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
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