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MedBen Office Closed in Observance of Memorial Day

Our home office and client services will be closed on Monday, May 25 in observance of Memorial Day. We will reopen at 8:00 a.m. EST on Tuesday, May 26. Plan members that need claims and benefits information during the holiday weekend (or any other time) can typically...

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MedBen Rx Saves

Three-quarters of MedBen clients use MedBen Rx prescription programs and are seeing the benefits first-hand. By utilizing our forward-thinking pharmacy solutions, these groups realized an average savings of 14.8% per employee per year, compared to those using other...

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Chart Compiles COVID-19 Health Plan Effective Dates

Keeping track of the various changes affecting self-funded plans in the wake of the pandemic can be a challenge. To help clients remember what's currently required or requested of them, MedBen has compiled a chart showing all the COVID-19 health plan effective dates....

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MedBen Conducts 14th Annual Municipality Roundtable Webinar

From 2015 to 2019, MedBen’s municipality block saw just a 2.7% trend on total claim costs. At the 14th Annual Municipality Roundtable Webinar on April 30, Vice President of Sales & Marketing Brian Fargus shared that municipality medical costs trended at 3.4%...

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Patient Volume Plummets, But Telehealth Visits Jump

A recent survey on physician practices during the COVID-19 pandemic revealed that patient volumes are down 65% and will likely remain low in the coming months. Conversely, MedBen saw telehealth increase in utilization and claim costs from February to April. It’s...

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MedBen Holds 5th Annual Broker Roundtable Webinar

On April 16, MedBen University (MBU) held its first event of the 2020 season with the 5th Annual Broker Roundtable Webinar. This webinar brought together brokers from five states to review cost and utilization trends, market strategies, and ways to help maximize value...

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MedBen COVID-19 Resource Center Reminder

Just a brief reminder that the COVID-19 Resource Center, available at MedBen.com, offers a convenient way for MedBen clients to stay up to date on federal and state rules that affect their self-funded plan. You can also find COVID-19 statements from our stop-loss...

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MedBen Achieves ISO 9001:2015 Recertification

To ensure that clients continue to receive the highest quality service possible, MedBen has again earned ISO 9001:2015 recertification following its most recent audit. “The ISO 9001:2015 standard outlines the requirements needed to maintain a successful Quality...

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