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.”

November 8th, 2021

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

November 4th, 2021

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

November 4th, 2021

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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Happy 100 Blog Articles: A Look Back

October 4th, 2017

This month, Armada Articles becomes a year and a half old, and our blog post last week marked 100 articles! We’ve enjoyed sharing healthcare and business stories and trends with you over the past year and a half and are excited for all of the articles to come. We always strive to provide our partners, […]

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Super Supplemental: Expense Reimbursed Insured

September 27th, 2017

At Armada, one of our favorite topics is group supplemental insurance. We love to help our brokers and clients better understand the different types of supplemental insurance. While we’ve definitely discussed expense reimbursed insured plans before (take a look at these posts: here and here), we have never dedicated an entire post to this powerful […]

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A Changing Future for the Benefits Industry

September 20th, 2017

Our CEO, Ed Walker, participated in a panel at the EBN Benefits Forum and Expo in Boca Raton, Florida this week. In a session called 7 Major Disruptions About to Shape the Future of Benefits, Walker and other visionaries in the health benefits landscape discussed the change coming to, and already taking place in, the […]

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Game Time: Gearing Up for Benefits Season

September 13th, 2017

Just like football season comes this time every year, so does the busy benefits season. And for you, both brokers and employers, that means it’s go-time. Get your game face on, and get out there team! But before you jump into play, let’s discuss 2 unique tips that can get you ready to perform at […]

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Healthcare Cost Hikes Headed This Way

August 30th, 2017

Rising healthcare costs for employees are nothing new. But in 2018, experts are predicting the highest increase we’ve seen in 3 years. In fact, employee healthcare costs are expected to rise 7.2% next year, up from 2017’s 6.9%. The study found that rising prescription drug prices are a big factor in the increasing costs. Let’s […]

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Don’t Let Cutting Healthcare Costs Eclipse Your Talent Management Strategy

August 23rd, 2017

As the moon crossed in front of the sun on Monday here in our hometown of Hunt Valley, Maryland, we at Armada could not deny that we too were feeling the eclipse frenzy that had taken hold across the country. The total solar eclipse may have passed, but it’s inspired us to write this blog […]

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Back to School, Sports Injuries and Specialists: TopDoc Connect Member Story

August 16th, 2017

We are approaching back to school season, which means tons of preparation. School supplies, new clothes, dorm room necessities, lunch box favorites. These are all items you can check off a list, but how do you prepare for something you don’t see coming? For TJ, his freshman year of college started with a painful lacrosse […]

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3 Things You Can Learn About Health Benefits from the Pumpkin Spice Latte

August 9th, 2017

To me, the worst thing about August is that it pretty much gets skipped right over. By now, people are tired of the heat and are craving the relief of the crisp fall air and their cozy sweaters. Believe it or not, I’ve already seen Halloween decorations decking the shelves of my local grocery store. […]

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Executive Health

Reduce Employee Health Risk with 3 Uncommon Strategies & Ultimate Health

August 2nd, 2017

We’ve talked before about the cost of unwellness and how health risks, if left unmanaged, can have huge negative effects on a company’s bottom line, but now let’s take a minute to address how to reduce these health risks and the related costs. This article recently discussed 5 underutilized strategies employers can use to help […]

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What to Pack for Your Benefits Picnic

July 26th, 2017

We’ve reached the middle of summer, which means there are only a few more months until brokers begin heading back into the busiest benefits season. Evaluating current plans, introducing new ones, crafting benefits structures that meet the cost and coverage needs of employers. It’s all just around the corner. But for now, it’s still summer. […]

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Rock the Boat: A Call for Bold Brokers

July 19th, 2017

In an era where one-size-fits-all dominate the health insurance market (even though we all know one size so evidently does not fit all), it’s clear that to have a successful benefits structure, you’ve got to break out of that mold. Pull Ahead of the Fleet With unemployment rates down, job opportunities booming, turnover rates rising […]

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HR Challenges Topping the List for 2017

July 12th, 2017

HR’s roles range from interviewing potential employees to dealing with employee conduct issues. But one of the most daunting duties HR faces is talent management. Here are the top contributing challenges. Tight Talent Market Think back to the early 2000s: employers were dealing with a huge talent pool because unemployment rates were so high. This […]

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