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10/13/10

  05:28:07 pm, by MedBen5   , 104 words,  
Categories: Announcements

MedBen Launches New Online Portal for Vision Providers

Great news for MedBen VisionPlus providers: MedBen is currently rolling out a new online portal for its vision benefits plan! Available through our MedBen Access website, providers can use the vision portal to determine patient eligibility and submit… more »

10/11/10

  11:57:45 am, by MedBen5   , 143 words,  
Categories: Announcements, Health Plan Management

MedBen Posts New Health Reform Documents to Plan Design, Regulatory Blog Areas

MedBen has added the following health care reform documents to the Plan Design section of the MedBen Blog: Sample Required Notice for Grandfathered Plans Sample Required Notice for Non-Grandfathered Plans PPACA Plan Checklist The Plan… more »

10/08/10

  09:26:32 pm, by MedBen5   , 195 words,  
Categories: Announcements, News, Health Plan Management

Partners Plan Rollout Continues; Website Launched

MedBen’s recent launch of Partners Community Health Plan has been well-received by employer groups and participating agents alike. Now available as a fully-insured product in Marietta and Zanesville, Ohio, Partners will soon be offered in the… more »

10/07/10

  04:04:12 pm, by MedBen5   , 63 words,  
Categories: Announcements

System Upgrades Postposed

The system upgrades MedBen originally scheduled for the coming weekend have been postponed until next week. Beginning on Friday, October 15 at 6:30 p.m. and continuing through late afternoon on Sunday, October 17, MedBen Access will not be available… more »

09/24/10

  02:07:57 pm, by MedBen5   , 58 words,  
Categories: Announcements

System Upgrades Scheduled for October

MedBen will be performing system upgrades over the weekend of October 8. Beginning on Friday, October 8 at 6:30 p.m. and continuing through late afternoon on Sunday, October 10, MedBen Access will not be available while upgrades are made. Clients with… more »

09/17/10

  02:16:37 pm, by MedBen5   , 127 words,  
Categories: Announcements, Health Plan Management

Claims Surveillance System 3-yr. Savings Average 46%

In the three years since MedBen introduced its advanced claims surveillance system, employers have saved an average of 46% on system-managed claims. The September 2007 addition of leading edge surveillance to our other review processes has consistently… more »

09/09/10

  05:06:38 pm, by MedBen5   , 227 words,  
Categories: Announcements, Health Plan Management

Introducing… Partners Community Health Plan

This morning, MedBen launched an exciting new health plan in Southeastern Ohio. The new product, Partners Community Health Plan, is part of a collaboration with Marietta Memorial Hospital, Genesis Healthcare System and Quality Care Partners. It features… more »

08/27/10

  05:06:49 pm, by MedBen5   , 416 words,  
Categories: Announcements, Health Plan Management

MedBen to Provide Plan Guidance for Mental Health Parity Law

New mental health parity legislation may soon impact your group’s plan benefits. In 2008, the federal government enacted the Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008 (MHPAEA). The law generally states… more »

08/20/10

  05:31:37 pm, by MedBen5   , 213 words,  
Categories: Announcements

MedBen Offers Health Care Reform "Webinar"

If you’re interested in attending a MedBen University health care reform seminar but have been unable to so – or if we haven’t made it to your neck of the woods yet – you’re in luck! MedBen will be conducting a special… more »

08/13/10

  05:07:06 pm, by MedBen5   , 104 words,  
Categories: Announcements

MBU Announces Cincinnati Health Care Reform Seminar

MedBen University continues to tour the Midwest this summer, conducting seminars on the topic “Health Care Reform: What Employers Need to Know". Today, MedBen announced an additional MBU session in the Cincinnati area on Thursday, September 9. The… more »

07/26/10

  10:01:38 am, by MedBen5   , 187 words,  
Categories: Announcements, Health Plan Management

MedBen Health Reform Seminars in Full Swing

MedBen University is currently touring the Midwest, speaking to business professionals on the topic, “Health Care Reform: What Employers Need to Know". These free presentations examine the immediate and long-term effects of reform, and offer… more »

07/22/10

  04:34:56 pm, by MedBen1   , 238 words,  
Categories: Announcements, News, Prescription, Health Plan Management

MedBen delivers $976,000 in quarterly pharmacy rebates to clients

MedBen is writing checks to self-funded clients totaling more than $976,000 for quarterly pharmacy rebates this week. And while it may seem routine for MedBen clients, it is far from the norm in the pharmacy benefit management world. In fact, many… more »

07/08/10

  09:26:20 am, by MedBen5   , 207 words,  
Categories: Announcements, Health Plan Management

MedBen Access, FSA/HRA System Now Available Through Single Login

If your group has multiple plans administered by MedBen, it’s more convenient than ever to monitor your combined activity. MedBen Plan members can now access medical, dental, FSA and HRA information using a single user name and password. When… more »

07/06/10

  04:46:21 pm, by MedBen5   , 261 words,  
Categories: Announcements, Health Plan Management

HR Professionals Can Earn Recertification Credits at MBU Seminars

Human Resources Specialists have another important reason to attend one of the health care reform seminars MedBen University (MBU) is conducting this summer. MedBen has requested and received pre-approval from the HR Certification Institute, so HR… more »

07/02/10

  12:49:14 pm, by MedBen5   , 208 words,  
Categories: Announcements, News, Health Plan Management

Federal Government Rolls Out New Reform Programs -- And A New Tanning Tax

With relatively little fanfare, several provisions of the health care reform bill took effect on July 1: High-risk insurance pools are now available nationwide, either from the federal government or one of 30 states that offer their own programs.… more »

06/16/10

  01:54:46 pm, by MedBen5   , 111 words,  
Categories: Announcements

MedBen Virtual Tour Updated

Care to visit MedBen without having to get up from the comfort of your chair? We’ve recently updated our Virtual Tour on MedBen.com so you can take a look around our home office day or night, from anywhere there’s an Internet connection.… more »

06/11/10

  03:52:54 pm, by MedBen5   , 185 words,  
Categories: Announcements, Health Plan Management

MedBen Offers Four Health Care Reform Presentations in July

Since April, MedBen has been meeting with employers throughout the Midwest to speak on the topic, “Health Reform: What Employers Need to Know". In July, we will embark on a special four-state tour to discuss the immediate and long-term effects of… more »

06/08/10

  06:10:28 pm, by MedBen5   , 152 words,  
Categories: Announcements, Health Plan Management

MedBen Claims Surveillance Technology Continues to Spot Savings Potential

MedBen’s advanced claims survelliance system continues to find opportunities for client savings. As of May 31, cumulative savings since September 2007 have exceeded $15.6 million. For the first five months of 2010, savings have averaged more than… more »

05/27/10

  10:49:17 am, by MedBen5   , 124 words,  
Categories: Announcements, Health Plan Management

MBU Health Reform Seminar Sets Attendance Record

Since the March passage of health reform legislation, MedBen University (MBU) has traveled the Midwest conducting seminars that summarize the legislation (all 2,000+ pages of it) and discuss its impact on employer health plans. The May 26 seminar in… more »

05/26/10

  03:29:13 pm, by MedBen5   , 157 words,  
Categories: Announcements, Health Plan Management

Dependent Eligibility Summary Available to MedBen Clients

“Effective as of the first plan year on or after September 23, 2010, a group health plan, including a grandfathered plan, is required to make coverage available under the plan to all dependent adult children, including those children who are… more »

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