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Greg Fann Quoted in ThinkAdvisor Article

AHP Consulting Actuary Greg Fann was quoted in a recent Think Advisor article looking into the stability of health insurance rates. “Legally, insurers can’t cite 2020 losses as rationale for 2021 rate hikes,” the actuaries say. “Any rate shifts must be based on expected costs, and can’t include past losses in protective premium rates if these costs aren’t expected to persist into the next plan year.” You can read the full article at the [...]

Greg Fann Published in Social Insurance and Public Finance Section Newsletter

AHP Consulting Actuary Greg Fann's Article: COVID-19, Unknown Unknowns, and Public Finance on the Fly, was published in the Social Insurance and Public Finance Section Newsletter: In The Public Interest. You can read the full article at the link below. Read Article

Greg Fann Quoted in Bloomberg Law Article on ACA Premiums

Consulting Actuary Greg Fann, FSA, FCA, MAAA was quoted in a recent Bloomberg Law article focusing on the impact of COVID-19 on ACA premiums in 2021. In addressing enrollee populations shift Greg Fann noted: While premium rate increases are likely to be “somewhat normal, you’re going to see more population changes, You’ll have more people qualify for Medicaid, a lot fewer people in the employer group market that are now going to be in the [...]

Joan Barrett and Greg Fann Featured in The Actuary Magazine

To commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Affordable Care Act, the Health Section Council of the Society of Actuaries commissioned four in-depth articles examining specific actuarial aspects of the law. Axene Health Partners consulting actuaries Joan Barrett and Greg Fann were two of the featured contributors. You can read their articles at the link below. Read Articles

Axene Health Partners Releases COVID-19 Planning Resource Model

Axene Health Partners, LLC (AHP) announces the release of its latest resource and modeling tool, the AHP COVID-19 Planning Resource Model™ (AHP CPR Model). As the world reacted to the threat and spread of the Coronavirus, the team of actuaries and physician consultants at AHP worked together to develop a tool to help those in the real-world position of projecting demand for hospital resources. The new AHP CPR Model is currently being used by the [...]

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 [...]