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Category: "Alternative plan design"

05/06/19

Case Study: Direct Contracting Further Lowers Client Costs

MedBen facilitates direct-to-employer contracting, bringing together employers and providers in plans that promote regional care. Recently, a client looking for cost reduction opportunities saw the benefits first-hand. A manufacturer with a traditional… more »

04/21/19

MedBen Municipality Clients Saw Lower Claim Costs in 2018

"In 2018, per-employee net claim costs for our municipality block decreased 4.9% from 2017," announced MedBen Vice President of Sales & Marketing Brian Fargus at the 13th Annual Municipality Roundtable on April 11. This reduced cost factors both… more »

01/26/19

Thinking Outside the Coverage Box

"Think outside the box" may be an overused expression, but when it comes to health care coverage, more and more employers are taking the advice.... and MedBen has a few thoughts on the subject. Many self-funded employers still rely on PPO plans that… more »

12/02/18

  09:23:00 pm, by MedBen5   , 213 words,  
Categories: News, Hospitals, Cost savings, Reference-based pricing, Medicare, Alternative plan design

New Medicare Pricing Tool Useful to RBP Plans

To improve medical cost transparency, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced a new Medical pricing tool for surgical procedures that will also benefit certain reference-based pricing (RBP) plans. The Procedure Price Lookup… more »