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By Joe Allbright, Jonathan Callund, Andrea Cardoso, Jac Joubert, Walter Marsh, and Susan Mateja
Editor’s note: This is the fourth in a series of articles from the Health Practice International Committee on ideas from foreign models of health care that may assist the United States in finding cost-effective ways to deliver high-quality health care in an equitable and sustainable way.
By Mark R. Shapland
There’s a paradigm shift underway in benchmarking unpaid claims. Nearly every far-reaching decision any insurance entity makes—from pricing to capital needs and risk management—hinges in some way on projections of unpaid claims.
By Sam Gutterman
After seeing Coco, an animated movie about Mexico’s Day of the Dead and about the importance of family ties stretching back generations, and reading Bob Reitz’s “End Paper” column on legacy and family history, some snippets about my past might shed some light on how I view the past, both professionally and personally.
By Rick Block
“Violations of the Code of Professional Conduct—Precept 13. An Actuary with knowledge of an apparent, unresolved, material violation of the Code by another Actuary should consider discussing the situation with the other Actuary and attempt to resolve the apparent violation.