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Archives for: August 2019

08/27/19

  05:35:00 pm, by MedBen5   , 384 words,  
Categories: Wellness, Preventive care

Don’t Tempt Fate – Get a Flu Shot This Season!

The latest flu season lasted well into Spring, making it the longest in a decade... and it came on the heels of one of the deadliest. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 2017-18 was the most severe flu season in nearly 40… more »

08/25/19

  12:44:00 pm, by MedBen5   , 174 words,  
Categories: Wellness, Cancer, Research, Preventive care, Primary care

Lifestyle Impacts Colorectal Cancer Risk

A recent American Cancer Society study revealed that there are more colorectal cancers being found in young adults. As stated in an Advisory Board article, “[R]esearchers have yet to determine the cause of the uptick in colorectal cancer cases among… more »

08/24/19

  12:42:00 pm, by MedBen5   , 144 words,  
Categories: Prescription, Cost savings, MedBen Rx Alliance

Low Drug Prices & Qualified Employers Unite with MedBen Rx Alliance

It makes sense that qualified hospitals can purchase drugs at prices lower than even the largest retail chain. But what if we told you that you may be eligible to reap the benefits of this as well? If you’re a hospital, local school system, university… more »

08/23/19

  10:32:00 pm, by MedBen5   , 111 words,  
Categories: Announcements, News, MedBen Employees, MedBen Access

We're Closed Labor Day, But Help is Always Available Online

Labor Day means that schools are starting and summer is coming to an end. As in past years, MedBen will be closed on Monday, September 2 in observance of the holiday. However, that doesn’t mean you won’t have access to useful resources! We invite you… more »

08/22/19

  11:59:00 am, by MedBen5   , 181 words,  
Categories: News, Wellness

Mosquitoes: Small Bug, Big Problems

Mosquitoes have buzzed their way onto national news headlines recently as mosquito-borne illnesses present themselves in human occupants. The pesky insects carry a multitude of diseases, including La Crosse Encephalitis, Eastern Equine Encephalitis,… more »

08/11/19

  10:12:00 pm, by MedBen5   , 142 words,  
Categories: Compliance, Coordination of benefits

Demystifying Coordination of Benefits

MedBen Customer Service Representatives are frequently asked questions about coordination of benefits from employees who have multiple health plans. To provide some clarity to this somewhat tricky topic, we’ve put together “Demystifying Coordination of… more »

08/10/19

  12:20:00 pm, by MedBen5   , 165 words,  
Categories: Wellness, Dental, Third party administration, Self-funding

Staying Competitive in A Tight Labor Market

With the unemployment rate at historic lows, it’s understandable that employers are searching for a competitive edge when recruiting new employees – and a comprehensive health benefits package may be the answer. Unlike fully insured plans that dictate… more »

08/09/19

  03:51:00 pm, by MedBen5   , 300 words,  
Categories: Announcements, Compliance, Affordable Care Act

Employers Subject to ACA Non-Discrimination Provisions Should Update Information

In 2016, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released the final regulations on the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA’s) non-discrimination provisions, also referred to as Section 1557. At that time, MedBen brought these new provisions to your… more »

08/08/19

  12:11:00 pm, by MedBen5   , 184 words,  
Categories: Prescription, Cost savings, MedBen Rx Advocate, Rebates

MedBen Rx Advocate: No Inflation, No Discounts, No Gimmicks

If you’re tired of trying to figure out all of the confusing lingo and mathematics of the pharmaceutical world, MedBen Rx Advocate is for you. Our straightforward approach to pharmacy solutions has been proven to save clients money and the best part is,… more »

08/07/19

  05:05:00 pm, by MedBen5   , 152 words,  
Categories: Wellness, Preventive care

Down to the (Apple) Core

Apples are packed with antioxidants, dietary fiber and phytochemicals which help to promote good gut health, reduce inflammation, and even lessen the risk of some chronic conditions. But if you’re like most Americans, you are throwing away the best… more »