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06/11/13

  05:20:16 pm, by MedBen5   , 127 words,  
Categories: Announcements

MedBen Releases ICD-10 Readiness Statement

In anticipation of the national changeover from current ICD-9 medical diagnosis and inpatient procedure codes to ICD-10 in 2014, MedBen has released this Readiness Statement: “MedBen will be fully compliant with the upcoming ICD-10 mandate by the… more »

05/24/13

  08:43:00 pm, by MedBen5   , 238 words,  
Categories: Announcements, Prescription, Health Plan Management

MedBen Closed On Memorial Day, But Online Services Available

The staff of MedBen want to wish you and your family a happy and safe Memorial Day! Our home office will be closed on Monday, May 27 in observance of the holiday. We will reopen at 8:00 a.m. Tuesday, May 28, 2012. During this time, please remember… more »

05/13/13

  09:31:26 pm, by MedBen5   , 172 words,  
Categories: Announcements, News, Health Plan Management

HHS Asking Businesses For Donations To Promote Reform Law

Following a refusal by Congress to provide extra funding to set up the Affordable Care Act, the Obama administration has turned to the private sector for help. The Washington Post reports that Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius has… more »

05/08/13

  03:57:55 pm, by MedBen5   , 949 words,  
Categories: Announcements

MedBen Celebrates 75 Years of Providing Employer Health Benefits Services

May 8th marks the 75th anniversary of health care benefits management company MedBen. Initially specializing in group hospitalization plans, the Newark, Ohio-based business has greatly expanded its operations to provide a variety of benefits services to… more »

04/30/13

  04:01:48 pm, by MedBen5   , 271 words,  
Categories: Announcements, Health Plan Management

Join Us At MedBen University On May 7!

MedBen University (MBU) is in session! Members of the MedBen team as well as other health care benefits professionals are traveling the Midwest this spring to share timely information about health care issues that are of importance to employers like… more »

04/25/13

  01:05:52 pm, by MedBen5   , 147 words,  
Categories: Announcements

Majority Of ER Visits Avoidable, Study Finds

More than two out of three emergency room visits are avoidable, finds a new study by Truven Health Analytics. According to Employee Benefit News, researchers examined insurance claims data for over 6.5 million emergency department visits made in… more »

03/26/13

  09:24:46 am, by MedBen5   , 151 words,  
Categories: Announcements, News, Health Plan Management

Sequestration Will Reduce Small Business Health Care Tax Credit

Barring congressional action, the recent budget sequestration will require reductions in the Small Business Health Care Tax Credit for some small tax-exempt employers, the Internal Revenue Service has announced. Accounting Today reports that the… more »

03/21/13

  02:07:36 pm, by MedBen5   , 182 words,  
Categories: Announcements, News, Wellness, Health Plan Management

MedBen Government Client Costs Trending Downward

MedBen conducted its annual Government Roundtable for current and prospective municipality clients omn March 21. And just like at its hospital-focused seminar a week earlier, Vice President of Sales and Marketing Brian Fargus had some good news to… more »

03/14/13

  04:39:01 pm, by MedBen5   , 227 words,  
Categories: Announcements, News, Health Plan Management

MedBen Hospital Groups See Savings In 2012

Hospital groups administered by MedBen saw cost declines in 2012, Vice President of Sales and Marketing Brian Fargus announced today at the company’s 11th Annual Hospital Roundtable. Fargus said that the average cost per employee per year for… more »

03/12/13

  04:50:42 pm, by MedBen5   , 197 words,  
Categories: Announcements

MedBen Passes ISO Surveillance Audit

MedBen has once again successfully completed an ISO 9001:2008 Surveillance Audit. On Thursday, March 7, auditors from SAI Global reviewed the company’s management system to ensure that it continued to comply with established ISO standards, and… more »

03/06/13

  03:37:09 pm, by MedBen5   , 509 words,  
Categories: Announcements, Health Plan Management

MedBen Unveils Revamped MedBen.com Website

MedBen is pleased to announce the completion of a total update to the MedBen.com website! We’ve reworked the site from top to bottom with the express goal of making it as easy to use as possible. We invite you to take the new site for a test… more »

02/19/13

  06:14:43 pm, by MedBen5   , 279 words,  
Categories: Announcements

MedBen Online Services Briefly Unavailable During Generator Installation

This Saturday (February 23), MedBen is upgrading its current generator, targeted to keep phones and systems working in case of a power outage, to a new generator which will maintain all MedBen operations – from claims processing to customer service and… more »

12/31/12

  03:32:33 pm, by MedBen5   , 224 words,  
Categories: Announcements

Happy New Year from MedBen!

As 2012 draws to a close, we would like to take a moment to thank our clients for putting your trust in MedBen. We recognize how important health care benefits are to the continued well-being of your employees, and administering those benefits on your… more »

12/26/12

  12:09:09 pm, by MedBen5   , 240 words,  
Categories: Announcements, Prescription, Health Plan Management

MedBen Closes Early Today, But Online Services Available

Because of the growing winter storm in the Central Ohio area, MedBen will close at Noon on December 26, We will reopen at 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, December 27. Remember… no matter the weather, MedBen online services are always available! Our Our… more »

12/07/12

  03:43:03 pm, by MedBen5   , 166 words,  
Categories: Announcements, Prescription, Health Plan Management

2013 MedBen Formularies Now Available

Formulary updates for prescription plans administered by Pharmacy Data Management, Inc. (PDMI) are now available at the Forms area of MedBen.com. The new formularies become effective January 1, 2013. If you still need a 2012 formulary, they will be… more »

11/30/12

  04:48:20 pm, by MedBen5   , 297 words,  
Categories: Announcements

MedBen Executive Administrator Marcia Parr Retires

We’d like to take a moment to recognize Marcia Parr, Executive Administrator and Quality Coordinator for MedBen, who retired today after 21 years of service. Since joining MedBen in October of 1991, Marcia has served as Chairman Doug Freeman’s… more »

11/21/12

  01:48:20 pm, by MedBen5   , 240 words,  
Categories: Announcements

Special Thanksgiving Hours at MedBen

MedBen would like to wish you and your family a happy Thanksgiving! Please note that our home office will be closed on Thanksgiving, Thursday, November 22, and Friday, November 23 to observe the holiday. We will reopen at 8:00 a.m. Monday, November 26.… more »

11/05/12

  12:12:52 pm, by MedBen5   , 173 words,  
Categories: Announcements, Health Plan Management

Partners Community Health Plan Debuts "How To" Video

Partners Community Health Plan was designed by MedBen and its hospital and business partners to provide plan members with better health care at a better cost. Now, in order to help members best realize this goal, Partners has created a short, simple and… more »

10/19/12

  04:32:20 pm, by MedBen5   , 405 words,  
Categories: Announcements, News

MedBen Honors Freeman, Delcher and Harris for 25 Years of Service

Three MedBen employees, including Chairman of the Board & CEO Doug Freeman, were honored for 25 years of service at an employee appreciation luncheon on Friday, October 5. Employees who had reached other anniversary benchmarks were also recognized… more »

10/04/12

  05:04:43 pm, by MedBen5   , 248 words,  
Categories: Announcements

MedBen Closing Early On October 5; Online Services Available

On Friday, October 5, MedBen will be closing at 12:00 p.m. EST for a companywide recognition banquet. We will reopen on Monday, October 8 at 8:00 a.m. EST. Although our customer service department will be closed early that day, you can still get… more »

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