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03/25/16

  01:51:00 pm, by MedBen5   , 219 words,  
Categories: Announcements, Prescription, Hospitals, Cost savings, MedBen University

2015 Trend for MedBen Hospital Clients Less Than 3%

At the 14th Annual MedBen Hospital Roundtable on March 24, Vice President of Sales & Marketing Brian Fargus revealed in 2015, total medical and pharmacy costs for the company's hospital block increased only 2.8% from 2014. This continues a five-year… more »

03/11/16

  08:20:00 pm, by MedBen5   , 269 words,  
Categories: Announcements

Clinical Claim Reviews Save MedBen Clients $4.4 Million in 2015

MedBen’s industry-leading clinical claim review process saved clients $4.4 million in 2015, using board-certified physicians to identify and eliminate unnecessary procedures and abusive practices, and opportunistic billing practices. MedBen is one of… more »

03/07/16

  11:11:00 pm, by MedBen5   , 224 words,  
Categories: Announcements, News, Wellness, Heart

MedBen Sponsors AHA HeartChase Fundraiser

MedBen is pleased to serve as a local sponsor of the 2016 Licking County (OH) HeartChase. Created by the American Heart Association (AHA), HeartChase is a community game that offers a healthy competition while raising funds to help fight heart disease.… more »

01/29/16

  09:21:00 pm, by MedBen5   , 365 words,  
Categories: Announcements, News, Health Plan Management, Health Care Reform, Client Services

MedBen University Schedule for Spring 2016

The 2016 season of MedBen University will soon be in session! For the 15th straight year, MedBen will be offering a variety of events that provide attendees with information they can use to be smarter consumers of health care. If you’ve never had the… more »

01/22/16

  05:10:00 pm, by MedBen5   , 224 words,  
Categories: Announcements, News, Wellness

MedBen-sponsored Fun Run Sets New Donation Record

For the third consecutive year, MedBen was pleased to serve as a premier sponsor for the Granville Turkey Trot (GTT). The 5K fun run/walk, held on November 26, 2015, raised $110,000 for the Food Pantry Network of Licking County – $10,000 more than the… more »

12/31/15

  03:49:00 pm, by MedBen5   , 287 words,  
Categories: Announcements

A Note from Our Chairman

To our customers, consultants and brokers: Hard though it may be to believe, yet another year has seemingly flown by. And before we close the book on 2015, we wanted to take a moment to wish you a Happy Holiday season on behalf of the entire MedBen… more »

12/29/15

  07:14:00 pm, by MedBen5   , 430 words,  
Categories: Announcements, News, Health Care Reform, Reporting, IRS

IRS Extends Employer Health Coverage Reporting Deadline

IRS has Filing Requirement Previous Deadline Extended Deadline Sending 1095C forms to their Employees (if a large employer) or 1094B (if a self funded small employer) February 1, 2016 March 31,… more »

12/23/15

  09:02:00 pm, by MedBen5   , 254 words,  
Categories: Announcements, Prescription, Wellness, Consumer-driven Health Plans, Online Services, Client Services

Holiday Hours... and a Few Reminders

The staff of MedBen wishes you all the best for the holiday season and the new year! MedBen will close at Noon on Thursday, December 24, remain closed on Christmas Day, and reopen at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, December 28. For the New Year’s holiday, we will… more »

12/21/15

  10:55:00 pm, by MedBen5   , 328 words,  
Categories: Announcements, News, Health Care Reform, Taxes, Cost savings, IRS

Cadillac Tax Delayed Until 2020

As was widely expected, on December 18 President Obama signed into law the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2016 -- an omnibus spending and tax package that included in its amendments a two-year delay of the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA's) "Cadillac"… more »

12/10/15

  05:07:00 pm, by MedBen5   , 200 words,  
Categories: Announcements, Health Care Reform, Reporting, IRS

ACA Reporting Workshop Videos Available On MedBen TPA YouTube Page

A collection of videos from MedBen's recent Affordable Care Act Reporting Workshop is now available on the MedBen TPA YouTube page. The videos offer in-depth information about complying with IRS reporting requirements as well as line-by-line advice on… more »

