AAIS's Mike Payne speaks with Somil Jain, VP & Consulting Actuary from Lewis & Ellis Actuaries and Consultants, about issues influencing the role of pricing actuaries and the increasing importance this role is having on long-standing and new market entrants. [WATCH]
Andrea Huckaba Rome completed a study for the Colorado Division of Insurance on the experiences of subsidized populations alongside the state reinsurance program. The study was jointly published with a paper by the Colorado Health Institute where they expanded on the actuarial paper and offered recommendations for policy changes. The study can be found on the Division of Insurance Website under the reinsurance program subsection. It was published in March 2021.
Allen, Texas (Feb. 1, 2021) -- Lewis & Ellis (L&E) was once again recognized by Best's Review® magazine as being one of the leading actuarial firms in the U.S. and Canada. The ranking reflects its continued success at meeting clients’ needs in a professional and efficient manner.
Dave Dillon - (Nov. 2020) - Dave discusses the Where Are We and Where Could We Go on the upcoming legal case.
COVID-19'S IMPACT ON TELEHEALTH
Dave Dillon and Kirsten Staveland - (Oct. 2020) - Dave and Kirsten discuss COVID-19's impact of Telehealth services from both a consumers' and an insurers' perspective.
Stephanie Crownhart, Katie Koch, Andrea Huckaba Rome, and Adrianne Talbert collaborated on an article entitled: "Risks in Pricing Life, Health and Property & Casualty Insurance Products". The article was published by the Society of Financial Examiners (SOFE) in the Summer 2020 issue of The Examiner professional magazine. Stephanie, Katie, and Andrea presented virtually at the 2020 SOFE Annual CDS meeting, and the article is a companion piece to their presentation.
“Medicine by Committee- Will more detectives in the room lead to better health outcomes?”
This article, written by Andrea Huckaba Rome, FSA, CERA, MAAA of our Kansas City office is the Cover of American Academy of Actuaries: Contingencies, March/April 2020
The article explores the brave new world of medical crowdsourcing, and what it might mean for physicians, insurance, and actuaries.
Allen, Texas (Jan. 1, 2020) -- Lewis & Ellis (L&E) was once again recognized by Best's Review® magazine as being one of the leading actuarial firms in the U.S. and Canada. The ranking reflects its continued success at meeting clients’ needs in a professional and efficient manner.
Chris Merkel – (Oct. 2019) – Reasons to Use an Actuary for Association Health Plans.
(July, 2019) -- Mike Brown and Andrea Huckaba of L&E submitted the actuarial and economic analysis. Approval notification and the application are provided in the following links.
Allen, Texas (Jan. 29, 2019) -- Lewis & Ellis (L&E) was once again recognized by Best's Review® magazine as being one of the leading actuarial firms in the U.S. and Canada. The ranking reflects its continued success at meeting clients’ needs in a professional and efficient manner.
LEWIS & ELLIS ANNOUNCES CREATION OF THE COMPLIANCE TEAM
In response to the commitment that we have made to help provide professional solutions for the needs of life, health and property & casualty insurance companies, we are excited to announce the creation of the Compliance team, a division of our Kansas City Office. Introducing Vickie Goodman, Assistant Vice President and Director of Compliance, Judy Lucas, Senior Compliance Specialist and Jana Finlay, Senior Compliance Specialist.
Our Compliance team will focus on helping companies to navigate through the multiple rules and regulations for research, drafting and filing across multiple lines of insurance which include, but are not limited to, Dental, Medicare Supplement, Cancer, Accident Only, Disability, Hospital, Critical Illness, Vision, Life and Annuity. They will also help clients manage the changing regulatory landscape by providing a Regulatory Compliance analysis solution to help understand and interpret new laws and regulations applicable to each client's individual business and product portfolio.
Mark Birdsall presented PBR Simplified Methods for the Stochastic Reserve at the 2018 Valuation Actuary Symposium in Washington, D.C.
New Rules to Expand Association
By Sabrina Corlette, Josh Hammerquist and Pete Nakahata
This article on Association Health Plans describes the regulatory framework for AHPs and attempts to quantify the effects on enrollment and morbidity in the ACA-compliant individual markets.
Scott Morrow presented session 60PD – SOA Survey Committee Update at the 2018 SOA Life & Annuity Symposium in Baltimore, MD, presenting the results of the Early Duration Claims Survey, of which he was chair of the sub-committee.
Scott Morrow presented session 4b – New Industry Trends in Claims and Underwriting at the 17th Annual Association of Home Office Underwriters in Chicago, IL, presenting the results of the Early Duration Claims Survey, of which he was chair of the sub-committee.
Mark Birdsall presented Session 66, Private vs. Public Actuaries at the 2017 SOA Annual Meeting in Boston, MA.
Scott Morrow presented session 162PD – SOA Survey Committee Update at the 2017 SOA Annual Meeting in Boston, MA, presenting the results of the Early Duration Claims Survey, of which he was chair of the sub-committee.
Tim DeMars FSA, FIA, MAAA, will be a panelist for a session titled "After the Sale: What does it take to maintain a policy?", at the 23rd Annual Fall Life Settlement & Compliance Conference put on by LISA October 15-17, 2017 in Clearwater, Florida.
Mark Birdsall presented at the June 27, 2017 Society of Actuaries webinar Sensitivity Testing and Setting Margins Webcast.
Lewis & Ellis, Inc. is pleased to announce that Katie Koch has attained her Fellowship with the Casualty Actuarial Society. Katie recently passed her final examination to complete all requirements for this achievement. We congratulate Katie on her hard work and persistence.
Congratulate Josh Hammerquist on being admitted on the first day of June, 2017 as a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries.
“We operate four statutory entities and run a very broad range of products. The actuaries at Lewis and Ellis have the expertise to cover all or our lines of business as well as product development, rate work, regulatory, and financial reporting. With Lewis and Ellis we don't need to go anywhere else for actuarial services. L&E is always responsive, professional, and competent, which is everything we need from our professionals.”
-- Dan George, President, Manhattan Insurance Group