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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Press Release

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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Press Release

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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Benefit Trends

Prioritizing Health in the Workplace: A Culture of Health

October 3rd, 2019

The advantage of an investment in employee health and wellness programs can get lost if employees don’t understand their benefits and the advantages for them personally. While most organizations have the best interest of their employees at heart, many struggle when it comes to communicating effectively and encouraging staff to prioritize their health. Enter the […]

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Benefit Trends

The Importance of Technology in Benefits

September 19th, 2019

Technology is present in almost every facet of life. From smartphones to smart homes, data and tech inform day-to-day decision making. So how will technology change the landscape of the employee benefits industry? The Developing Relationship Between Benefits and Tech If you can grocery shop through your fridge and deposit a check from the comfort […]

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Benefit Trends

The Intangible Benefit

September 11th, 2019

In the last few weeks, we’ve looked at the ins and outs of the many different benefit preferences and priorities of the varying generations in the workforce today (see our Generations Series articles). But it’s not always about the differences. It can be just as important to look at what they have in common. And […]

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Benefit Trends

A Series on Benefit Preferences – Preparing for the Rise of Millennials

August 28th, 2019

Who Are the Millennials? Loosely defined as individuals from age 23 to 38 as of 2019, Millennials are fundamentally different than older generations in terms of big life decisions made in young adulthood. Despite being of age and maturity to own homes and start families, many still choose to live at home with their parents […]

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Benefit Trends

A Series on Benefit Preferences – Retirement of the Boomer Generation

August 21st, 2019

Who is the Boomer generation? The oldest and wisest generation in our workforce, Baby Boomers are classified as adults born between 1946 and 1964.[1] Many Boomers are now surpassing the threshold into retirement age. Even so, a significant portion of the Boomer generation has elected to remain in the workforce much longer than generations that […]

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Benefit Trends

A Series on Benefit Preferences – Introducing Generation Z

August 14th, 2019

Who is Gen Z? Proceeding the Millennial generation, Gen Z is roughly comprised of those born after 1996 and before 2013 and is the youngest group entering the workforce. This tech-savvy generation has been raised with the presence of the iPhone and Wi-Fi, social media and on-demand entertainment, making them accustomed to a fast-paced world.[1] […]

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Benefit Trends

Diversity in Benefits – How to Tempt a New Generation of Talent

August 7th, 2019

As millennials are poised to usurp boomers as the workforce’s largest generation, benefits and perks provided by hiring organizations are becoming what can make or break offer acceptance. In this article, we’ll delve into what employees are looking for nowadays, as monetary compensation takes more of a backseat to benefits and work-life balance. What millennials […]

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Benefit Trends

Top Employer Concerns of 2019

July 31st, 2019

As control of the job market has shifted from employer to employee, employers and hiring managers are discovering having a creative hiring strategy is critical. Since we’re half-way through 2019, it’s a good time to review the trends and challenges that’s resulted from today’s employee-driven market. Rising Competition An employee-centric market means that employers are […]

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Benefit Trends

Attracting and Retaining C-Suite Executives in an Evolving Job Market

July 24th, 2019

As Baby Boomers near retirement, businesses are grappling with the unavoidable challenge of replacing their top management and executives. Hiring for executive-level positions is time-consuming and expensive, especially when making an out-of-organization hire. Making a poor hiring decision when it comes to management can also be detrimental to an organization’s functionality, not to mention reputation. […]

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Benefit Trends

Out of Balance – Rising Medical Out-of-Pocket and Premium Expenses Outpacing Wage Increases

July 17th, 2019

In a thriving economy, many businesses are better able to afford pay raises for employees. In turn, rising wages should allow our population to spend more, creating a ripple effect and further boosting the economy. Growing Out-of-Pocket Medical Expenses For some, however, these new earnings will go directly toward health care expenses. Why? Because even […]

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Benefit Trends

Whistle While You Work – The Relationship Between Employee Happiness and Productivity

July 10th, 2019

Even in today’s booming economy and thriving job market, many employees still experience stressors that can impact productivity at work. And while this stress may not originate from the workplace itself, stress experienced within an employee’s personal life can directly impact their performance, focus, and sense of self-worth at work. According to a recent MetLife […]

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The Blurring of Boundaries Between Work and Life

June 25th, 2019

Technology improvements have completely altered the way that our workforce operates, blending work and life, by making our work accessible from anywhere, any time. With this change sometimes comes increased expectations from employers, who hope to see their employees responsible for work matters 24/7. Risk of Burnout Rising expectations are often partnered with mounting stress […]

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