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Forum: Group & Health Specialty Exam 10-06-2018, 08:19 PM
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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, 01:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 472
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, 08:15 PM
Replies: 4
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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...
Forum: Pricing, Reserving & Forecasting 08-09-2018, 05:56 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By Actuarialsuck
Don't you get to see the solutions once you...

Don't you get to see the solutions once you submit the module?
Forum: Group & Health Advanced Exam 08-08-2018, 10:00 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 15,951
Posted By Actuarialsuck
Well you can figure that out as well. You know...

Well you can figure that out as well. You know your y_i (these are just 5, 20, 365, etc.). Your \bar{y} is just the average of your y_i or \frac{875}{7} . Subtract that average from each of...
Forum: Group & Health Advanced Exam 08-08-2018, 07:44 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 15,951
Posted By Actuarialsuck
The denominator is \sum_{i=1}^{n} \, \left(y_i...

The denominator is \sum_{i=1}^{n} \, \left(y_i \, - \, \bar{y} \right)^2 is that what you're asking about?
Forum: Health - Disability 06-01-2018, 02:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,057
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 05-31-2018, 12:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 651
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, 03:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,065
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 05-17-2018, 12:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,053
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 05-16-2018, 12:36 AM
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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: Short-Term Actuarial Math 05-03-2018, 03:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 551
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, 02:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 410
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, 02:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,183
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, 09:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 239
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, 08:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 945
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, 07:19 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 37,373
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: Financial Mathematics 12-01-2017, 01:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 787
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, 01:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 836
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, 03:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,183
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: Probability 11-04-2017, 05:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,412
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 10-28-2017, 12:59 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,317
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: Long-Term Actuarial Math 10-15-2017, 12:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 549
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, 07:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,188
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, 07:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 575
Posted By Actuarialsuck
This season has been moving excruciatingly slow....

This season has been moving excruciatingly slow. Especially with all the flashbacks.
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