Actuaries to Unveil Latest Research on Start-up Capital Requirements for Co-ops and Public Plan Option

Thursday, October 29, 2009 General News J E 4

WASHINGTON, Oct. 28 The following is being released by the American Academy of Actuaries:

What: The American Academy of Actuaries will host a special webcast for congressional staff and media on start-up capital requirements for health care cooperatives and/or a public plan option.

A joint work group of the American Academy of Actuaries and the Society of Actuaries has developed a new model that projects the necessary start-up capital requirements under a variety of scenarios.


Moderator: Cori Uccello, MAAA, FSA, FCA, MPP

Senior Health Fellow, American Academy of Actuaries

Cabe Chadick, MAAA, FSA

Member of the joint work group

James Galasso, MAAA, FSA, CERA

Member of the joint work group

Jay Ripps, MAAA, FSA

Member of the joint work group

When: Monday, Nov. 2, 2009, noon to 1:30 p.m.

Registration: Please contact Andrew Simonelli at 202.785.7872 to be registered or visit:

Contact: For more information, please contact Andrew Simonelli, assistant director of communications for the American Academy of Actuaries, at 202.785.7872 or For more information on the American Academy of Actuaries, please visit:

The American Academy of Actuaries is a 16,000-member professional association whose mission is to serve the public on behalf of the U.S. actuarial profession. The Academy assists public policymakers on all levels by providing leadership, objective expertise, and actuarial advice on risk and financial security issues. The Academy also sets qualification, practice, and professionalism standards for actuaries in the United States. The Society of Actuaries (SOA) is the largest professional organization dedicated to serving 20,000 actuarial members and the public in the U.S. and Canada. The SOA's vision is for actuaries to be the leading professionals in the measurement and management of financial risk.

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Cori E. Uccello

SOURCE American Academy of Actuaries


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