Clarifying the Critical

Bim Group designs, manages and supports custom employee benefit plans for a diverse set of clients with a variety of needs and differing priorities. We understand that benefits and insurance are complicated and ever-evolving. Therefore, we diligently maintain our knowledge of the current laws and industry best practices, and pair this knowledge with a laser-sharp understanding of each client’s concerns (e.g., budgetary restrictions, affordable healthcare, top benefits for employees, communication with employees, and process efficiencies, etc.). We make it easy for employers to sustain an employee benefit plan that is an integral component of an employee’s total compensation.

With a local focus, we are personally responsive.

Planning & Design

Bim Group is unmatched in its utilization of tools and resources in combination with the broad bench strength of consultants, underwriters, analysts, and account management teams to execute your employee benefit strategy—whether you have 50 or 5,000 employees. We are experts at executing complex project management including identifying cost reduction opportunities, building reliable budgets, and reporting financial/clinical data. Our planning and design resources support informed and objective executive decisions for any size employer.

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Population Health Improvement

Identifying and mitigating health risks within an employee population, which results in reduced utilization and savings, is easy to articulate but difficult to execute…without the expertise of BIM Group.

Forward-thinking employers who embrace population health improvement (PHI) as an economic business decision drastically impact employee health care consumption. Bim Group’s PHI strategies benefit employers that aspire to gain control over the cost of employee health care.

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Communication & Engagement

A critical success factor of any employee benefit plan is implementing strategies to ensure employees understand and value the benefits their employer provides. Recognizing the various learning styles of employees from baby boomers to millennials, our communication and graphic design teams distribute robust, dynamic communication resources.

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HR / Employee Advocacy

Bim Group is committed to making employee benefits easy to implement and administer while affording HR professionals the opportunity to focus on their core responsibilities. Our HR advocacy resources are designed to support executive leadership decisions regarding benefits in tandem with providing employees with an exceptional benefit experience year-round.

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Compliance

ERISA, ACA, FMLA, COBRA, HIPAA, GINA, ADA, FLSA and the list goes on. Many employers are unaware of the full scope of responsibilities necessary for compliance with federal regulations for health and welfare plans. Adherence to regulations protects the client from fines, keeps employees informed, and creates a strong foundation for the health and welfare plan. Bim Group ensures compliance obligations have been streamlined for maximum efficiency. We do not provide legal advice, but with a dedicated Director of Compliance, we offer education, recommend next actions, and connect clients with partners to address vulnerability gaps. Bim Group prides itself on timely communication, relevant webinars, and a client compliance portal housing past webinar recordings, white papers, and articles are readily available to clients.

When the needs of clients are beyond our scope of knowledge, our UBA partnership provides external points of contact with specialized legal counsel to facilitate discussions.

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Recent Insights

June 11, 2018
health care reform, HRA, PPACA

PCORI Fee due by July 31st

Employer action is required if you maintain a self-funded plan and/or a standalone Health Reimbursement Arrangements (HRA) associated with a fully insured and/or self-funded plan.  If you have a fully insured health plan and do not have an HRA, you may disregard, as the insurance carrier is responsible for this reporting. As a reminder, the ACA […]
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May 24, 2018
News

Memorial Day

  In remembrance of the sacrifices made by those who lost their lives in the service of our country and to thank those who are currently serving our country, including their families, Bim Group will be closing at 3pm on Friday, May 25th and will reopen on Tuesday, May 29th.
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May 13, 2018
monthly webinar

Webinar Alert: What Employers Need to Know about Filing Form 5500

Join us for our monthly webinar on Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. ET / 11:00 a.m. PT Register here. This webinar will provide an overview of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) Form 5500 requirements, including whether an employer/plan sponsor must file and what to do if an employer/plan sponsor fails to file. The […]
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April 30, 2018
compliance alert, Health Savings Account, IRS

$6,900 Re-Established as 2018 HSA Contribution Limit for Certain Individuals

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has re-established $6,900 as the 2018 health savings account (HSA) contribution limit for individuals with family coverage under a high deductible health plan (HDHP).  This limit was previously announced as $6,900 in May 2017, but was revised to $6,850 in March 2018 due to an inflation adjustment provision in the Tax Cuts and Jobs […]
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