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Forum: Health - Disability 11-15-2018, 05:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 654
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: 1,004
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...
Forum: Careers - Employment 09-21-2018, 06:09 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,159
Posted By cincinnatikid
Research and PhDs per capita were your strong...

Research and PhDs per capita were your strong suits; office size and hair per capita dragged you down a bit.
Forum: Careers - Employment 09-21-2018, 04:25 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,159
Posted By cincinnatikid
Solid 3rd overall, with wins in a couple of...

Solid 3rd overall, with wins in a couple of sub-categories:

Seattle
Milwaukee
Denver
Indianapolis
Minneapolis
San Diego (tie)
Tampa (tie)
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 09-13-2018, 08:47 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,034
Posted By cincinnatikid
Wow...is that Mathnet?

Wow...is that Mathnet?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-25-2018, 10:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,562
Posted By cincinnatikid
IFYP

IFYP
Forum: Health - Disability 08-16-2018, 09:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,317
Posted By cincinnatikid
Are you being asked to justify whether the "90%...

Are you being asked to justify whether the "90% of the time" is reasonable, or whether the current PAD factor effectively achieves that?

The former is a bit more theoretical, you might justify...
Forum: Careers - Employment 08-03-2018, 06:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,213
Posted By cincinnatikid
Sounds like your boss is already aware of the...

Sounds like your boss is already aware of the situation. In that case, you have an opportunity to be translucent with him/her to talk about some of the things that are appealing to you about the...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-26-2018, 01:22 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,535
Posted By cincinnatikid
When I lived in the Midwest, this was pretty...

When I lived in the Midwest, this was pretty common. Both neighborhoods I lived in had someone that loved riding around on their mower and kept 1/2 or more of the neighborhood lawns in pristine...
Forum: Careers - Employment 07-19-2018, 12:36 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 26,277
Posted By cincinnatikid
I've had the same experience with this company...

I've had the same experience with this company (SJ); multiple recruiters from the company sending me very similar messages about the same role, the same recruiter sending me multiple introductory...
Forum: Health - Disability 07-06-2018, 02:00 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 22,574
Posted By cincinnatikid
Went out as an email, don't see it posted...

Went out as an email, don't see it posted anywhere to link to, so pasted text below:
Forum: Health - Disability 07-06-2018, 12:28 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 22,574
Posted By cincinnatikid
Most of my money would be on technical issues,...

Most of my money would be on technical issues, with political drama slowing the urgency around fixing it.

CMS tried to run RA calibration reports on 6/27 and ran into a ton of failures and other...
Forum: Health - Disability 07-05-2018, 01:07 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 22,574
Posted By cincinnatikid
1) Looking to book actual 2017 risk adjustment...

1) Looking to book actual 2017 risk adjustment amounts in time for Q2 close.

2) We've already received requests to amend filings with actuals (depending on the magnitude, may or may not be allowed...
Forum: Health - Disability 07-05-2018, 12:49 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 22,574
Posted By cincinnatikid
No chance, unless this thing drags out multiple...

No chance, unless this thing drags out multiple weeks. CMS misses their own deadlines all the time and it almost always falls onto the carriers to deal with it.
Forum: Health - Disability 06-26-2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,486
Posted By cincinnatikid
or 2012: ...

or 2012:

http://www.actuarialoutpost.com/actuarial_discussion_forum/showthread.php?t=242945
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-25-2018, 03:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,269
Posted By cincinnatikid
Drink with a view from downtown would probably be...

Drink with a view from downtown would probably be the Smith Tower Observatory or the Space Needle (currently closed for renovations); many other places have great views of downtown from across the...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-20-2018, 02:58 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,798
Posted By cincinnatikid
...or Carmenjello?

...or Carmenjello?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-01-2018, 08:14 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,614
Posted By cincinnatikid
I went to school with the 'distant cousin',...

I went to school with the 'distant cousin', really nice guy. Hoping that once the media circus dies down, everyone can get their lives on track.
Forum: Health - Disability 05-31-2018, 01:50 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,486
Posted By cincinnatikid
:iatp: To try and get down <200% FPL to...

:iatp:

To try and get down <200% FPL to achieve the more significant CSR levels may involve sacrificing more in terms of lifestyle of foregone investment income than you would gain in benefits.
...
Forum: Health - Disability 05-30-2018, 05:07 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,486
Posted By cincinnatikid
Agree with all the above. Because of your ages...

Agree with all the above. Because of your ages and nuances with the way plans are priced (Silver plan prices, which determine the amount of your premium subsidy, are artificially inflated in most...
Forum: Health - Disability 05-10-2018, 01:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,069
Posted By cincinnatikid
Agreed. I think the best case scenario is that...

Agreed. I think the best case scenario is that everything is correctly weighted and it all washes out and is for naught.

Maybe a remnant of when the 'manual' population was something different...
Forum: Health - Disability 05-10-2018, 01:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,069
Posted By cincinnatikid
I think the more typical thing to do is use area...

I think the more typical thing to do is use area and plan benefit factors for that purpose, i.e., normalize the whole pool for age, area, benefits then project forward as a single unit and apply the...
Forum: Health - Disability 05-02-2018, 06:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,353
Posted By cincinnatikid
Have you researched if any of these might apply: ...

Have you researched if any of these might apply:

https://khn.org/news/4-new-hardship-exemptions-let-consumers-avoid-aca-penalty-for-not-having-health-insurance/
Forum: Health - Disability 04-11-2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,337
Posted By cincinnatikid
1) You would weigh them together based on total M...

1) You would weigh them together based on total M and total F MMs.

2) I think technically yes, but at that point you are probably using math to imply precision that isn't there. Ex: a female who...
Forum: Health - Disability 04-06-2018, 02:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,337
Posted By cincinnatikid
I think it's as simple as calculating a MM...

I think it's as simple as calculating a MM weighted factor in both the periods and determining how much your Age/Gender mix has changed between the two years and is driving the change in costs.
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