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MedBen Rx Clients Still Saving in Midst of Rising Drug Prices

It is not uncommon for drug manufacturers to raise prescription drug prices at the beginning of the year, and 2020 is no exception. According to new consultancy data, U.S. drug prices increased an average of 5.3 percent on January 1st. Among the common medications...

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Research Suggests Statins Linked to Anti-Cancer Benefits

According to American Heart Association, about 40 million adults in the U.S. take a statin to lower their cholesterol and reduce the risk for heart disease – and new research suggests that they might also be getting an added anti-cancer benefit. The study found that...

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Heart Medication Therapy Can Be Just as Effective as Surgery

At the annual meeting of the American Heart Association, researchers reported that patients who received drug therapy alone did not experience more heart attacks or die more often than those who also received bypass surgery or stents – further evidence that a...

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MedBen Rx Solutions for Prescription Pricing

Prescription drug pricing is regularly a hot topic in the news and from political candidates. While lawmakers seek to address consumer concerns, MedBen already has innovative pharmacy solutions in place that offer employers price transparency and cost savings. With...

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MedBen Rx Advocate Eliminates the “Spread”

A key to reducing pharmacy plan costs is to eliminate the use of spread pricing – the difference between what pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) charge employer plans for drugs and what the actual pharmacy pays for them. Often, this “spread” can be substantial, as PBMs...

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MedBen Ahead of Pharmacy Costs

An article released by Health Payer Intelligence focuses on the concern that employers have about the rising cost of health care. More specifically, the article states that with 85 percent of employers surveyed, pharmacy pricing was their predominant concern going...

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MedBen Rx Advocate: No Inflation, No Discounts, No Gimmicks

If you’re tired of trying to figure out all of the confusing lingo and mathematics of the pharmaceutical world, MedBen Rx Advocate is for you. Our straightforward approach to pharmacy solutions has been proven to save clients money and the best part is, you only need...

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Pharmacy Rebates that Cost You Money

Many employers get caught up in the promised savings offered by rebate guarantees… but little do they know this could actually be costing them money, for several reasons. The first issue with rebate guarantees is that the most significant rebates are associated with...

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