About MedBen Rx

Our 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

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 and HIPAA administration. MedBen offers worksite wellness and consumer-driven health plans plus online services and educational tools to optimize these programs.

Allan Zaenger

Allan Zaenger

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.

Brian Fargus

Brian Fargus

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.

Brooke Hupp

Brooke Hupp

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.

Mike Ketron

Mike Ketron

Regional Sales Manager, MedBen

Mike Ketron provides health benefits solutions to current and prospective clients in Indiana, Illinois and Michigan. His insurance work history stretches back over three decades, and in 1992 he opened his own agency specializing in employee benefit plans for both small and large group customers. In his most recent position, he served as Vice President of Self-funded Sales & Marketing for an Indiana-based health care organization. Mike is a longtime member of the National Association of Health Underwriters and served as a local president of the organization.

Lindsay Kirk

Lindsay Kirk

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.

Rx Advocate for Self-Funded Companies

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.

LEARN MORE ABOUT MEDBEN RX ADVOCATE

Rx Alliance for Hospitals, Schools, Colleges, and Other Qualified Organizations

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.

LEARN MORE ABOUT MEDBEN RX ALLIANCE