L. Briggs Cochran - Bim Group
L. Briggs Cochran
L. Briggs Cochran
President & CEO

Briggs founded Bim Group in 1980 after graduating from the University of Kentucky with a degree in Business Administration. Under Briggs’ leadership, Bim Group has grown into a regional market leader while earning a reputation for delivering exceptional value in all aspects of employee benefit consulting. Briggs’ practice primarily serves employers with 100+ employees with emphasis on clients who have adopted a merger and acquisition growth strategy or have a global footprint and workforce. Briggs has also worked extensively with senior corporate leaders in establishing select executive compensation plans. He has served on numerous employee benefits related private and public advisory committees and is a frequently requested speaker on employee benefits matters. Briggs is proud to lead a team of professionals who have voted Bim Group one of Kentucky’s “Best Places to Work.”  Bim Group is also an exclusive “Partner Firm” in United Benefit Advisors, a unique community of the most successful and trusted independent employee benefit advisory firms in the nation.

Recent Insights

August 13, 2019
Communication, Employee Benefits, Human Resources, Webinar

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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August 12, 2019
Compliance Alert, DOL, HHS, IRS

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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July 30, 2019
HDHP, Health Care Costs, Health Savings Account, HSA, Webinar

Webinar | What Does GREAT Look Like with HSA Planning?

Do you know what “GREAT” looks like with HSA Planning? Both employers and employees are concerned about escalating health insurance costs impacting them today and how to also plan for these costs in retirement. Traditional health insurance with copay based plans and traditional retirement planning does not address either concern with the most tax advantaged […]
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July 15, 2019
Affordable Care Act (PPACA), Medicare, Webinar

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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