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.
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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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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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3 Reasons Compensation Is Not Enough to Retain Top Talent

Let’s start by saying compensation is necessary to your retention efforts, but it can’t do the job alone. Money is obviously important, but a main component to retention is keeping your top talent happy. And happiness is still one of those things money can’t buy. As your top talent, these employees expect to be compensated […]

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Healthcare That Supports Differences

Obvious fact: Everyone is different. So, you would expect everyone to have different healthcare needs based on who they are: age, family histories, types of environments, rigorous work schedules, etc. Every variable of each person’s life affects their health and, therefore, will affect the kind of healthcare they are going to require. The same goes […]

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Member Story: A Little Help Goes A Long Way

One of our Ultimate Health members, Shannon, recently told us about a little-known aspect of the Ultimate Health plan that really saved her day. She was at the airport, about to travel back to the United States from a business trip abroad when she came down with a terrible headache that would have made her […]

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Total Rewards Package: Think Outside the Box

Though the notion of total rewards has been around for a while, a recent model shows that there are several elements of total rewards strategy that define the way a company attracts, motivates, retains and engages employees. Fulfilling each category can be simple and straightforward, but if you want a total rewards package that thinks […]

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3 Ways Ultimate Health Lets Freedom Ring

With Fourth of July this week, we thought it fitting to draw a few parallels between our national day of independence and what Ultimate Health can do for you. Without further ado: 1. Declare Your Independence from Out-of-Pocket Costs With rising deductibles and shrinking coverage, out-of-pocket healthcare costs are becoming a huge expense weighing on […]

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