Karen earned her Associates Degree from the University of Kentucky, and began her insurance career working for a large third party administrator. Karen has a broad spectrum of experiences including billing management, client relations, consulting for association programs and sales. In 2022, Snowden & Associates joined Bim Group and Karen serves as a Benefit Consultant on the Bim Team.
EBSA Announces Priorities for 2023
READ TIME: 5 MINUTES The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) recently released its 2022 Unified Regulatory Agenda and Regulatory Plan (Agenda), which outlines regulatory actions federal agencies are considering in the coming year. The Agenda provides insight into rulemaking priorities at the Employee Benefit Security Administration (EBSA) that employers will need to be prepared […]Read more
2023 Federal Poverty Level Released, Impacts ACA Affordability Safe Harbor
READ TIME: 3 MINUTES The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) has released its updated federal poverty level (FPL) guidance for 2023. The mainland FPL increases in 2023 to $14,580 (the FPL for Alaska will be $18,210, and for Hawaii will be $16,770). Applicable large employers (ALEs) should take note of the new […]Read more
Webinar: Benefit Considerations during Layoffs, Mergers, and Acquisitions
Tuesday, April 11, 2023 1 – 2PM CST Register Now Attend this month’s webinar to learn how to effectively manage benefits in a slowing economy. Gain insights into: Benefit and COBRA references in employment contracts and severance agreements How temporary layoffs and furloughs may affect Affordable Care Act (ACA) reporting obligations What determines if the […]Read more
Bim Group named one of the 2023 Best Places to Work in Kentucky!
Bim Group is honored to be named a Best Place to Work (BPTW) in Kentucky for the 18th year in a row! It truly never gets old and we are extremely proud of our perennial recognition as a “Best Place to Work” employer – a designation bestowed on our company by our employees. We have a unique […]Read more