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.”

November 8th, 2021

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

November 4th, 2021

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

November 4th, 2021

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 Decline of the Annual Pay Raise and the Rise of Health Benefits

June 28th, 2016

The effectiveness of the annual pay raise is fading. Typically, this tactic has been used to drive performance, boost satisfaction, and retain and reward employees. But the job market is changing, and it’s time for employers to begin changing with it. Old School So what’s the problem with annual pay raises? On the one hand, it’s […]

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Maryland Entrepreneur of the Year 2016: An Innovator Among Us

June 23rd, 2016

It is an exciting time for ArmadaGlobal as one of our own is recognized as a true trailblazer and visionary! You may recall that our very own Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Keith Sullivan, was named a finalist for the 2016 EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award in the Maryland Program. At a gala on June […]

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Inspiring Positivity: Health Insurance Reimagined

June 21st, 2016

In an industry filled with aches and pains, both literally and figuratively, the cloud of negativity surrounding the health insurance industry is a tough one to shake. Picture Eeyore on a blustery day. Where does this negativity come from? There’s the obvious answer of sickness. When do you need health insurance? When you’re sick, a […]

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Medical Errors: Hidden Killer

June 16th, 2016

A recent study conducted by Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine found that medical errors are the third leading cause of death in America. But since the CDC doesn’t record medical errors as causes of death, little is being done to change this. Let’s dig a little deeper. When someone dies, a code (an international […]

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What Goes Around Comes Around: What the Boomerang Worker Trend Means For Employers

June 14th, 2016

Boomerang workers, employees who leave a company for a period of time and then later return to their former employer, are becoming increasingly common. According to a recent poll, 29% have boomeranged, 41% would consider boomeranging and 52% said their company employed a boomerang worker. Why? So why are people so willing to return to […]

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SHRM Conference 2016: What Can a Conference Do For You?

June 9th, 2016

The 2016 SHRM Annual Conference and Exposition is happening right in our backyard in D.C. from June 19-22, and we’re going to be there! We are so excited to be showcasing at the Transamerica booth to show visitors how Ultimate Health can be solution for retention, recruitment, and compensation. Of course, we hope to see […]

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Business Travel’s Hidden Baggage

June 7th, 2016

In today’s globalized business world, traveling is a necessity. Despite the technological advances that have made communication and transactions between far off places very possible, face-to-face meetings remain a prevalent and preferred method of business relations. And therefore you, or your employees, are probably what one might call a ‘business traveler.’ Although this title comes […]

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Compensation Power Tool

June 2nd, 2016

Whether you’re looking to reward hardworking employees, recruit new top talent, or retain a leader with a wandering eye, the answer may not lie in throwing money at the problem.  Actually, contrary to popular belief, it’s not all about the money. (Sorry Jessie J.) Instead of raising salaries or awarding a bonus, consider an alternative that will […]

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Self-Level the Foundation of Group Health Coverage

May 31st, 2016

ACA ripple effects have resulted in shrinking coverage with growing gaps that make it difficult for companies to offer the appropriate level of health coverage. If you’re looking for a solution, we’d like to point you in the direction of supplemental. “Why layer with supplemental solutions?” you may ask. Let’s look at it this way. […]

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Put an End to the Lost Passport Panic

May 26th, 2016

Years ago, I studied abroad in Australia. I climbed the Sydney Harbor Bridge, frolicked in a field of kangaroos, and I lost my friend’s passport. What they don’t tell you before you head to another country is that you will need your passport for most activities, drinking or otherwise. As the one with the most […]

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How Well Do You Know Your Doctor?

May 24th, 2016

What doesn’t kill you doesn’t always make you stronger, and what you don’t know can hurt you. More specifically, what you don’t know about your doctor. Thousands of doctors in the U.S. are on probation for drug abuse, sexual misconduct, and careless or deadly mistakes, among other reasons. And yet, these doctors are still practicing. […]

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Net Promotor Score (NPS): A True Look at Customer Satisfaction

May 19th, 2016

There are a number of ways to gauge customer loyalty, but a method that is gaining increased traction is Net Promoter Score (NPS). NPS is a simple and easy way to measure loyalty and the likelihood of customer referrals. Companies that boast some of the strongest consumer relationships in the world, such as Zappos and […]

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