Committees & Activities

Health Actuarial (B) Task Force
Health Insurance and Managed Care (B) Committee
Cancer Claims Cost Table (B) Subgroup
Health Care Reform Actuarial (B) Working Group
State Rate Review (B) Subgroup
Actuarial Value (B) Subgroup
Individual Disability Valuation Table Implementation (B) Subgroup
Joint Long-Term Care Guidance Manual (B) Subgroup
Long-Term Care Actuarial (B) Working Group
Long-Term Care Pricing (B) Subgroup
Long-Term Care Valuation (B) Subgroup


The mission of the Health Actuarial (B) Task Force is to identify, investigate and develop solutions to actuarial problems in the health insurance industry.

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The Health Actuarial (B) Task Force will:

  1. Work with the Society of Actuaries (SOA) and the American Academy of Actuaries (Academy) to develop a replacement for the 1985 Commissioners Individual Disability Income Table. Ensure the Health Insurance Reserves Model Regulation (#10) remains open to accommodate the new table.—Important

  2. Work with the Academy and SOA to develop a replacement for the 1985 NAIC Cancer Claim Cost Tables as the basis for the valuation of individual cancer policies. Request Model #10 be opened to accommodate the new table.—Important

  3. Provide recommendations, as appropriate, to address issues and provide actuarial assistance and commentary with respect to model rules for appropriate long-term care insurance rates, rating practices and rate changes.—Important

  4. Study the minimum standards applicable to statutory reserves for long-term care insurance. Ensure Model #10 remains open to accommodate any necessary changes to the standards. Begin developing a principle-based framework for a set of minimum standards.—Important

  5. Review the Medicare supplement refund formula.—Important

  6. Provide support for issues related to implementation of the federal Affordable Care Act (ACA).—Essential

  7. Begin to develop health insurance reserving requirements (VM-25, Health Insurance Reserves Minimum Reserve Requirements) using a principle-based reserving (PBR) methodology. Long-term care insurance should be a priority. Request Model #10 be opened to accommodate the new requirements.—Important

  8. Submit VM-25 changes to the Life Actuarial (A) Task Force for publication in the Valuation Manual.—Important

  9. Develop long-term care insurance experience reporting requirements in VM-50, Experience Reporting Requirements, and VM-51, Experience Reporting Formats, of the Valuation Manual.—Important

  10. Provide recommendations, as appropriate, to address issues and provide actuarial assistance and commentary to other NAIC groups relative to their work on health actuarial matters.—Important

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2016 Summer National Meeting
San Diego, California
Thursday, August 25, 2016
3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Manchester Grand Hyatt—Lobby Level—Grand Hall B

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