Benji is a 1998 graduate of Transylvania University with a degree in Business Administration. Since joining Bim Group in 1999, Benji has primarily served large group employers across all industries to finance benefits – with an emphasis on improving the clinical health of employees and dependents. He achieved notable success with employers in the government and healthcare sectors. He focuses on identifying cost avoidance and risk mitigation opportunities, while developing multi-year strategic plans.
Sr. Benefit Strategist
The Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 (the CAA) requires group health plans to attest compliance with the CAA’s gag clause prohibition on an annual basis. While the prohibition of gag clauses was effective December 27, 2020, the first annual attestation is due December 31, 2023. Group health plan sponsors should begin taking steps now to […]Read more
READ TIME: 7 MINUTES The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently released the adjusted Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) fee rate for policy and plan years ending on or after October 1, 2023, and before October 1, 2024. Background The Affordable Care Act (ACA) imposed a fee on issuers of fully insured plans and plan sponsors […]Read more
READ TIME: 5 MINUTES On October 6, 2023, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released inflation-related penalty adjustments for violations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), Affordable Care Act (ACA), and the Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) rules. These adjusted amounts apply to penalties assessed on or after October 6, 2023, […]Read more
Tuesday, December 12, 2023 1 – 2PM CST Register Now Registration Code:UBA410EW Attend this month’s webinar to review 2023 employee benefits compliance requirements and learn about compliance challenges employers will face in 2024. Gain insights into: Reproductive healthcare and contraceptive coverage requirements Prescription drug and healthcare reporting Consolidated Appropriations Act components that may impact […]Read more