ArmadaCare News & Insights

We’d like to share our latest happenings and provide insights on trending topics related to employee health benefits:

  • News – Check out where we’re making headlines and see our recent media releases. Be sure to visit frequently for our newest updates.
  • Insights – Explore issues related to the workforce, such as talent retention, employee benefits and overall well-being.
In the news

Check out this new American Medical Association (AMA) article “New group benefits help practices recruit, retain talented staff.”

ArmadaCare and AMA Insurance Agency, Inc. are collaborating to bring physician practices exclusive access to specialized benefits and services, known as the AMA Insurance Supplemental Health Insurance Program. Learn more in this AMA article.

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Press Release

AMA Insurance Launches New Program to Support Mental Health Needs

Chicago, Illinois—October 13, 2021—AMA Insurance Agency, Inc., a subsidiary of the American Medical Association, today introduced a new program to help physician groups address the mental health and behavioral health needs of their employees. Through the AMA Insurance Supplemental Health Insurance Program, physician practices have exclusive access to the WellPak insurance plan developed by ArmadaCare, […]

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Press Release

AMA Insurance Launches New Supplemental Health Insurance Program for Physician Practices

Chicago, Illinois—October 13, 2021—AMA Insurance Agency, Inc., a subsidiary of the American Medical Association, today introduced a new supplemental health insurance program designed to help physician groups create tailored and tax-efficient benefit packages that stand out from the competition. Through the AMA Insurance Supplemental Health Insurance Program, physician practices have exclusive access to specialized benefit […]

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Accessing the C-Suite: Bringing Employee Benefits to the Decision-Maker

Earlier this month, ArmadaCare attended a conference called Ascend where agency leaders go to discover innovative strategies and resources to differentiate and grow their benefits firm. The conference focuses on helping employee benefits firms Remain relevant Stay independent Become more profitable Achieve more organic growth With these goals in mind, our CEO, Ed Walker, recorded […]

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Myth Busters: Are Medical Reimbursement Plans Too Expensive?

Medical reimbursement plans, also known as expense reimbursed insurance, have gotten a bad rap as an expensive supplemental option. However, like most things, this statement just isn’t that simple. Let’s look a little deeper. When people think of medical reimbursement plans, they typically think of 1 of 2 things. Health reimbursement accounts: As the name […]

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“Best-in-Class” Customer Satisfaction Rating 3 Years in a Row

For 3 years running, ArmadaCare has received a “best-in-class” Net Promoter Score (NPS). Up 14 full points from our first NPS calculation, our score of +72 once again ranks us with the leading companies in customer satisfaction, like Amazon (+73), Southwest (+62), and Zappos (+57). Scores range from -100 to +100, with scores of +50 […]

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Resolve to Equate Health and Wealth

The season of resolutions is upon us! Gyms are packed, and grocery lists are full of healthy greens and fruits, but that dedication to health can be easily forgotten when monetary value comes into play. For employees, employers and brokers alike, its time to make a health AND wealth resolution, to hold both ideas in […]

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4 Signs You Should Be Using Expense Reimbursed Medical Insurance

Expense reimbursed medical insurance is a type of employer-paid supplemental benefit that provides broad, additional coverage for out-of-pocket medical expenses in the form of reimbursements up to the specified limit. While you may know about this type of supplemental insurance in theory, it may be harder to know when to use it in practice. Let’s […]

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Inside Look Video Series: Underwriting Insight

What makes Ultimate Health and our other products so powerful? They can work for companies of all different types and sizes. They can also be layered onto almost any primary healthcare plan, offered to select employee groups as desired by the employer and be written for the first of any month. That’s the beauty of […]

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Complementary Benefits

Inside Look Video Series: Is Ultimate Health a Gap Plan?

Is Ultimate health a gap plan? It’s a question we hear a lot. Namely because the word “gap” has a lot of ideas attached to it. Similar to the word “supplemental,” when people hear “gap,” their minds typically jump to what are known as worksite voluntary plans, like critical illness or cancer policies. These kinds […]

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Benefit Trends

What National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation Can Teach Us About Healthcare Benefits Strategy

As is often the case this time of year, I found myself half-watching another classic holiday movie as I ate a late dinner and answered some emails. It was National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, a movie I’d seen countless times, so I was paying little attention as the boss was kidnapped and brought to the Griswold […]

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Benefit Trends

4 Tips for Mellowing the Holiday Season Stress

December is one of the busiest months of the year in the healthcare insurance industry. Pile all of those added holiday season stressors on top, and you’ve got a recipe for a tense ‘best time of the year.’ That’s why we’ve put together this list of 4 tips to keep your holiday (and busy season) […]

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Complementary Benefits

Inside Look Video Series: A Glimpse into Ultimate Health Coverage

We say it a lot: Ultimate Health, our premier supplemental healthcare reimbursement product, covers many different types of expenses. But what are some examples? One of our product experts, Rachel, says it best in this video. Take a look to discover the wide array of expenses Ultimate Health can reimburse for. The plan can easily […]

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Complementary Benefits

All Supplemental is Not Voluntary and All Dessert is Not Pumpkin Pie: Quick Vocab Review

Today we’re going to cover a commonly confused term in the insurance industry, and that term is supplemental. Misconception A major mistake many people make, brokers and employers alike, is that when they see the word ‘supplemental’, their minds automatically jump to voluntary insurance. But these two terms aren’t interchangeable. All voluntary insurance is supplemental […]

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Complementary Benefits

A Quick Showcase of Ultimate Health

At ArmadaCare, our premiere insurance product is Ultimate Health, a group supplemental reimbursement plan designed specifically for busy leaders. While we mention Ultimate Health a lot on our blog, we have yet to do a quick and easy breakdown of what this product has to offer. Without further ado: Brief Overview As mentioned above, Ultimate […]

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