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10/15/14

  10:06:00 pm, by MedBen5   , 218 words,  
Categories: Announcements, News, Health Plan Management

MedBen Welcomes Ricketts to Sales & Marketing Team

MedBen is pleased to announce the addition of Brooke Ricketts to the MedBen Sales and Marketing team. In her role as Regional Sales Manager, Ricketts will serve current and prospective MedBen clients in Indiana and Southwestern Ohio. Ricketts comes to… more »

09/17/14

  09:30:00 pm, by MedBen5   , 267 words,  
Categories: Announcements, News, Prescription, Wellness, Health Plan Management

Painkiller Statistics Underscore Need For Alternate Care Solutions

Two major news organizations have approached a new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report from differing perspectives. "Prescription painkiller deaths slowing down," says USA Today, while ABC News warns "Prescription drug deaths keep rising."… more »

09/02/14

  12:52:54 pm, by MedBen5   , 392 words,  
Categories: Announcements, Prescription

Comparing Pharmacy Costs Isn't Just About Dollars And Cents

A common misconception about buying prescription drugs is that all pharmacies charge the same price for their products, so it doesn’t matter which one you use. The reality is very different, however. Optometrist Ali Khoshnevis, MD writes on the… more »

08/29/14

  11:42:38 am, by MedBen5   , 203 words,  
Categories: Announcements, Health Plan Management, Consumer-driven Health Plans, Online Services

We're Closed Labor Day, But Online Services Stay Open

Happy Labor Day from MedBen…we hope everyone enjoys the three-day weekend and sends out the summer on a high note! We’ll be closed on Monday, September 1 to celebrate the holiday and will reopen at 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 2.… more »

04/25/14

  04:07:24 pm, by MedBen5   , 251 words,  
Categories: Announcements, News, Health Care Reform

MedBen Offers Clients ACA Transition Relief Summary

Earlier this year, the Obama administration announced a delay in the enforcement of the employer mandate. Originally scheduled to take effect January 2014, the Affordable Care Act rule that employers with 50 or more full-time workers provide health… more »

04/15/14

  04:38:57 pm, by MedBen5   , 267 words,  
Categories: Announcements, News, Health Plan Management, Health Care Reform

MedBen Offers Clients Transitional Reinsurance and PCORI Fee Services

In order to help its self-funded clients properly calculate and file their 2014 Transitional Reinsurance (TR) and PCORI Fees as required under the Affordable Care Act, MedBen offers a variety of services at multiple price points. Our services range from… more »

02/06/14

  03:56:50 pm, by kthran   , 298 words,  
Categories: Announcements, Wellness

February Means Heart Disease Awareness

February is all about hearts… and not just the chocolate-filled variety. This month is also dedicated to raising awareness about heart disease and increasing your knowledge about prevention. According to the Centers for Disease Control, heart disease… more »

01/21/14

  11:12:05 am, by MedBen5   , 392 words,  
Categories: Announcements, News, Health Plan Management, Health Care Reform, Taxes

MedBen to Help Clients Do the "Pay or Play" Math

As you are probably aware, employers who employ at least 50 employees as of their first plan year on or after January 1st of this year must cover all employees who work at least 30 hours per week under their health coverage. Starting January 1st of… more »

01/10/14

  02:47:28 pm, by kthran   , 546 words,  
Categories: Announcements, News

MedBen Forms Health Insurance Captive for Smaller Businesses

Benefits management company MedBen has introduced its first reinsurance captive program for businesses that self-fund their health plans, according to its President and COO Kurt Harden. Offered in partnership with HCC Life, this unique coverage option… more »

01/06/14

  04:10:00 pm, by kthran   , 317 words,  
Categories: Announcements, Wellness

January is Healthy Weight Awareness Month

For millions of Americans, the subject of weight weighs heavy on the mind – not to mention, a little around the middle – as we begin a new year. As we pack away festive holiday decorations (and, perhaps, sneak in one last holiday cookie) many of us… more »

