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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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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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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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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4 Talent Retention Myths to Stop Believing

Talent retention is important. Unfortunately, a company’s focus may not turn to retention until it’s already an issue. This is a problem. Retention needs to be on your radar now so you can prevent issues from developing down the road! Here are some more common misconceptions about retention to stop believing so you can get […]

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Technology Can’t Replace Medical Care

Traffic. Recipes. Working out. Music. There’s an app for that. There’s actually probably a little square that you can download onto your phone that can assist you with most of the things that you do. There’s even apps that can check your medical symptoms and provide a list of potential conditions or diagnoses. Though this […]

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Changing Tides: The Need for a Next Generation Recruitment Package

The job market is changing—namely supplying more job options for jobseekers to choose from. For the employer, this means less eligible talent available. That’s why companies need to work harder than before to make themselves attractive to the talented employees they set their sights on and competitive with other companies in their industry. According to […]

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Stressed Out: Solving for Stress in the Workplace

Company leaders are more prone to health issues due to the nature of their jobs. They are at a higher risk for heart disease, are more inclined to having elevated cholesterol and high blood pressure, and are subject to chronic stress. Of the issues in that list, you may think that stress is the least […]

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Value of Wellness Way More than ROI

While wellness and health programs may have initially been implemented with a focus on decreasing healthcare costs, employers are now beginning to realize that the real benefits may be a little less straightforward. Of course, getting healthcare costs down is important, especially in an era of such increasing premiums, but this may not be the […]

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The Balancing Act of Summer

Summertime! The great outdoors! Campfires and s’mores! Sunburn! Poison ivy! Bug bites and food poisoning! Unfortunately, with the good comes the potential for bad, and as you pack your bags for your next getaway or family vacation, it’s important to think of all the necessities that you may need to help you through the rough […]

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Pokemon Go, Standing Desks and Other Ways to Increase Physical Activity at Work

We all know that physical inactivity is bad for us. Sitting at a desk all day, our singular source of activity is shuffling from meeting to meeting. I personally spend 15+ hours in the car each week, commuting! We know this behavior does not induce optimal health, but making a change is difficult, especially in […]

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