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Forum: Careers - Employment 07-11-2019, 05:25 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,853
Posted By rgreenlee
Yes, it is fun. There have been two instances in...

Yes, it is fun. There have been two instances in which someone was super confident about a result and brought donuts ahead of time. Fortunately, they were correct.

There was one day in the...
Forum: Careers - Employment 07-11-2019, 02:53 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,853
Posted By rgreenlee
Our department is small and this fits our style...

Our department is small and this fits our style of communication and culture. Plus, this has been a fun and quirky tradition for many years that our non exam takers appreciate.
Forum: Careers - Employment 07-11-2019, 01:35 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,853
Posted By rgreenlee
The day after result is known: donuts if pass,...

The day after result is known: donuts if pass, donut holes if fail. For most prelims this is a great way to break the news to others without disturbing a potentially somber candidate.
Forum: Careers - Employment 07-11-2019, 11:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,877
Posted By rgreenlee
Some of it is probably luck, but my experience is...

Some of it is probably luck, but my experience is that I can't think of a better thing I could have spent my time/effort on and gotten comparable salary/work-life balance in 4 years. I wish I had...
Forum: Group & Health Specialty Exam 05-17-2019, 10:53 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 22,133
Posted By rgreenlee
Exam posted: ...

Exam posted:

https://www.soa.org/education/exam-req/syllabus-study-materials/edu-multiple-choice-exam
Forum: Design and Accounting Exam 05-17-2019, 10:53 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,020
Posted By rgreenlee
:wave:

:wave:
Forum: Software & Technology 05-02-2019, 06:04 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,027
Posted By rgreenlee
Definitely like the pivot method, never used it...

Definitely like the pivot method, never used it before
Forum: Software & Technology 05-01-2019, 10:40 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,027
Posted By rgreenlee
The code I attempted to write earlier did not...

The code I attempted to write earlier did not work exactly as I thought it should. Below is what I meant to write and I finally had a second to run it in an actual instance of SQL Server. The top of...
Forum: Software & Technology 05-01-2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,027
Posted By rgreenlee
How many unique mod codes are there? ...

How many unique mod codes are there?

Something like max(case when mod_code='59' then '59' else '' end) as mod_code1 could suffice if there are only a few unique mod_code s
Forum: Software & Technology 05-01-2019, 09:24 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,027
Posted By rgreenlee
I like the data in the format you already have...

I like the data in the format you already have because it is almost grouper model ready. I'm not sure what you will be doing with it side by side
Forum: Software & Technology 05-01-2019, 09:07 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,027
Posted By rgreenlee
I am going to stop editing, so the code as...

I am going to stop editing, so the code as written may not work because there might be some issue I didn't see.

But idea is:
get a list of diag1,diag2 where diag2 is the first one that comes...
Forum: Software & Technology 05-01-2019, 08:58 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,027
Posted By rgreenlee
Note that if you have lots of diagnosis codes,...

Note that if you have lots of diagnosis codes, you can do this process with as many left outer joins
Forum: Software & Technology 05-01-2019, 08:53 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,027
Posted By rgreenlee
WITH MyOrderedPairs AS ( SELECT ...

WITH MyOrderedPairs AS
(
SELECT
A.claim_sk, A.proc_code
,A.mod_code as mod_code1
,Min(ISNULL(B.mod_code,'')) as mod_code2
FROM
NeverToldMeTableName as A
LEFT OUTER JOIN...
Forum: Life Risk Management Exam 03-28-2019, 07:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,548
Posted By rgreenlee
Sorry for the necro. I found this thread...

Sorry for the necro. I found this thread searching for the thoughts of others about this topic.

I love those pens. I was wondering how they work, so I did an experiment. I wrote on a piece of...
Forum: General Actuarial 03-22-2019, 12:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,255
Posted By rgreenlee
What CSPAN said is true, but absent MLR, in the...

What CSPAN said is true, but absent MLR, in the scenario you describe, the actuaries would also be pricing up front for some claims to be out of network and the rest to be in network. And if there...
Forum: Group & Health Specialty Exam 03-20-2019, 05:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 455
Posted By rgreenlee
Spring 2007 CSP-GH #9

Exam: https://www.soa.org/files/edu/edu-mc-exam-cspgh-0507.pdf

Solution: https://www.soa.org/files/edu/edu-2007-05-csp-gh-sol.pdf

In the solution, the "Investor's target cost of capital" is...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 03-10-2019, 11:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,629
Posted By rgreenlee
I used Coaching Actuaries for MLC, and I thought...

I used Coaching Actuaries for MLC, and I thought it was excellent. I did find ADAPT useful. I first met a goal of earned level 7 for the multiple choice, and then I used the remainder of my...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-01-2019, 10:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 705
Posted By rgreenlee
My vote would be for this =(

My vote would be for this =(
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 02-28-2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 904
Posted By rgreenlee
Or, Timmy and Susan are mayflies.

Or, Timmy and Susan are mayflies.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 02-28-2019, 11:39 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 904
Posted By rgreenlee
Both born on a Thursday?

Both born on a Thursday?
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-21-2019, 10:09 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,191
Posted By rgreenlee
If a variety of sugary fountain beverages are...

If a variety of sugary fountain beverages are provided for you, and you don't want sugar or caffeine, your options might be limited. However, you can purchase Mio (or other) water flavorings to add...
Forum: Software & Technology 02-11-2019, 10:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,236
Posted By rgreenlee
If you load your dataset into SQL table called...

If you load your dataset into SQL table called "MyDataSet" this becomes simple:

SELECT
A.AccountNumber,A.ColumnB as ColumnB1,ISNULL(B.ColumnB,'') as ColumnB2
FROM
MyDataSet AS A
LEFT OUTER...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 02-11-2019, 10:22 PM
Replies: 38
Poll: Soylent
Views: 2,649
Posted By rgreenlee
PM Sent

PM Sent
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 02-08-2019, 05:12 PM
Replies: 38
Poll: Soylent
Views: 2,649
Posted By rgreenlee
After you try it, please post what you think...

After you try it, please post what you think about it and how long it took to receive.
Forum: Group & Health Specialty Exam 02-06-2019, 11:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,024
Posted By rgreenlee
I am using this study program and want to offer a...

I am using this study program and want to offer a positive review; the instructor is helpful & responsive in the discussion forum, and the documents/flash card applications are well maintained and up...
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