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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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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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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Defining Supplemental: The Hard-Hitting Questions

We’ve talked a lot about supplemental on our blog (here, here and here, for instance), but out in the market, we’ve noticed some confusion surrounding what supplemental actually means. A simple Google search won’t result in a very concrete definition, so we at Armada have taken it upon ourselves to answer the question of all […]

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3 Ways to Bring Spring Cleaning to the Workplace

Sprucing up and decluttering your home is typical of spring cleaning, but this annual refresh can also be a perfect way to increase productivity in the workplace. Now that the long winter has passed and warmer weather is on the horizon, take a beat to dust off your desk and priorities to make space for […]

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Employees and HDHPs

Our Director of Sales recently talked a lot about high deductible health plans (HDHPs) and how the shift to these types of plans is forcing employees to shoulder a lot more of the health expenses. Here’s a quick recap: Premium increases are causing employers to make the shift to HDHPs to lower the cost of […]

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Armada Wins Gold: First Place for Customer Service at the Stevie Awards

We are pleased to announce that Armada has won a Gold Stevie Award, the top honor, in the Financial Services category for our unparalleled customer service! The Stevie® Awards are the world’s top honors for customer service, contact center, business development and sales professionals. This year, the awards were presented during a gala banquet on […]

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Emergency Air Evacuation—A Lifesaver that can Break the Bank

What happens if someone at your company is away on business, suffers a health emergency, and immediately needs to be transferred to a hospital better equipped to handle the situation. In the moment, it’s a no brainer: coordinate an emergency helicopter to get them to where they need (which is easier said than done). But […]

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Small Business Benefits Blues

Health benefits are an integral part of the benefit package. They improve employee satisfaction, recruitment and retention strategies, as well as employee health and productivity. Despite these clear findings, small businesses typically put less emphasis on the importance of providing health benefits. Small businesses make up the majority of U.S. businesses. In 2013, 82% of […]

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Roses are Red, Violets are Blue, I’m Tired of Rising Healthcare Costs, How ‘Bout You?

While others may have enjoyed a nice Valentine’s Day with friends or loved ones yesterday, your mind is other places. That’s because you know there’s no money left for chocolate and flowers thanks to all these rising health costs! February is the time when you’re starting to feel the effects of high deductible health plans […]

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February Is American Heart Month

February is widely known for the holiday on the 14th where we all exchange paper hearts and loving words, but February is also associated with another kind of heart—your own! It’s American Heart Month, a time dedicated to spreading awareness about heart disease and heart-healthy initiatives. First, a few facts: Heart disease is the leading […]

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3 Reasons to Fall Head-Over-Heels for Supplemental Solutions

Supplemental solutions are gaining more and more attention, and we’re a big supporter of that as a leader in the supplemental benefits landscape! These solutions are a definite trend to keep an eye on for 2017. Out of the many reasons to love them, here are 3 to take note of: Differentiation Primary health plans […]

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“Best-in-Class” Customer Satisfaction Rating 2 Years Running

We are very excited to announce that for the second year in a row now, Armada has received a “best-in-class” Net Promoter Score (NPS). Up 10 full points from last year, our score of +68 once again ranks us with the leading companies in customer satisfaction, like Amazon (+69), Southwest (+62), and Zappos (+57). What […]

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How to Set Goals for the New Year: 4 Tips

With every New Year comes resolutions to live better. Somewhere along the way, those resolutions became predominantly negative. “I won’t eat junk food anymore.” “I will give up Netflix every night.” “No more this or that.” And even when resolutions are positive—“I’ll go to the gym more,” for instance—they’re cloudy and unattainable. Let’s turn this […]

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