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Actuaries Weigh in on Ways to Address Risk Exposures and Challenges with the U.S. Health Care System
Date:6/11/2009

SOA health survey include:

  • The highest priority in addressing the issue of health care quality, (34 percent of respondents) was on comparative effectiveness and evidence-based medicine practices being implemented by all providers. The second highest response was on the need to align provider reimbursement with outcomes.
  • The survey respondents noted that in terms of health care access, requiring Americans to buy health insurance was the top priority (33 percent), followed by the need to make all insurance portable.
  • In terms of managing health costs, nearly 40 percent of respondents believed the top priority is aligning reimbursement for providers with efficient use of health care resources. Managing utilization, especially new medical technology and products, was the second highest response, followed by reducing the impact of public sector cost shifting.
  • Maintaining affordability of insurance is where employers need the most help in providing health care to workers, according to the survey respondents.

Gillespie said, "With our expertise and rigorous training in risk management, insurance and longevity, actuaries are well-equipped to work with key stakeholders in finding a new viable solution for the challenging health care crisis."

For the full health care essay collection, "Visions for the Future of the U.S. Health Care System," visit www.soa.org\healthessays.

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