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

ArmadaCare in the News: How to make the business case for employee well-being programs

Ragan’s Workplace Wellness Features Armadacare: Are your employees stressed? They’re not alone. Eighty-four percent of employees have experienced at least one mental health challenge this year. Stress is normal, whether it’s related to work, life or balancing both. But ongoing high stress can have serious consequences that underscore the business case for effective well-being support. Why support […]

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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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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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Job-Hopping: A Trend for All Ages

Often considered a millennial trait, job-hopping has been on the rise. In fact, older employees (55-65) are doing it almost as much as millennials themselves! Once considered career suicide, job-hopping is now a mainstream occurrence, and, if done correctly, sometimes advantageous. Some call it the new way of climbing the corporate ladder. While no set […]

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Preparing for the Ultimate Adventure

Travel is changing. Vacationers are expanding their sights from routine travel destinations, like Martha’s Vineyard, London and New York, to locations a bit more ‘off the beaten path.’ Exploration Visiting underdeveloped countries is increasing in popularity. Another growing trend among vacationers is to explore places they’ve never been to before rather than return to an […]

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Member Travel Story: A Fall from Great Heights

Let us be the first to officially welcome you to the summer travel season! Itineraries are in the works and suitcases are getting filled as vacations creep closer on the calendar. Though considering what could go wrong at your destination may not be the most fun part of your pre-trip planning, it’s important to be […]

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Gap Plans and Benefits Bundling

As premiums and deductibles continue to rise and coverage gaps grow in size, the challenge for both employers and brokers alike is finding a way to mediate these mounting cost issues. The answer may lie in the strategy. Reactive vs. Proactive More often than not, gap plans are an after-thought. They are added into a […]

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Is Innovation Driving a New Category of Desired Top Talent?

When preparing to recruit ‘top talent,’ your mind typically goes to those candidates with the skills, expertise and leadership experience to make a positive impact and drive positive change at your company. It’s also important to think of the talent gaps that these people are needed to fill. We know that recruiting and winning over […]

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Don’t Underestimate Dental

In the past, dental insurance has been viewed as an after-thought. Perhaps this has to do with its classification as an ancillary benefit. Or maybe, because dental isn’t always grouped together inside a medical policy, it’s put at the end of the list of healthcare benefits. But now, dental benefits are increasingly getting recognized as an […]

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Are Your Benefits Developing an Emotional Connection to Job Prospects?

Let’s jump right into it. Are your benefits developing an emotional connection to job prospects? I know, it’s a strange question, one you may be inclined to answer with, “I don’t know, who cares, benefits aren’t emotional.” But let’s think about it for a minute. Gallup’s recent article, “Does your brand attract star employees?” discusses […]

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Wellness Recap

We’ve talked a good bit about wellness on the Armada blog, but we decided that now, at the start of Global Employee Health and Fitness Month, would be a good time to revisit the topic! Let’s start with the basics. What is a wellness program? These are programs put in place as a way for the […]

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Customization in a One-Size-Fits-All Market

What are most people looking for in their health benefits? Coverage that will truly support their specific health needs. The challenge, if you choose to accept it, is figuring out how to provide that kind of support with today’s one-size-fits-all primary plans that dominate the market. Quick Definition Time One-size-fits-all plans: Health plans that provide […]

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Health Insurance and the Digital Boom

Let’s talk technology. Every industry has been affected by the digital boom, tasked with the challenge of adapting their products, services and processes to better fit within the digital realm. The health insurance industry is no exception. As a result of the world’s digitization, health insurance companies are generating apps, streamlined web access to medical […]

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Travel Portal: Favorite Features

It’s April! What does that mean? The weather is teetering between downpours and sunshine, April the giraffe is somehow still pregnant and many of you will soon be jetting away on spring getaways, whether that’s to a relaxing oasis or a family spring break vacation. We’d like to take a moment to wish you safe […]

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Retention Tension

When discussing the tight talent market, there is often a lot of focus put on the ability to attract talent and win them over, but what about the talent you already have at your company? Keeping the skilled and talented professionals you rely on at your company has become increasingly challenging over the past years, […]

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