In "Notifiable Diseases and Mortality Tables
," on pages ND403-22, weekly case counts were inadvertently omitted from the tables "Provisional cases of selected* infrequently reported notifiable diseases (<1,000 cases reported during the preceding year)--United States, week ending May 27, 2017 (21st week) ([dagger])" and "Provisional cases of selected notifiable diseases ([greater than or equal to] 1,000 cases reported during the preceding year), and selected * low frequency diseases, United States and U.
Even so, Mercer noted that a buyout may be "significantly more attractive compared to the balance sheet liability" as insurers have adopted new mortality tables
from the Society of Actuaries that introduce higher longevity expectations.
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has revealed proposed regulations regarding mortality tables
to be used by most defined benefit (DB) pension plans.
In addition, the Pension Benefit Guarantee Corporation (PBGC) has significantly increased its premiums and changed to new mortality tables
which are less favorable to plan sponsors.
Between the elections, anticipated interest rate increases and continued debate around mortality tables
The economic environment over the last decade along with new mortality tables
and rising PBGC premiums have put into focus just how out of control pension plan costs can get.
Lawrence, pictured at left, noted that in late July, the IRS announced that it will not adopt updated mortality tables
the Society of Actuaries released last year for use in lump-sum calculations until 2017.
The only way to take advantage of that mortality savings is with a new policy issued on the updated mortality tables
Last October, the Society of Actuaries (SOA) Retirement Plans Experience Committee (RPEC) released the final report of the RP-2014 mortality tables
Private-sector plans are already required to use new mortality tables
that account for increased longevity when formulating cost estimates.
TurkStat used life tables, also known as mortality tables
, to gather their data, which show what the probability is that a person of that age will die before his or her next birthday.
Insurance companies rely on base mortality tables
when pricing annuities, using the historic experience of their insureds and/or industry tables developed by the Society of Actuaries.