Trusted Pre-Tax Employee Benefits Administrator Now Offers MyMedicalShopper’s Suite of Healthcare Cost-Saving Tools
Portsmouth, NH and Unionville, CT – May 7, 2019 – MMS Analytics, Inc. dba MyMedicalShopper, a leading provider of healthcare price transparency solutions, and Advanced Benefit Strategies, Inc. (ABS), an industry leader in pre-tax employee benefits administration based in Connecticut, are partnering to give consumers more choice and control with respect to their healthcare spending. Today the companies announced the partnership, making MyMedicalShopper’s advanced healthcare price transparency software and cost-saving employer tools available to Advanced Benefit Strategies clients.
ABS can now deliver MyMedicalShopper’s suite of products, which bring cutting-edge price transparency technology, robust claims analytics, and streamlined administration to employers and their employees. MyMedicalShopper™, MyMedicalRewards™, and their powerful MyMedicalMetrics™ employer analytics package are now available to ABS’s entire client base. In addition, with ClaimsFlow™, the MyMedicalShopper suite will be tightly integrated with ABS’s administrative platform for those clients who leverage their benefit administration services.
“We are excited to be partnering with Advanced Benefit Strategies to bring integrated solutions to their clients to help them control their healthcare costs,” says MyMedicalShopper co-founder and CEO, Mark Galvin. “We look for partners who work hard to find creative solutions to address their customers’ pain points. By partnering with progressive benefit advisors and administrators, we can collectively reverse the trend of rising healthcare costs for businesses and their employees alike.”
For ABS, this integrated new offering is a significant step towards an improved health benefits environment for their pre-tax flexible benefit clients and a complete service offering for those clients with consumer-driven health plans (CDHP).
“We are always trying to look at employee benefits from our clients’ perspective,” says Steve Repka, President of Advanced Benefit Services. “We have been administering pre-tax employee benefits for more than 25 years, and we’ve seen first-hand how the healthcare landscape has changed. Today’s consumers need better information and tools to help them reduce healthcare costs. We’re excited to be pairing our consumer-directed health accounts with the MyMedicalShopper solution for our clients and their employees.”
MyMedicalShopper is a comprehensive platform for employers designed to drive down the cost of healthcare while improving employee benefits. The platform includes the nation’s leading medical price transparency tools for employees, dynamic rewards programs, and robust analytics packages for employers.
MyMedicalShopper is available through benefit brokers and consultants serving both the fully insured and self-funded employer markets. MyMedicalShopper provides a comprehensive platform for employers who want to take control of their healthcare costs and empower their employees with a tool that makes shopping for medical care as easy as a Google search.
MyMedicalRewards™ provides a dynamic HRA or HSA funding mechanism that drives good consumer behavior even when employees are spending employer dollars. It combines reference-pricing models with the MyMedicalShopper shopping experience to reward employees for choosing low-cost, high-quality medical care, thus reducing medical claims.
MyMedicalShopper’s Employer Dashboard provides CEOs, CFOs, and HR leadership with direct visibility into their group’s claims experience, engagement with MMS programs, and realization of savings. MyMedicalMetrics™ is an enhanced feature of this dashboard—a robust claims analytics package that shows employers exactly how their employees are victimized by hidden pricing, inadvertently driving up their own costs and overall claims experience for the group. Employers can use this new information to team up with their employees, identify specific savings opportunities, and build targeted campaigns that drive meaningful behavior change and claims reduction for their groups.
ClaimsFlow automates much of the administrative burden and error-prone human processes involved in adjudicating employee reimbursements for CDH accounts. Participants can leverage connections to more than 100 insurance carrier and health plan member portals to facilitate rapid adjudication of claim reimbursements and automatic substantiation of debit card transactions.
About MMS Analytics, Inc. (www.MyMedicalShopper.com)
MMS Analytics, Inc. dba MyMedicalShopper™ is a big data company on a mission to revolutionize healthcare. The company was started out of the need to bring transparency to consumers and the companies who provide healthcare benefits to their employees—providing the leverage needed to make solid decisions on their healthcare and improve their quality of life. Consumers previously unaware of price variations in procedures and testing can utilize real-time health insurance plan pricing information that makes it possible to choose care based on price, quality, and convenience. Experts document that as much as $1 trillion could be slashed annually from the cost of healthcare in the U.S. MyMedicalShopper aims to transform the healthcare industry into a fair market for consumers.
About Advanced Benefit Strategies, Inc (www.abs125.com)
Since 1993, Advanced Benefit Strategies (ABS) has been an industry leader in Section 125 Flexible Spending Account administration, Cafeteria Plans, Transit & Commuter Tax Benefits, Section 105 Health Reimbursement Arrangements, and COBRA administration. Located in Unionville, CT, Advanced Benefit Strategies (ABS), is a third-party administrator of pre-tax employee benefits focused on delivering hassle-free, Section 125 cafeteria, flexible benefit administration for over 700 employers across the country and 14,000+ plan participants. Every year, businesses, associations, municipalities, and non-profits look to ABS for impartial, confidential pre-tax, flexible benefit plan administration services. Give your employees a raise and your company a tax break, with a no-hassle Flex Plan from ABS.
Advanced Benefit Strategies
Stephen J. Repka, II