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Offer MedBen PreceDent Group Dental for Smiles All Around

Offering fully-insured group dental through MedBen PreceDent gives employers and employees alike something to smile about... all at pricing that will keep you grinning from ear to ear. Your employees benefit from: The freedom to use lower-cost network providers or...

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MedBen Employees Honored at Annual Event

11At this year’s annual employee recognition event on September 17, MedBen employees who reached anniversary benchmarks in 2021 were honored. Four employees are celebrating their 30th Anniversary with MedBen in 2021: Kurt Harden, President & CEO; Sheri Gutridge,...

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MedBen Access: New Look, Improved Functionality!

MedBen Access has a new look! Our online services portal offers improved functionality and newly added quick-access icons, allowing users to access benefits and claims information with ease and convenience. When you go to the home page, you'll immediately notice the...

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Simplify Reporting with MedBen Analytics Bundling

MedBen Analytics offers report bundling, an easy way to run multiple reports at once. Bundling combines all your selected reports into a single file, complete with a cover page and table of contents. It's a particularly useful feature if you run the same group of...

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Make FSA Shopping Simple… and Win a Peloton Bike!

FSA Store wants to help your employees take your health further this open enrollment season with a chance to win a Peloton® Bike+, Peloton® Bike Works Accessories, and a free, 1-year Peloton® subscription! To enter The Race to Good Health Sweepstakes, just visit the...

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MedBen Closing Early on September 17 to Recognize Employees

On Friday, September 17, MedBen will be closing at 12:00 p.m. EST for a company employee recognition event. We will reopen at 8:00 a.m. EST on Monday, September 20. As always, many of your claims and benefits-related questions can be answered anytime, anywhere through...

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Direct-to-Employer Contracting Produces Savings to Clients

MedBen clients spend an average of 23.5% less when using direct-to-employer contracting (DTE) or reference-based pricing (RBP) plans. But how do our alternative reimbursement strategies affect spending for specific types of patient care? For inpatient care, MedBen...

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Cancer and Mental Health Claims Jumped in 2020

Cancer continues to be the most costly medical condition, according to a recent report from stop-loss carrier Sun Life. In 2020, cancer cases that resulted in stop-loss claims increased by 16%, and cancer drugs made up nine of the top ten high-cost drug claims. The...

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MedBen Office Closed in Observance of Labor Day

MedBen will be closed on Monday, September 6 in observance of Labor Day. We will reopen at 8:00 a.m. EST Tuesday, September 7. Just a reminder that a variety of claims and benefits services can be found at MedBen Access, available online or by downloading our mobile...

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WellLiving Clients Continue to Spend Less

Last year, MedBen’s WellLiving block had 8.8% less claim costs compared to those who didn’t utilize WellLiving. But that number doesn't tell the whole story. Over the past five years, the cost gap between WellLiving and non-WellLiving members has continued to...

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Are Generics Always Your Best Rx Value?

Generic doesn't always mean cheap. As this list recently compiled by GoodRx demonstrates, the monthly cost of some popular generic drugs can actually rival or exceed well-known brand medications. MedBen Rx comparative effectiveness ensures that members are using the...

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