After graduating Cum Laude from Georgetown College in 1999, Dustin’s career path has spanned a variety of roles related to the health care industry. Dustin’s initial experience focused extensively on consulting with hospitals and physician groups regarding licensure and reimbursement analysis. Dustin’s insight regarding provider data analytics yields a unique perspective on the impact to health plan performance. As Bim Group’s Director of Strategic Initiatives, Dustin maintains a Life & Health Consultant license as recognized by the Kentucky Department of Insurance. In serving as a Consultant team lead, Dustin possesses in-depth experience in all aspects of large employer benefit planning and consulting, with a particular emphasis on self-funded financing arrangements. Dustin’s expertise in health care financing, budgeting, network analysis, reinsurance, PBM carve-out arrangements and strategy development, make him an invaluable resource to some of Bim Group’s largest clients.
Sr. Benefit Consultant
The World Health Organization (WHO) expanded its definition of burnout as an “occupational phenomenon,” giving credence to a set of conditions that many have experienced but not been able to name. According to WHO, burnout is characterized by “feelings of energy depletion or exhaustion; increased mental distance from one’s job, or feelings of negativism or cynicism related […]Read more
(10 MINUTE READ) Update 2/22/21: The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued Notice 2021-15 clarifying the relief provided under the Appropriations Act for health FSAs and DCAPs and provides additional cafeteria plan relief. The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (Appropriations Act), enacted on December 27, 2020, contains temporary rules to provide relief for participants in health flexible […]Read more
(4 MINUTE READ) 2/23/2021 Update: The proposed rules on wellness programs described below have been withdrawn by the EEOC pursuant to the Biden Administration regulatory freeze. Until further action is taken, the current final rules on wellness programs remain in effect. See our Advisor on the current wellness program rules. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission […]Read more
( 7 MINUTE READ ) January was a busy month in the employee benefits world. President Biden issued a memorandum putting a regulatory freeze on new rules. President Biden also issued an executive order on strengthening Medicaid and the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). The Department of Labor (DOL) released inflation-adjusted federal civil […]Read more