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Forum: Careers - Employment 11-18-2019, 10:06 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 7,298
Posted By cincinnatikid
This has mostly been said here already in other...

This has mostly been said here already in other forms, but here's my logic:

If you cite pay as the only reason, you're saying your company isn't willing to pay you what you think you are worth. ...
Forum: Health - Disability 09-03-2019, 07:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,063
Posted By cincinnatikid
Not sure how you have 9k claimants but only 8k...

Not sure how you have 9k claimants but only 8k claims.

Ignoring that for the moment, if you have 10k members and 9k of them generate claims, don't you by definition have 1k members (or 10%) with...
Forum: Careers - Employment 08-23-2019, 08:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,158
Posted By cincinnatikid
This feels much more valuable; knowing who 1...

This feels much more valuable; knowing who 1 excellent recruiter is far outweighs knowing who 10 lousy recruiters are.
Forum: Chat with the Candidates & Exam Committee 08-22-2019, 04:55 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 13,000
Posted By cincinnatikid
I don't disagree. I just would like the SOA...

I don't disagree. I just would like the SOA leadership to have a plan before granting them widespread authority to do something they have said on multiple occasions they have no intent of doing.
Forum: Chat with the Candidates & Exam Committee 08-22-2019, 03:18 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 13,000
Posted By cincinnatikid
"We're not looking to take over the work of the...

"We're not looking to take over the work of the AAA, but want you to give us the authority to do it even though we have absolutely no intentions of doing anything currently. Just trust us that if we...
Forum: Chat with the Candidates & Exam Committee 08-22-2019, 02:35 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 13,000
Posted By cincinnatikid
:iatp: This. I'm voting against it solely...

:iatp:

This. I'm voting against it solely because I haven't heard a compelling reason for it, leaving me to conclude that the motivation must be something far more nefarious that nobody wants to...
Forum: Health - Disability 08-22-2019, 02:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,639
Posted By cincinnatikid
If you use the state average factors and hold...

If you use the state average factors and hold things constant, you should be able to get an approximate value for the expected change in risk as a function of market share.

Unfortunately the...
Forum: Health - Disability 08-16-2019, 01:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,235
Posted By cincinnatikid
I feel like the technically correct answer is...

I feel like the technically correct answer is continuance tables to figure out which benefits are most impacted by the limits (ex. I suspect Hospital stays get capped by the 100k much more than...
Forum: Health - Disability 08-15-2019, 07:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,235
Posted By cincinnatikid
I have an extremely rich relative there I never...

I have an extremely rich relative there I never knew about. I only found out recently via email that he recently died.
Forum: Health - Disability 08-14-2019, 07:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,534
Posted By cincinnatikid
Is this the one that was presented at the SOA...

Is this the one that was presented at the SOA Health Meeting?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-13-2019, 06:27 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,986
Posted By cincinnatikid
IANAL, but I believe that if the door is right on...

IANAL, but I believe that if the door is right on the property line between the kid's room and the rest of the house, you can make him/her pay for half.
Forum: Health - Disability 08-09-2019, 02:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,337
Posted By cincinnatikid
maybe http://data.medicaid.gov ??

maybe http://data.medicaid.gov ??
Forum: Health - Disability 08-08-2019, 08:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,274
Posted By cincinnatikid
:iatp: This. Unless you're talking about...

:iatp:

This. Unless you're talking about something with a very low incidence, the reasons you would use a group size factor (fluctuation, selection) effectively cease to exist as some point.
Forum: Health - Disability 08-07-2019, 01:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,274
Posted By cincinnatikid
10,000 lives: 1.000 1,000,000 lives: 1.000 ...

10,000 lives: 1.000
1,000,000 lives: 1.000

I'd probably use some sort of parabolic function to interpolate for values in between.
Forum: Health - Disability 08-06-2019, 01:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,337
Posted By cincinnatikid
You'd guess wrong; if I recall, it's based on...

You'd guess wrong; if I recall, it's based on company regulatory filings (quarterly/annual statements, SHCE, MLR) that are compiled and organized.
Forum: Health - Disability 07-24-2019, 07:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,337
Posted By cincinnatikid
I agree with the general consensus that the vast...

I agree with the general consensus that the vast majority of Commercial losses went to self-funded, while the vast majority of Medicaid and heavily subsidized Individual enrollment gains have come...
Forum: Careers - Employment 06-26-2019, 01:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,638
Posted By cincinnatikid
It's all about selling your vision to candidates...

It's all about selling your vision to candidates through the interview process and getting them excited for where you want to go. Filter on the candidates that have the requisite data structure and...
Forum: Health - Disability 04-11-2019, 12:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,596
Posted By cincinnatikid
Feels like a domino effect where the carriers sue...

Feels like a domino effect where the carriers sue the government to force them to meet their obligation, then the members sue the carriers for charging them for benefits that were paid by the...
Forum: Health - Disability 03-06-2019, 11:43 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 12,501
Posted By cincinnatikid
I will believe we're on the brink of serious...

I will believe we're on the brink of serious change when there's a serious conversation about how to pay for the expanded coverage and reductions in premiums and cost-sharing.
Forum: Health - Disability 01-18-2019, 03:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,033
Posted By cincinnatikid
I think you could swing it if you had a heavily...

I think you could swing it if you had a heavily capitated network or some support for a flattened slope, but agree that just a narrower FFS network is going to be a stretch.
Forum: Health - Disability 01-16-2019, 07:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,033
Posted By cincinnatikid
The only other thing that I could think of would...

The only other thing that I could think of would be to vary your plan offerings by area and push them to the extremes of the de minimis ranges - maximize the AV spread between Bronze and Silver where...
Forum: Health - Disability 01-16-2019, 07:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,033
Posted By cincinnatikid
You could maybe squeeze a couple points out of 1...

You could maybe squeeze a couple points out of 1 or 2, but anything more feels pretty hard to justify if asked how that would comply with the single risk pool concept. I think #3 has been left to...
Forum: Health - Disability 01-03-2019, 12:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,722
Posted By cincinnatikid
I've heard that it's been sitting at OMB in final...

I've heard that it's been sitting at OMB in final review before publication for a few weeks, but nobody knows when anything will be published due to the shutdown. Hopefully soon, but don't hold your...
Forum: Health - Disability 11-15-2018, 05:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,295
Posted By cincinnatikid
https://www.cms.gov/Research-Statistics-Data-and-S...

https://www.cms.gov/Research-Statistics-Data-and-Systems/Files-for-Order/Data-Disclosures-Data-Agreements/DUA_-_NewLDS.html
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 11-02-2018, 04:05 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,872
Posted By cincinnatikid
Let me rephrase to make sure I understand just...

Let me rephrase to make sure I understand just how dumb this question is.

You are driving on a highway and when you reach the next exit, you only have enough gas to drive for 2 miles. Do you...
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