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.
President / Sr. Benefit Consultant
The Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 (the CAA) requires group health plans to attest compliance with the CAA’s gag clause prohibition on an annual basis. While the prohibition of gag clauses was effective December 27, 2020, the first annual attestation is due December 31, 2023. Group health plan sponsors should begin taking steps now to […]Read more
READ TIME: 7 MINUTES The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently released the adjusted Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) fee rate for policy and plan years ending on or after October 1, 2023, and before October 1, 2024. Background The Affordable Care Act (ACA) imposed a fee on issuers of fully insured plans and plan sponsors […]Read more
READ TIME: 5 MINUTES On October 6, 2023, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released inflation-related penalty adjustments for violations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), Affordable Care Act (ACA), and the Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) rules. These adjusted amounts apply to penalties assessed on or after October 6, 2023, […]Read more
Tuesday, December 12, 2023 1 – 2PM CST Register Now Registration Code:UBA410EW Attend this month’s webinar to review 2023 employee benefits compliance requirements and learn about compliance challenges employers will face in 2024. Gain insights into: Reproductive healthcare and contraceptive coverage requirements Prescription drug and healthcare reporting Consolidated Appropriations Act components that may impact […]Read more