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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Healthy ‘Ed’ition: I Can See Clearly Now

With the race just days away, I can almost see the finish line! I’ve been running before and after work to step up my workout in the final weeks. Fall has really started to set in, and the sun hanging differently in the sky is affecting my eyes. My wife reminded me that I used […]

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Healthy ‘Ed’ition: Corporate Wellness

It’s easy to feel stuck in your routine (both literally and figuratively) when you spend a lot of your time at work, behind a desk. Staying healthy is a challenge for sure, but it’s necessary for your overall wellbeing and happiness. At Armada, we make this belief part of our culture with a Wellness Initiative […]

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Healthy ‘Ed’ition: Bike Ride Blues

Hello, everyone. If you’re new, welcome to my journey to the Baltimore Marathon! You can catch up here. Over the weekend, I switched it up by going on a bike ride with my cycling club. I thought it would be a good way to give my knees a break while still getting in my endurance […]

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Healthy Edition: Travel Services to the Rescue

Hey, everyone. With a little under a month to go until the Marathon, my training regimen is in full swing. Luckily, no injuries so far. But, on the home front, there was an issue that gave me and my family quite a scare. My daughter is an avid athlete who, like me, dedicates a good […]

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Healthy ‘Ed’ition: A Day in the Life

I’m often asked how I find the time: work, family and training for a marathon. Well, there’s no magic formula. I know, that’s probably not what you wanted to hear. Your balancing act will undoubtedly look different than mine, but one thing is for sure: you need to be able to focus on what’s important […]

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Healthy ‘Ed’ition: Executive Physical

Hello, again. And if you’re just starting to follow along, welcome! I’m Ed Walker, President of ArmadaGlobal, and this is my journey to the Baltimore Marathon. You can find the first post in the series here. This week, I decided it would be a good idea to take advantage of Ultimate Health’s Executive Physical Program […]

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Healthy ‘Ed’ition: Introducing Ed Walker

“The first wealth is health, and it hurts to be broke.” Allow me to officially introduce myself. My name is Ed Walker, and I am the President of ArmadaGlobal. Prior to my role here, I was the President of Transamerica Direct. (Don’t worry, I won’t list my entire resume.) Over the years, I have completed […]

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The Cost of Unwellness

While the debate about the effectiveness of wellness plans continues (you can read up on it here, here and here), a study by the Global Wellness Institute has calculated the cost of unwellness, and they yielded some pretty overwhelming results. Here are the highlights: Unwellness at work costs the U.S. economy $2.2 trillion a year […]

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Recruitment Game Plan in a Job Seeker’s Market

You may have noticed the increase in news coverage on the job seeker’s market. There is a talent shortage, an increased amount of job options, and a job perks arms race. It’s understandable to feel intimidated when attempting to recruit in this type of market. But this concoction of circumstances shouldn’t create fear. Instead of seeing […]

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Pro Tips on Productivity

With to-do lists stretching as far as the eye can see, meetings taking over your schedule and your daily duties piling up, staying productive can be quite the challenge. Our supplemental healthcare reimbursement plan, Ultimate Health, is made specifically for busy company leaders to reduce the distractions that come with health issues like researching multiple […]

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Win Talent with Competitive Benefits

Attracting and keeping top talent depends on a lot of things. There isn’t one magic factor that employers can offer that will automatically create a magnetic company. It’s more about creating a mix of valuable elements that together pull in top talent and make amazing leaders want to stay. This concoction can include things like […]

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5 Ways to Set Yourself Up For Healthy Travel

It’s August, which means that vacation season is drawing to a close. This also means that many of you may be trying to cram in one or a few last-hoorahs before the weather gets chilly again or your schedules begin to get hectic. We thought it would be a nice idea to compile a list […]

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