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Archives for: June 2009

06/30/09

  03:19:02 pm, by MedBen5   , 216 words,  
Categories: Announcements

Group Billing Statement Change Reduces Paper Use

MedBen continues to do its part to reduce excess paper usage, one bill at a time. Beginning in August (for September group billings), we are decreasing the number of group billing statements sent in our monthly mailings, from two per group to just one.… more »

06/22/09

  02:33:06 pm, by MedBen5   , 253 words,  
Categories: News, Health Plan Management

Reform Update: Democrats May Fly Solo

Health care reform stories in the news this week: Democrats may be preparing to push through a health care package that includes a government-sponsored public plan, even if it lacks Republican backing, according to the Washington Post. The article… more »

06/17/09

  10:43:56 am, by MedBen5   , 297 words,  
Categories: News, Prescription, Health Plan Management

New IRS Regulations Affect FSA Debit Card Users

This week, MedBen will mail letters to plan participants who use MedBen “Benny” debit cards with their flexible spending accounts (FSAs) notifying them of a change that will affect where they can make health product purchases. In accordance… more »

06/10/09

  06:17:54 pm, by MedBen5   , 264 words,  
Categories: News, Health Plan Management

Reform Update: Senate Group Releases First Health Care Bill

The first substantive health care reform plan has been released, according to this article in Employee Benefit News. The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, headed by Sen. Edward Kennedy (D-Mass.), today introduced the ‘‘Affordable… more »