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Change Healthcare Cyberattack Response Update

Following the cyberattack on Change Healthcare this February, MedBen has been processing in a timely manner provider claims payments that Change Healthcare would have otherwise handled. Due to the severity of the attack, the company's operational systems have required...

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Employers Weighing the Obesity Drug Question

While most health plans do not currently cover obesity medications like Wegovy and Zepbound – and MedBen Rx recommends clients continue not to do so – constant media coverage means the calls to do so will only grow. Therefore, employers are increasingly considering...

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HSA Contribution Limit Sees Smaller Increase for 2025

The IRS has announced its health savings account (HSA) contribution limits for 2025. The annual cost-of-living adjustments include a 3.6% increase in individual HSA contributions. This stands in sharp contrast to 2024, which saw a change of nearly 8% – the biggest...

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Time to Prepare for Your PCORI Filing!

As in year’s past, no later than July 31, 2024, all self-funded employer health plan sponsors are required to file and pay their PCORI fees. You may remember that as part of the Further Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2020, Congress extended the requirement that...

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Peters Completes Community Leadership Program

MedBen Rx Manager of Client Services Bethany Peters recently completed the Community Leadership program offered through the Licking County (OH) Chamber of Commerce. The nine-month program teaches the importance of “strength-based” leadership and developing the...

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Are You in Need of a Plan Compliance Review?

As our clients know, when you choose MedBen as your third party administrator, our dedicated Compliance Department performs a thorough check of your plan to ensure that it complies with applicable state and federal regulations. And our Compliance team continues to...

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MedBen Office Closed in Observance of Memorial Day

Our home office and client services will be closed on Monday, May 27 in observance of Memorial Day. We will reopen at 8:00 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, May 28. Plan members that need claims and benefits information during the holiday weekend (or any other time) can typically...

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