About MedBen RxOur expert pharmaceutical advice is backed by 80 years of proven health care claims and benefit administration experience and knowledge.
MedBen Rx Team
Our expert benefits management team understands prescription benefits. We know how to navigate through the Nonprofit Institutions Act (allowing qualified hospitals to buy drugs at lowest legal prices) to transparency in cost plus prescription pricing (versus margin-manipulating list less pricing) MedBen offers solutions for lower prescription prices.
Consider each one an extension of your team. You will benefit from their expertise and they will help you provide more value for your prescription benefits program.
MedBen’s Industry Expertise
MedBen Analytics is software that empowers you by turning your Medicare claims data into actionable insights, allowing you to keep and even make more money through the Medicare Bundled Payment Program.
MedBen Health Benefits
MedBen offers third party administrator (TPA) group health care benefit services, including medical, dental, vision, and COBRA administration. MedBen offers worksite wellness and consumer-driven health plans plus online services and educational tools to optimize these programs.
President and CEO, MedBen
Joining MedBen in 1991, Kurt Harden became President and COO of the Ohio-based health benefits management company in 2012 and was named CEO in 2018. Harden has overseen the development of innovative, cost-saving solutions for pharmacy plans, as well as strategies for claims management, worksite wellness and data analysis. He is also active in his community, serving in a variety of volunteer and elected positions with local business, governmental, and educational organizations. Kurt holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communication/Public Policy from Bowling Green State University.
Vice President of Sales & Marketing, MedBen
Brian Fargus directs the sales efforts for MedBen, a leader in health benefits management. He also oversees marketing for MedBen Rx as well as a variety of self-funded services, including consumer-driven products and the MedBen WellLiving wellness program. Brian has been in the insurance industry since 1992, working in life insurance, HMO, Medicare Advantage, and brokerage services before joining MedBen in 2000. Brian has a Bachelor of Science degree from West Liberty University in West Virginia.
Regional Sales Manager, MedBen
Brooke Hupp serves the health benefits needs of current and prospective clients in portions of Ohio, Kentucky, and Tennessee. Her work history includes a claims representative position with a national insurer that allowed her to work closely with various members of the health care industry. Brooke is a graduate of The Ohio State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Sciences and Health Management.
Regional Sales Manager, MedBen
Lindsay Kirk offers health benefits savings strategies to current and prospective clients in most areas of Ohio. She joined MedBen in 2011 as a member of the Client Services department. and has wide-ranging experience in sales, having served six years in pharmaceutical sales prior to starting at MedBen, and various sales positions before that. Lindsay is a graduate of The Ohio State University with a Bachelor of Science degree.
President and CEO, Pharmaceutical Horizons
In 1989, Allan Zaenger formed Pharmaceutical Horizons, which provides consulting and custom program design for the management of drug cost and utilization. Prior to opening his company, he was Vice President of Professional Affairs for the Iowa Pharmacists Association. While in Iowa, he designed, implemented and managed a joint program of patient specific drug use review for the state’s Medicaid drug program. He also was directly involved in establishing a pharmacy services company, Pharmacy NETWORK of Iowa, that worked with HMO employer groups and Blue Cross and Blue Shield in prescription benefits administration and drug utilization review.
MedBen Rx Advocate helps you to clearly understand what you are actually paying for prescription drugs. MedBen Rx Advocate’s focus is on "cost plus" rather than "list less" pricing. No convoluted margin manipulation – just straightforward, transparent pricing. You receive 100% of the rebate savings, too.
The MedBen Rx Alliance program builds partnerships that result in lower prescription prices and stronger communities. MedBen Rx Alliance helps qualified hospitals purchase and distribute drugs at the lowest legal prices to qualified organizations.