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Webinar: How to Capture Your Employees’ Attention in 60 Seconds or Less

Today, HR has to be front and center, driving employee engagement in countless programs, benefits and other activities aimed at boosting productivity and containing costs. As an HR leader you know that modern HR programs depend on employee engagement (and comprehension) to actually work. Bottom line is… HR Programs + Employee Communication = ROI Unfortunately, […]

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Compliance Recap – July 2019

July was a busy month in the employee benefits world. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released a notice that expands the list of preventive care benefits a high deductible health plan can provide without a deductible or with a deductible below the annual minimum deductible. The IRS also released the indexed affordability percentage for plan […]

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Webinar: What Employers Need to Know about Opt-Out Arrangements

Tuesday, August 13, 2019 2:00 p.m. ET / 11:00 a.m. PT Register Now This webinar will provide an overview of opt-out arrangements and spousal waivers by: Describing what an opt-out arrangement is Illustrating how opt-out arrangements may be structured, including whether the arrangement should be structured differently when it involves a fully-insured plan versus a […]

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Employee Spotlight: Evan Ball

Meet Evan, one of Bim Group’s Benefit Advisors! He joined us just over 2 years ago and has been an awesome addition to the team. As a Benefit Advisor, Evan’s focus is on helping employers design and sustain an employee benefit plan that is an integral component of their employee’s total compensation. Read the short […]

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Compliance Recap – June 2019

June was a relatively busy month in the employee benefits world. The Department of Labor (DOL), the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), and the Department of Treasury published final rules that removed the prohibition against integrating a health reimbursement arrangement (HRA) with individual health insurance coverage and recognized certain HRAs as limited excepted […]

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Employee Spotlight: Hannah Allen

Hannah is Bim Group’s newest employee, and we are very happy to have her! She has quickly jumped into her role as Account Coordinator where she focuses on helping our clients with a wide range of benefit needs. Read the short interview below to learn more about Hannah! Q: Could you briefly detail your work/education […]

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Webinar: What Employers Need to Know about Handling Benefits when Employees Are on Leave (Part 2)

Tuesday, July 9, 2019 2:00 p.m. ET / 11:00 a.m. PT Register Now This webinar is Part Two of our two-part series and will cover how an employer should handle health benefits when employees are on leave. We will: Briefly describe the laws and regulations that govern leave administration, including the Family and Medical Leave […]

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HR Elements | Ready to Spark Joy in Your Office?

The hit Netflix show “Tidying Up with Marie Kondo” has set off a wave of house organization, purging, and general tidying. Many thrift stores and donation centers report being overwhelmed with bags and boxes of items recently filling American’s homes. What, though, of the workplace? Should a similar wave of de-cluttering and cleaning be happening […]

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Perfect Attendance! How to Handle Leaves of Absence under the ACA

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) requires applicable large employers (ALEs) to offer full-time employees health coverage or pay one of two employer shared responsibility penalties. An ALE is an employer with 50 or more full-time or full-time equivalent employees. A full-time employee is an employee who works 30 hours or more a […]

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