Axene Health Partners in the News

Read the latest on AHP in the media

Greg Fann Quoted in New York Times Article on Coronavirus Test Bills

AHP Consulting actuary Greg Fann, FSA, FCA, MAAA, was quoted in a recent New York Times article on the cost of coronavirus test bills. Should I worry about my health insurer being able to pay for the costs? Probably not. Even if they don’t like them, “insurers are used to surprises,” said Gregory Fann, an actuary in Temecula, Calif. “That’s what they are there for.” You can read the full article at the link [...]

Axene Health Partners Release COVID-19 Updates

Axene Health Partners, LLC (AHP) has published updates on the COVID-19 virus pandemic. The healthcare system experience of the firm’s consultants and MDs position AHP to provide a calming voice and offer actionable perspective in helping inform the public and advising key healthcare stakeholders on managing risk. Both articles are available to read in full and download at the links below. The US Healthcare Reserve and COVID-19 READ FULL ARTICLE [...]

Greg Fann’s Silver Loading Research Featured in Recent Health Affairs Blog Post

A recent Health Affairs blog post references the work Greg Fann has been spearheading in looking at the ACA and the effects of Silver Loading. The link to Greg's article calls out the quote: “heeding the fundamental actuarial principle” for the link. While the Health Affairs post details many of the sustainability challenges facing the ACA, it concludes with a quote fitting for the counter-intuitive situation Greg has identified in the ACA markets: "But until [...]

Josh Axene is a Panelist at the 2019 Los Angeles State of Reform Health Policy Conference

On September 18th, 2019 Josh Axene, FSA, FCA, MAAA will serve as a panelist at the 2019 Los Angeles State of Reform Health Policy Conference. The panel is titled: Measuring the Costs of Market Consolidation. You can find more information at the link below. Learn More

Greg Fann Quoted in Bloomberg Law Article on Affordable Care Act 2019 Refunds

AHP Consulting Actuary Greg Fann, FSA, FCA, MAAA was quoted in a recent Bloomberg Law article focused on the 2019 refunds from the medical loss ratio requirement under the Affordable Care Act. “The CSR defunding made the market more attractive” to consumers who qualified for subsidies, Greg Fann, a consulting actuary with Axene Health Partners LLC of Temecula, Calif., said in an interview. Insurers overreacted to the loss of the payments by raising rates [...]