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MedBen Rx Solutions for Prescription Pricing

Prescription drug pricing is regularly a hot topic in the news and from political candidates. While lawmakers seek to address consumer concerns, MedBen already has innovative pharmacy solutions in place that offer employers price transparency and cost savings. With...

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Happy Thanksgiving from Your Friends at MedBen!

Happy Thanksgiving from the staff of MedBen! To observe the holiday, MedBen will be closed on Thursday, November 28 and Friday, November 29. We will reopen at 8:00 a.m. EST on Monday, December 2. Should you need claims and benefits information about your plan when...

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Diabetes Awareness a Year-Round Mission

With 1.25 million Americans currently diagnosed with diabetes, it’s understandable that the entire month of November is dedicated to reminding people about the importance of diabetes prevention. But MedBen WellLiving doesn’t just stop with a monthly commitment. Our...

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Vision Exams Matter? See for Yourself!

Seeing an optometrist every year is a simple yet important step you can take to prevent vision loss from diseases. Yet with an estimated 61 million adults in the United States at high risk for vision loss, only half of them visited the eye doctor within the past...

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“Up” Your Benefits Package with MedBen

A Benefits Pro article entitled “How top employers are upping their benefit packages to attract talent” hits on many of the key components of self-funding. According to a recent survey, the most-cited ways that employers strengthen their employee rewards include...

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2020 FSA Contribution Maximum Gets a $50 Bump

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has announced the annual inflation adjustment for flexible spending accounts (FSAs) for the 2020 tax year. As has been the case in previous years, contribution limits will see only modest increases or remain unchanged. The 2020...

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Alternative Pricing Strategies Save You Money

Alternative pricing strategies like reference-based pricing, direct-to-employer contracting, and commercial bundled payments are gaining in appeal – but these solutions are nothing new for MedBen. Many of our clients have had these strategies in place for years and...

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Once Again, MedBen Beats National Cost Trend

According to the National Business Group on Health, large companies predict the total cost of workplace health care coverage to increase 5% from 2019. Meanwhile, MedBen continues to remain below not only national trend, but also below the national average cost. For...

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Technology Strengthens Broker-Client Relationship

In a recent survey, 95 percent of employers said they consider technology a “must-have” or “very important” in their day-to-day job functions. Additionally, 78 percent of employers said they’re satisfied with the frequency of communication about technology from their...

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Once Again, MedBen Beats National Cost Trend

According to the National Business Group on Health, large companies predict the total cost of workplace health care coverage to increase 5% from 2019. Meanwhile, MedBen continues to remain below not only national trend, but also below the national average cost. For...

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MedBen Claims Surveillance Combats Wasteful Spending

Health care can already be expensive, so why allow unnecessary costs? Unfortunate but true, waste accounts for about 25% of U.S. health care spending – and with self-funding, that can be a sizable expense for an employer. At MedBen, we work to keep clients’ money...

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