Minnesota's Experience in the Individual Health Insurance Market
Speaker: Kristi Bohn
Date & Time:
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
3M Auditorium in Owens Science Center (OWS) 150
Abstract: Kristi Bohn will provide insight on the developments regarding individual market health insurance, often referred to as ObamaCare, as the Federal and State governments react to its changed dynamics, including market instability and unaffordability
Biographical Information: Kristi Bohn, FSA, EA, MAAA, serves as Chief Health Actuary with the Minnesota Department of Commerce. In this role, she focuses on major medical, Medicare supplement, disability, vision, dental, long term care and fixed indemnity insurance products, as well as insurer solvency. Prior to working at Commerce, she worked for two years as the Staff Health Fellow for the Society of Actuaries (SOA). There, she helped plan the content for continuing education events, assisted in oversight groups for actuarial research studies, and edited articles for HealthWatch, the Society of Actuaries' principle publication for health actuaries. Prior to working at the SOA, Kristi worked at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota from 2004-2012, where she held several positions including the director of the group actuarial division and a role as a benefit consultant within sales. She has experience in directly assisting employers with benefit design and coverage decisions. She also worked in the retirement business at Towers Perrin from 1994-2004, where she led pension and retiree medical valuation work, managed staff, and helped her clients administer their benefit plans. She is an editor of the text Group Insurance and is a long-term volunteer for the actuarial exam program. Kristi graduated from Cornell University in 1994 with a B.S. in Statistics and Biometry and is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries, an Enrolled Actuary under ERISA, and a Member of the American Academy of Actuaries.
Video of this talk can be found here.