Casualty Actuarial Society

Claim Levels Analytics Webinar

Claim Levels Analytics

A CAS Webinar, Sponsored by the CAS Research Committee
March 8, 2018
12:00 - 1:30 ET

Online registration for this event is now closed. If you wish to register, please call the CAS office.

Session Description

The CAS Claims Level Analytics Working Party has been charged with investigating the tools and methods necessary for analyzing claim level data. In this session, we will present findings of the working party, including a discussion of the benefits and challenges of using claim level analytics, a variety of claims level models, including subrogation fraud detection, claim triage, severity prediction and reserving models.

In its R&D efforts, the CAS Dynamic Risk Modeling Committee is developing a software that actuaries can use to carry out loss reserve analysis at an individual-claim level. This presentation will show how the basic methodological framework of the tool, and how analysts would be able to use it to learn and advance their experience in this growing field of reserve analytics.

Please note that audio for this presentation will be streamed via WebTalk. The WebTalk platform supports computers, smart phones and tablets including, iPhones, iPads and flash-enabled Androids. In order to join the webinar in a timely manner, please be sure to prepare your computer in advance of the presentation per the system requirements and instructions (TEST YOUR COMPUTER). Group registrants are encouraged to work with their IT departments to insure that the presentation and the presentation’s audio can be streamed through a computer.

Intended Audience

This webinar is open to CAS members. This webinar will be of interest to all CAS members, and of special interest to actuaries who work in the areas of Accounting/Financial Reporting, Claims, Executive Management, Management of Actuarial Unit, Planning - Strategic and Financial, Regulation, Reinsurance, Research/Teaching, or Reserving.


The opinions expressed by speakers at this event are their own and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the CAS.


Ron Lettofsky, Arity
At Arity, Ron analyzes vehicle driving behavior to help insurers improve their pricing algorithms. Ron used to build claim models at Fireman’s Fund and Allianz, and was the chairperson of the CAS Claims Level Analytics Working Party.

Fernando Alvarado, Travelers
Fernando Alvarado has worked in ERM for the past five years at Travelers. He has worked on claim modeling, capital modeling and cost of capital allocation methodologies, predictive modeling, and internal model validation. He currently chairs the CAS Committee on Dynamic Risk Modeling.

Chris Nyce, KPMG LLP
Chris Nyce is a Partner at KPMG. He is the appointed actuary for a number of major US and Bermuda companies, and has practical experience building claim level models for use in reserving and business performance analysis.


Online registration for this event is now closed. If you wish to register, please call the CAS office.

There is no fee to attend this webinar. Registrations must be completed online. This event is for CAS members only.


Registrations fees will be refunded for cancellations received in writing at the CAS Office via fax, 703-276-3108, or email,, by March 1, 2018.

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The CAS Continuing Education Policy applies to all ACAS and FCAS members who provide Actuarial Services. Actuarial Services are defined in the CAS Code of Professional Conduct as “professional services provided to a Principal by an individual acting in the capacity of an actuary. Such services include the rendering of advice, recommendations, findings or opinions based upon actuarial considerations.” Members who are or could be subject to the continuing education requirements of a national actuarial organization can meet the requirements of the CAS Continuing Education Policy by satisfying the continuing education requirements established by a national actuarial organization recognized by the Policy. For further information regarding the CAS Continuing Education Policy please visit the CAS web site.

CAS Webinars may qualify for up to 1.8* CE Credits for CAS members. Participants should claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. CAS members earn 1 CE Credit per 50 minutes of educational session time, not to include breaks and/or lunch.

*The amount of CE credit that can be earned for participating in this activity must be assessed by the individual attendee. It also may be different for individuals who are subject to the requirements of organizations other than the Casualty Actuarial Society.


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