12/31/13

  10:21:15 am, by MedBen5   , 239 words,  
Categories: Announcements, Health Plan Management, Health Care Reform

A Note From Our Chairman

To our customers, consultants and brokers: On behalf of all of the entire MedBen staff, Kurt Harden and I want to wish you a Happy New Year! I don’t have to tell you that this has been a challenging year from an employee benefit plan perspective. But I… more »

12/24/13

  08:00:00 am, by MedBen5   , 178 words,  
Categories: Announcements, Prescription, Wellness, Health Plan Management

We’ll Be Home For Christmas… But Not MedBen Access

MedBen will close at Noon on Tuesday, December 24, remain closed on Christmas Day, and reopen at 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, December 26. For the New Year’s holiday, we will be open regular hours on Tuesday, December 31, closed on Wednesday, January 1, and… more »

12/16/13

  10:43:23 am, by MedBen5   , 225 words,  
Categories: Announcements, News, Wellness

Granville Turkey Trot Raises $78,000 For Food Pantry Network

MedBen was pleased to serve as the premier sponsor for last month’s 2013 Granville Turkey Trot (GTT). Presented by St. Luke’s Church, the 5K fun run/walk raised $78,000 for the Food Pantry Network, a cooperative which helps to ensure that… more »

12/10/13

  02:33:13 pm, by MedBen5   , 245 words,  
Categories: Announcements, News, Health Plan Management, Taxes

MedBen Offers Clients W-2 Reporting Options

To help clients determine the value of health care coverage to be reported on their employees’ W-2 Forms, this year MedBen will offer two different reporting information options: A basic eligibility report or a full W-2 report. Basic… more »

11/27/13

  02:35:52 pm, by MedBen5   , 283 words,  
Categories: Announcements, Health Plan Management

MedBen's Closed For Thanksgiving, But Online Services Stay Open

Happy Thanksgiving from the staff of MedBen! We hope that you and your family have a safe and relaxing holiday. To observe the holiday, MedBen will be closed on Thursday, November 28 and Friday, November 29. We will reopen at 8:00 a.m. on Monday,… more »

11/26/13

  04:26:18 pm, by MedBen5   , 176 words,  
Categories: Announcements, Prescription

2014 Drug Formularies Available At 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… more »

11/18/13

  10:35:21 am, by MedBen5   , 247 words,  
Categories: Announcements, Health Plan Management

MedBen Saves Money For Employers In Licking County (And Everywhere Else)

Earlier this year, MedBen celebrated its 75th anniversary. A key to our longevity is the unwavering support of businesses in Licking County, Ohio – where our business was founded in 1938, and where we’re proud to still call home today.… more »

11/12/13

  04:41:47 pm, by MedBen5   , 245 words,  
Categories: Announcements, News, Wellness

MedBen A Proud Sponsor Of Granville Turkey Trot

MedBen is pleased to be the premier sponsor of the 2013 Granville Turkey Trot (GTT). This 5K fun run/walk, which takes place on the morning of Thursday, November 28, is Licking County, Ohio’s biggest single-day fundraising event. Over 2,000 Turkey… more »

10/24/13

  03:02:36 pm, by MedBen5   , 296 words,  
Categories: Announcements

MedBen Honors Benchmark Anniversaries At Employee Ceremony

At an employee appreciation luncheon on Friday, October 18, MedBen honored employees who have reached anniversary benchmarks in 2013. Receiving special congratulations was Director of Accounting Operations Anita Sheppard, who is celebrating her 25th… more »

10/16/13

  05:07:49 pm, by MedBen5   , 244 words,  
Categories: Announcements, Prescription, Wellness, Health Plan Management

We're Closing Early This Friday, But Online Services Always Open

On Friday, October 18, MedBen will be closing at 12:00 p.m. EST for a companywide recognition event. We will reopen at 8:00 a.m. EST on Monday, October 21. Although our client service departments will be closed early that day, you can still get answers… more »

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