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

May 28, 2020
News

2021 Health Savings Account and High Deductible Health Plan Inflation Adjusted Amounts

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released Rev. Proc. 2020-23 that provides the 2021 inflation-adjusted amounts for health savings accounts (HSAs) and HSA-qualifying high deductible health plans (HDHPs). The 2021 annual HSA contribution limit is $3,600 for individuals with self-only HDHP coverage (a $50 increase from the $3,550 contribution limit in 2020). The 2021 annual HSA […]
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May 28, 2020
News

Webinar: Leave Policies and Handling Health Plan Benefits When Employees Return from Leave Due to COVID-19

Tuesday, June 9, 2020 2:00 p.m. ET / 11:00 a.m. PT Register Now This webinar will help employers by going over best practices for leave policies, handling group health plan benefits for employees that are taking leave, and handling group health plan benefits when employees return from leave. This webinar will: Discuss best practices for […]
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May 12, 2020
COVID 19, Webinar

Webinar: COVID-19 Cost Impact Analysis

You’re invited to join us for our COVID-19 Cost Impact Analysis webinar on Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at 11:00AM EST! Register Here We are without a doubt living in unprecedented times, and you probably have a ton of questions around the topic of COVID-19 and how it has (and will continue to) impact the cost of your […]
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May 1, 2020
Webinar

Webinar: What Employers Need to Know about Notice and Disclosure Requirements for Group Health Plans

Tuesday, May 12, 2020 2:00 p.m. ET / 11:00 a.m. PT Register Now This webinar will help plan sponsors to understand the compliance issues surrounding retiree health plan coverage. This webinar will: Discuss notices that should be provided at open enrollment, such as ERISA notices, Medicare Part D creditable coverage disclosure, HIPAA notice of privacy […]
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