is. It's also how I happened to get my first actuarial job, but...
Forum: Health - Disability 04-11-2019, 08:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,171
Posted By act2106
What would the alternative be? Carriers had to...

What would the alternative be? Carriers had to pay providers the CSR portion, but just didn't get paid by CMS, right? I don't know who the carriers would have to give payments to, but I might be...
Forum: Health - Disability 03-14-2019, 03:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,570
Posted By act2106
I knew that by looking at the directory I would...

I knew that by looking at the directory I would only get a subset of credentialed actuaries, but I thought that by comparing that at different points in time it would tell me something about what...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-14-2019, 08:07 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,926
Posted By act2106
60-something replies, 1 related to the original...

60-something replies, 1 related to the original question. (I guess unless you count "don't get one" as buying advice.) :lol:

I have nothing else to add.
Forum: Health - Disability 03-14-2019, 07:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,570
Posted By act2106
I don't know how these usually work, but it seems...

I don't know how these usually work, but it seems like there could be consolidation among actuaries, along with the other areas you mentioned. But maybe not.

Today the actuarial directory shows:...
Forum: Health - Disability 03-13-2019, 11:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,570
Posted By act2106
Cambia and BCBS of NC

Cambia and BCBS of NC seem to be kind of combining, kind of not.


https://www.oregonlive.com/business/2019/03/oregon-health-insurance-giant-cambia-enters-into-cross-country-merger.html

I'm...
Forum: Health - Disability 03-11-2019, 01:52 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 9,470
Posted By act2106
I think people are starting to understand this. ...

I think people are starting to understand this. My impression is that lots of people are in favor of it until they hear details, at which point they don't like it as much.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-11-2019, 01:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 337
Posted By act2106
I agree. Plus, no toddler is going to make it...

I agree. Plus, no toddler is going to make it until 9pm after only 5 hours of sleep and a half hour nap.
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