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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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With MedBen Rx, Employers Pay Only What’s Necessary

The MedBen Rx approach to drug pricing is straightforward. We keep client costs low by reimbursing pharmacies what they pay for prescription drugs, plus a reasonable dispensing fee. By doing so, we ensure that self-funded employers get the maximum value from their...

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Price Disclosure in Rx Ads Doesn’t Tell Full Story

The Trump administration recently announced that drug makers will now have to include prices in their TV advertising beginning this summer. Prescription drug cost transparency is a good thing… and MedBen makes transparency a keystone of its pharmacy plans, so clients...

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MedBen Clients Reduced Costs Nearly 3% Using Rx Solutions

In an era where employer pharmacy plans routinely face annual double-digit cost increases, MedBen clients are seeing things differently. Employers who utilized MedBen pharmacy solutions in their 2018 plans realized an average 2.7% decrease in per-member spending from...

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MedBen Introduces Enhanced Reporting Platform

To give employers the most accurate and up-to-date information possible, MedBen has partnered with Deerwalk, Inc. to provide an upgraded data analytics and reporting platform. The strong reporting that MedBen clients come to expect is now even stronger. With our...

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Overprescribing Drugs Raises Costs, Health Risks

The ongoing movement to reduce prescription drug spending focuses primarily on the cost factor. But as Shannon Brownlee and Judith Garber contend in a Stat opinion piece, overprescribing of drugs also carries financial and health risks. "Between 2000 and 2012, the...

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Rx Spending Hikes Call for Smart Solutions

In just four years, U.S. retail prescription drug spending grew nearly 27%... a substantial increase that illustrates the need for pharmacy solutions like those available through MedBen Rx. A new report from the Pew Charitable Trusts found that annual spending on...

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All MedBen Clients Can Benefit from Rx Solutions

MedBen Rx offers employers a better way to provide and manage prescription benefits, regardless of their size or industry type. Our pharmacy solutions counter inflated prescription list prices with common-sense reimbursement methods. Self-funded employers can take...

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Government Fixes to Rx Prices a Slippery Slope

A recent Wall Street Journal editorial warns that government efforts to address prescription drug prices could produce undesirable consequences… and it's why MedBen Rx believes that market-driven solutions are the preferable method to reducing consumer costs. As the...

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Biggest? Nope. Best? That’s the Goal.

High-profile health care companies continue to buy each other in an effort to be “biggest and best.” Meanwhile, MedBen continues to grow as it has for over 80 years... by providing clients with superior benefits management services. A quick recap: Anthem Health will...

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