Jeff graduated from Transylvania University with a degree in Business Administration in 1992. He joined Bim Group in 2001, bringing experience in the life, property and casualty insurance industries. Since joining Bim Group, Jeff has excelled in managing multi-employer association sponsored plans and both fully insured and self-funded plans for large employers. His expertise includes working with both senior management and HR in designing plans that fall within budget parameters, as well as consulting on the implementation of benefits administration systems.
Sr. Benefit Consultant
READ TIME: 3 MINUTES The United States has a bad reputation related to vacation time. Dubbed the “No Vacation Nation” by The Center for Economic and Policy Research, the average U.S. paid time off (PTO) policy pales in comparison to other countries. Furthermore, U.S. employees take less vacation, often leaving paid time off on the […]Read more
READ TIME: 5 MINUTES September saw a lot of activity in the compliance space, especially coming from the federal government. Vaccine Mandate Guidance Still Pending Vaccine mandates were on everyone’s mind, especially after Delta Airlines announced its $200 monthly surcharge and weekly testing program for unvaccinated employees. The government joined the fray when President Biden […]Read more
READ TIME: 5 MINUTES On September 30, 2021, the Department of Health and Human Services, the Department of Labor, and the Department of the Treasury (collectively, the Departments), along with the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), released an interim final rule (IFR) under the No Surprises Act (Act) to help protect health care consumers from […]Read more
The HHS released guidance to help understand when the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) Privacy Rule applies to disclosures and requests for information about whether a person has received a COVID-19 vaccine. As a reminder, the HIPAA Privacy Rule does not apply to employers or employment records. It does apply to […]Read more