‘Predicting health costs is even more difficult now’
US Health Care in the Aftermath of the COVID-19 Pandemic
By Ed Pudlowski
|ED PUDLOWSKI can be reached at Ed.Pudlowski@MorningStarActuarial.com|
American baseball player, Yogi Berra, once quipped ‘It’s tough to make predictions, especially about the future’. The effect of the pandemic over the past 18 months have been most challenging for health care actuaries and it’s not expected to get easier to predict costs over the next 12-24 months.
This article represents the opinion of the author, and not necessarily the opinion of the AAE.
This article was published in The European Actuary No. 27 – September 2021