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Robert H. Dobson, FSA, MAAA

Principal, Consulting Actuary
Tampa, FL, US

Tel: +1 813 2829262

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Professional Designations

  • Fellow, Society of Actuaries
  • Member, American Academy of Actuaries

Education

  • BS, Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Current Responsibility

Bob is a principal in Milliman's Tampa office, which he opened in 1995. He has been with the firm for more than 20 years. He is past chair of the firm's Health Risk Oversight Panel and is responsible for the development and upkeep of the firm's reference manual for health statements of actuarial opinions.

Experience

In addition to his more than 30 years of consulting experience, Bob spent three years as CFO of a Blue Cross Blue Shield Plan. His experience covers all aspects of risk analysis in the financing and delivery of healthcare. Bob's clients have included managed care organizations of all types, insurance companies, Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans, state insurance departments, hospitals, physician groups, major employers, associations, and the federal government.

During his career, Bob has consulted for insurance departments in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi, New Hampshire, New Mexico, Ohio, South Carolina, and Vermont. He has also consulted directly for the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC). In that capacity, Bob co-authored the first "Guidance Manual in the Evaluation of Rating Manuals and Filings Concerning Small Employer Health Insurance Based on NAIC Model Acts and Regulations." Bob has testified before committees in both houses of Congress and to legislative committees in Kentucky, Pennsylvania, and Ohio.

Affiliations

  • Bob has chaired and served on numerous professional committees responsible for health matters, including terms as president of the Conference of Consulting Actuaries, president of the Southeastern Actuaries Conference, and vice president of the American Academy of Actuaries.
  • He chaired an NAIC technical advisory committee on surplus requirements for hospital and medical service corporations.
  • Bob was a member of a blue ribbon committee of the American Academy of Actuaries asked to review insurance company insolvencies.
  • Work at Milliman

    • “I was offered a chance to come in, shake things up, create something."
    Work at Milliman