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07/19/19

New Rule Expands HDHP Options

In response to President Trump’s Executive Order 13877, “Improving Price and Quality Transparency in American Healthcare to Put Patients First,” the Treasury Department and the IRS were directed to consider ways to expand the use and flexibility of… more »

06/30/19

  10:58:00 pm, by MedBen5   , 255 words,  
Categories: Announcements, Client Services, MedBen Employees, Account Management

Client Service Enhancements Strengthen Account Management

To enhance our client services, MedBen has made several changes to the Group Service Department. Our Group Service Representatives (GSRs) will now be called Account Representatives, and we’ve created a new position called Account Manager. We’d like to… more »

06/28/19

  02:49:00 pm, by MedBen5   , 147 words,  
Categories: Announcements, Prescription, Online Services, MedBen Employees, MedBen Access

Happy Independence Day! MedBen’s Closed July 4th, But MedBen Access Stays Open

Happy Independence Day from the entire MedBen team! We hope you enjoy a safe and relaxing break as we celebrate America’s birthday. In observance of the holiday, MedBen will be closed on Thursday, July 4 and will reopen on Friday, July 5 at 8:00 a.m.… more »

06/16/19

  08:52:00 am, by MedBen5   , 157 words,  
Categories: Announcements, Reporting

MedBen Offers New Reporting Dashboard

MedBen recently introduced an upgraded data analytics and reporting platform that makes it easier than ever to review your plan’s performance. The moment you log in, our easy-to-navigate executive dashboard puts practical information front and center.… more »

06/13/19

  08:49:00 am, by MedBen5   , 210 words,  
Categories: Announcements, News, Third party administration, Self-funding, MedBen Employees, SPBA, Caroline Fraker

Fraker Named SPBA Chair

MedBen Senior Vice President & Chief Privacy Officer Caroline Fraker was recently named Chair of the Society of Professional Benefit Administrators (SPBA) effective June 1, 2019. SPBA is the national association of third party administration (TPA)… more »

06/04/19

IRS Announces 2020 HSA Inflation Adjustments

The IRS has announced its annual cost-of-living adjustments affecting health savings accounts (HSAs) for calendar year 2020. The annual limit on deductible contributions to an HSA will go up by $50 for individual coverage and $100 for families next… more »

05/31/19

  10:56:00 pm, by MedBen5   , 144 words,  
Categories: Announcements, News, MedBen Employees

MedBen Employees Raise Over $15,000 for Local Food Pantry

MedBen recently presented a check for $15,434.70 – the culmination of a year-long fundraising effort – to the Food Pantry Network of Licking County. The Food Pantry will use the contribution to acquire, store, and distribute nutritious food to… more »

05/19/19

MedBen Shatters Industry Norms

MedBen medical and pharmacy claim costs rose only 0.4% per employee for clients in 2018, shattering national data norms that reported an average of 6% cost increases. Our pharmacy claim costs alone dropped 2.7% last year, due to the introduction our new… more »

Memorial Day Reminder

The staff of MedBen want to wish you and your family a happy and safe Memorial Day weekend! Our home office and client services will be closed on Monday, May 27 in observance of the holiday. We will reopen at 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 28. But should… more »

05/17/19

  08:44:00 pm, by MedBen5   , 187 words,  
Categories: Announcements, News, MedBen Employees

Kelly Completes Chamber Leadership Program

MedBen Director of Compliance and Medical Management Erin Kelly recently completed the Community Leadership program offered through the Licking County (OH) Chamber of Commerce. The nine-month program fosters the intellectual growth of local leaders by… more »

04/07/19

  02:10:00 pm, by MedBen5   , 175 words,  
Categories: Announcements, News, Reporting

MedBen Introduces Enhanced Reporting Platform

To give employers the most accurate and up-to-date information possible, MedBen has partnered with Deerwalk, Inc. to provide an upgraded data analytics and reporting platform. The strong reporting that MedBen clients come to expect is now even stronger.… more »

03/21/19

  01:56:00 pm, by MedBen5   , 200 words,  
Categories: Announcements, News, Quality, ISO

Successful ISO Audit Confirms MedBen Commitment to Quality

An ongoing commitment to ISO 9001 quality standards requires putting yourself to the test... which is why every six months, MedBen does just that. During our most recent audit on March 14, independent auditor SAI Global reviewed the measures that we’re… more »

03/10/19

MedBen Tops Central Ohio Businesses List

Once again, MedBen has topped the list of Largest Central Ohio Employee Benefits Companies as ranked by Columbus Business First in their February 15, 2019 issue. "While we have clients all across the country, our roots are firmly planted in Central… more »

02/24/19

  11:22:00 pm, by MedBen5   , 311 words,  
Categories: Announcements, News, Health Plan Management, Client Services, MedBen University

MedBen University in Session Soon!

No ivy-covered buildings, no caps and gowns... just useful information to help you get the most value out of your health care plan. That's MedBen University (MBU), soon to begin its 18th season. Our educational seminar series offers practical guidance… more »

02/22/19

  11:58:00 am, by MedBen5   , 197 words,  
Categories: Announcements, Cost savings, Third party administration, Claims management

Talent and Technology Combine to Reduce Claim Costs

MedBen takes pride in its expert claim examiners – indeed, in our most recent audit our team received a payment accuracy rating of 99.9%. But when we receive a claim that merits further inspection, our advanced surveillance system lends a hand.… more »

02/07/19

  04:47:00 pm, by MedBen5   , 248 words,  
Categories: Announcements, Wellness, MedBen Employees, Mental Health, MedBen WellLiving, enCompass

MedBen Employees "Encompass" Total Health (and Time Off)

Like many of our clients, MedBen uses the WellLiving program to promote better physical health companywide. But because many of our staff fancy themselves overachievers, we've upped the ante with "enCompass" – a total wellness package to improve mind… more »

12/30/18

A Note from Our Executive Chairman and President

To our customers, consultants, and brokers: Happy new year from MedBen! In 2018 we celebrated our 80th anniversary, which gave us a chance to reflect on our beginnings and growth as a health benefits manager. It's great to reminisce but we prefer to… more »

12/28/18

  11:17:00 pm, by MedBen5   , 126 words,  
Categories: Announcements, Prescription, Cost savings

2019 Formularies Now Available at MedBen.com

Formulary updates for prescription plans administered by Ventegra and Pharmacy Data Management, Inc. (PDMI) are now available at MedBen.com – simply click on “Plan Sponsors” (for employers) or “Plan Members” (for insureds) and select “Prescription… more »

12/16/18

  11:19:00 pm, by MedBen5   , 276 words,  
Categories: Announcements, News, MedBen Employees

MedBen Employees Play Santa for Local Children

There's no reason why Santa Claus should have to do all the heavy lifting... which is why MedBen is once again happy to lend St. Nick a helping hand! For 19 years in a row, MedBen is participating in the Families Helping Families program. Our employees… more »

Holiday Hours and Friendly Reminders

The staff of MedBen wishes you a very merry Christmas! MedBen will be closed on Monday, December 24 and Christmas Day, and reopen at 8:00 a.m. EST on Wednesday, December 26. Remember that if you need assistance with your health plan when MedBen is… more »

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