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COVID-19 and Telehealth Services

As many of you now know, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act requires that group health plans cover telehealth office visits related to the ordering of a COVID-19 test for a covered employee or dependent. Given the current “stay-at-home” and “social...

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Health Savings Account (HSA) Contributions Deadline Extended

As a result of COVID-19, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has clarified that the deadline for making health savings account (HSA) and individual retirement account (IRA) contributions for the 2019 tax year has been extended to July 15, 2020. This matches the new...

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We’re Here for You.

Just a note that MedBen is open and available for all of our clients. We welcome your calls and emails and we are here to answer your questions. We look forward to meeting again in person. Stay safe everyone. We're available during our regular hours of 8:00 a.m. -...

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Families First Coronavirus Response Act Summary

MedBen has prepared a downloadable summary of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”) and how it affects self-funded health plans. The Act, which passed the Senate on March 18 and was signed into law by President Trump, defines employer responsibilities...

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Telehealth a Useful Service in Current Health Climate

The benefits of MedBen’s telehealth provider service goes beyond patient convenience. With heightened concerns about the novel coronavirus COVID-19, telehealth can, as The New York Times says, "keep the worried well calm and away from clinical care while steering the...

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Preventive Care Reduces Costs

Practicing timely preventive care saved MedBen WellLiving clients 9.3% on average per-employee claim costs in 2019 compared to non-WellLiving clients. According to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), the top one percent of health care spenders...

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