Introduction to Predictive Analytics: A Practical Approach

Andrea Huckaba Rome, FSA, MAAA, CERA

This presentation will provide a broad overview of predictive analytics, when to use in a business context, examples of available PA tools and models, and a healthcare case study.  Participants will leave with a greater understanding of the fundamentals, and how they might apply predictive analytics in their own companies.

Andrea Huckaba Rome, FSA, MAAA, CERA, is a Vice President in the Kansas City office of Lewis & Ellis.  She began her career in the actuarial department at a regional Blues Plan, helping to implement the Affordable Care Act in all its complexities.  She gained experience in the areas of pricing, reserving, experience studies, ACA implementation, competitive studies, and rate filings. She was instrumental in moving her company to start a formal Enterprise Risk Management program, and Own Risk Solvency Assessment (ORSA) Reporting, including development of risk appetite, risk identification and risk modeling. In 2015, she joined Lewis & Ellis where she works on the Health Team with several other FSAs and a team of dedicated professionals. She focuses on pricing and rating, regulatory analysis, data analytics, and model building for clients of all sizes and stripes.

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