12/02/15

  10:11:00 pm, by MedBen5   , 176 words,  
Categories: Announcements, News, Prescription, Health Plan Management

2016 Formularies Now Available on MedBen.com

Formulary updates for prescription plans administered by 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 Formularies” from… more »

11/30/15

  03:49:00 pm, by MedBen5   , 279 words,  
Categories: Announcements, News, Quality

Ten Years After ISO Certification, MedBen Continues To Show Quality Commitment

“The recommendation from this audit is that your certification continues.” On September 16, 2015, a representative from SAI Global conducted a surveillance audit of MedBen to determine its management system’s compliance with ISO 9001 standards, and its… more »

11/25/15

MedBen’s Closed On Thanksgiving, But Online Help Is Available 24/7

We’re quickly approaching the holiday season and opportunities to celebrate with family and friends. As we observe Thanksgiving Day, our offices will be closed on Thursday, November 26 and Friday, November 27. MedBen will reopen on Monday, November 30.… more »

11/23/15

  09:52:00 pm, by MedBen5   , 372 words,  
Categories: Announcements

Corn, McCune Among MedBen Employees Honored at Recognition Ceremony

At an employee appreciation event on Friday, October 23, MedBen honored employees who have reached anniversary benchmarks in 2015. The recognition presentation was co-hosted by MedBen Chairman & CEO Doug Freeman and President & COO Kurt Harden.… more »

10/30/15

  04:34:00 pm, by MedBen5   , 263 words,  
Categories: Announcements, Wellness

MedBen Sponsors 10th Annual Granville Turkey Trot

For the third year in a row, MedBen is pleased to promote healthier lifestyles while supporting a worthy cause through its sponsorship of the Granville Turkey Trot (GTT), a 5K fun run/walk. Taking place in Granville, Ohio on Thanksgiving morning… more »

10/21/15

  10:21:00 pm, by MedBen5   , 243 words,  
Categories: Announcements, Health Care Reform

Buyer Beware: When Approached with ACA Scare Tactics, Call MedBen

Several clients have brought to our attention recent attempts by non-MedBen-affiliated brokers to generate business through the use of scare tactics. Specifically, they are using the looming threat of the “Cadillac” tax and other Affordable Care Act… more »

10/09/15

  10:59:00 pm, by MedBen5   , 232 words,  
Categories: Announcements, News, Health Care Reform, Taxes

If Repeal Fails, Exempting CDHPs From Cadillac Tax May Provide Compromise

Even though the idea of repealing the "Cadillac" Tax has increasing support from Republicans and Democrats alike, the resulting budget shortfall means that President Obama would probably veto even a bipartisan bill. With that in mind, Bill Sweetnam of… more »

09/23/15

  10:36:00 pm, by MedBen5   , 373 words,  
Categories: Announcements, News, Health Plan Management

MedBen Offers Health Coverage Data Reporting Services

As you know, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and its supporting regulations require that all employers offering health benefits to their employees report on certain health coverage information. Health coverage data collected during 2015 must be aggregated… more »

09/10/15

  11:08:00 pm, by MedBen5   , 303 words,  
Categories: Announcements, News, Prescription, Cost savings

Drug Costs On Pace For Major Increases In 2016

From BenefitsPro: “A survey of 60 leading health care vendors conducted by Aon, a major human resources consulting firm, shows that the cost of prescription drugs is on pace to increase by 10 percent in the next year, up from the estimated 6.3 increase… more »

09/09/15

  11:14:00 pm, by MedBen5   , 276 words,  
Categories: Announcements

Nearly Half Of U.S. Adults Have Diabetes Or Are At Risk

A new study suggests that diabetes continues to be a national problem -- and reinforces the need for a greater emphasis on personal wellness. According to a paper published in JAMA, 12.4% of U.S. adults had diabetes from 2011 to 2012. Most of these… more »

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