MedBen Rx Blog

Combat High-cost Drug Marketing with Comparative Effectiveness

From Benefits Pro: “The median launch price of a new drug in the US soared from $2,115 in 2008 to $180,007 in 2021, a 20% annual inflation rate over the period, researchers at Harvard-affiliated Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston found.”Contributing to these...

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Avoid the PBM Rebate Games

MedBen Rx has prepared a whitepaper detailing the games pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) play with administrative and rebate credits. PBMs focus on fixed cost savings to make you think you’re saving on prescription costs… but a closer look reveals that you’re...

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Download the 2022 MedBen Client Report Now!

Download the 2022 MedBen Client Report Now! This year’s Client Report focuses on: New solutions like MedBen Rx comparative effectiveness, air ambulance reviews, No Surprises Act administrative services, and HealthJoy TPA+, as well as improvements to our MedBen...

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MedBen Rx Comparative Effectiveness Saves Client $2.89 Million

MedBen Rx comparative effectiveness represents the next generation of pharmacy solutions, saving the employer money while also impacting member health. One such client recently engaged MedBen Rx to help them implement a pharmacy benefit design driven by clinical...

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MedBen Rx Solutions Let You Call the Shots

Pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) are profiting at the expense of consumers and payers, finds a new report from the PBM Accountability Group. MedBen Rx counters such tactics with pharmacy solutions that ensure you know exactly what a drug costs. From Benefits Pro:...

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Save 10-40% on Rx Costs by Using the Most Effective Drugs

MedBen Rx comparative effectiveness brings clinical research and employers together to find the most effective drugs at the best cost. You can save 10-40% on pharmacy costs by changing to drugs with better outcomes. The benefits of comparative effectiveness include:...

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Are Generics Always Your Best Rx Value?

Generic doesn’t always mean cheap. As this list recently compiled by GoodRx demonstrates, the monthly cost of some popular generic drugs can actually rival or exceed well-known brand medications. MedBen Rx comparative effectiveness ensures that members are using the...

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Get Total Transparency in Pharmacy Management

Lack of disclosure is a common theme for many pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs), be it with employers or state governments. From Benefits Pro: “At least a half-dozen states and the District of Columbia are investigating pharmacy benefit managers, The Wall Street...

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