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DAVID M. DILLON, FSA, MAAA, MS

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Senior Vice President & Principal
Dallas
DDillon@LewisEllis.com

Summary

Dave joined Lewis & Ellis in 1999 specializing in health insurance and healthcare analysis. Dave currently focuses on healthcare reform issues, product development, and financial solvency and examinations. Since the passage of the Affordable Care Act, Dave has assisted 15 states with health care reform issues. He currently serves 11 states as their rate reviewer and/or a healthcare reform adviser.

Dave serves on the Society of Actuaries’ (SOA) Board of Directors and is recognized nationally as an industry leader with regards to health insurance and healthcare reform issues. Dave is a key public spokesman for the SOA regarding health insurance matters. Since 2017, Mr. Dillon has been quoted in the national media over 50 times regarding national healthcare reform issues.

Dave also serves as the coordinator and lead interviewer for the SOA Health Podcasts series, which provides meaningful continuing education and leading-edge content for all health actuaries. From 2015 to 2016, Mr. Dillon served on the Society of Actuaries’ Health Section Council where he was Chair of the Council’s strategic initiatives committee. From 2017 to 2018, Mr. Dillon led the SOA’s strategic initiative Commercial Health Care: What’s Next? which published white papers related to healthcare reform issues.

In addition to Dave’s leadership role with the SOA, Dave is also active with the American Academy of Actuaries ("Academy") and the Academy’s role within the health insurance community. Dave currently serves on the Academy’s Individual and Small Group Markets Committee and the Academy’s Health Financial Reporting & Solvency Committee.

Education

Dave holds a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from Oklahoma State University and a master’s degree in Statistics and Actuarial Science from the University of Iowa.

Professional

Fellow, Society of Actuaries

Member, American Academy of Actuaries

Board Member, Society of Actuaries Board of Directors, 2018 – 2021

Board Member, National Math Foundation, 2019 - 2021

Chair and Interviewer, SOA HSC Educational Podcast Series, 2015 - Current

Chair, SOA HSC Strategic Initiative, Commercial Healthcare: What’s Next? 2017 – 2018

Chair, SOA HSC Strategic Initiative Planning Committee, 2016

Member, AAA Individual and Small Group Markets Committee, 2019 – Current

Member, AAA Health Financial Reporting & Solvency Committee, 2017 – Current

Member, SOA Health Section Council (HSC), 2015 - 2016

Member, SOA Health Research Committee, 2014 - 2018

Member, Project Oversight Group, SOA Health Costs for 2021 Rating, 2020 – Current

Member, Project Oversight Group, SOA Actuarial Model for Wellness, 2014 – 2015

2017 SOA Volunteer of the Year Award

2019 SOA Health Meeting, Outstanding Session Award

2017 SOA Health Meeting, Outstanding Session Award

2017 SOA Annual Meeting, Outstanding Session Award

Publications

White Papers

Quarterly Newsletters

2020 Q2 Newsletter 2019 Q4 Newsletter 2019 Q1 Newsletter 2018 3Q Newsletter 2018 1Q Newsletter
2020 Q1 Newsletter 2019 Q3 Newsletter 2018 4Q Newsletter 2018 2Q Newsletter  

Industry Publications

L&E Industry Insights

Presentations

Dave has been an active industry speaker, focusing primarily on healthcare reform issues and small company issues.

2020 Society of Actuaries Individual/Small Group Subgroup Meeting

2020 Society of Actuaries Health Virtual Meeting Webcast Series

2020 ACTEX Learning Webinar

2020 Gamma Iota Sigma Webinar

2019 Society of Actuaries Annual Meeting

2019 Conference of Consulting Actuaries’ Webinar

2019 Iowa Actuaries Club Annual Meeting

2019 InsureTech Connect, Pre-Conference Workshop

2019 University of Iowa Speaker Series

2019 Gamma Iota Sigma International Conference

2019 Society of Actuaries Health Meeting

2018 Southeastern Actuaries Conference

2018 Society of Actuaries Annual Meeting

2018 Conference of Consulting Actuaries’ Webinar

2018 Society of Actuaries Health Meeting

2018 Society of Actuaries Webinar

2018 Nebraska Actuaries Club

2017 Society of Actuaries Annual Meeting

2017 Society of Actuaries Health Meeting

2017 Gamma Iota Sigma International Conference

2017 Society of Actuaries Webinar

2016 Society of Actuaries Annual Meeting

2016 Society of Actuaries Health Meeting

2015 Society of Actuaries Webinar

2015 Society of Actuaries Annual Meeting

2014 Society of Actuaries Annual Meeting

2014 Society of Financial Examiners Career Development Seminar

2014 Society of Actuaries Webinar

2013 Society of Financial Examiners Career Development Seminar

2012 Society of Financial Examiners Career Development Seminar

Media

2020

2019

2018

2017

2016

Podcasts