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 3, 2021
Compliance Alert, Webinar

Webinar: Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 2:00 p.m. ET / 11:00 a.m. PT Register Now The Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (MHPAEA) was amended by the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021. The MHPAEA generally applies to group health plans and health insurance issuers that provide coverage for either mental health or substance use disorder (MH/SUD) benefits […]
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April 23, 2021
News

Anthem BCBS Antitrust Lawsuit

Disclaimer: The following is provided for informational only purposes. As a reminder, the lawsuit and subsequent class action settlement are not specific to one market or association. They are spread across the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association of companies, which is a national federation of 36 independent, community-based, and locally operated Blue Cross and Blue Shield […]
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April 23, 2021
News

Anthem BCBS Antitrust Lawsuit – Employee Information

Disclaimer: The following is provided for informational only purposes. As a reminder, the lawsuit and subsequent class action settlement are not specific to one market or association. They are spread across the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association of companies, which is a national federation of 36 independent, community-based, and locally operated Blue Cross and Blue Shield […]
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April 22, 2021
Compliance Alert

March Compliance Recap

3 MINUTE READ The employee benefits guidance issued in March 2021 was largely focused on providing relief to individuals and businesses impacted by the continuing COVID-19 pandemic. Significantly, on March 11, 2021, the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (the Act) was enacted into law which, in part, mandates that eligible individuals receive a six-month […]
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