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.

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September 18, 2020
Webinar

How Employers Can Use Medical Loss Ratio Rebates and Other Health Insurer Refunds

Tuesday, October 13, 2020 2:00 p.m. ET / 11:00 a.m. PT Register Now Join us this month for an overview of the Medical Loss Ratio (MLR) and when employers will be entitled to an MLR rebate. We will discuss employer obligations regarding MLR rebate funds or other insurance refunds and the options that are available […]
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September 16, 2020
News

Do you have employees working in the following states: California, the District of Columbia, New Jersey, Rhode Island or Vermont?

( 2 MINUTE READ ) If so, please continue reading. Employers with operations in states who are Applicable Large Employers (ALE) (companies with 50 or more employees) have an  additional state level ACA reporting requirement as part of the state’s Individual Mandate. The Individual Mandate requires individuals to purchase qualifying health coverage or pay a tax penalty unless […]
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September 16, 2020
News

Webinar – Keep Your Sanity: How To Weave Self-Care Into Your Workday

As HR and business leaders you are constantly concerned about your team. Everyone depends on you to get things done, solve problems and stay compliant. Talk about stressful! If anyone deserves a lighter load, it’s you. During this 30-minute webinar we’ll offer some tips and guidance on practical things you can do to take care […]
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September 16, 2020
News

Upcoming Changes to State Paid Leave Laws

( <1 MINUTE READ ) With new state employment laws continuously being enacted, it can be challenging to keep up on each change and ensure that your policies and practices are compliant. We have your solution. This digest is designed to keep you apprised of upcoming major state law changes in areas including paid sick […]
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