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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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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Press Release

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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Benefit Trends

Your Most Important Benefit Planning Tool: Flexibility

Pandemic, shutdowns, global economic crisis and more: These times have no modern precedent and are full of uncertainty. As businesses emerge from closures and cutbacks, it will be to a new normal. Work must continue, and that includes benefit planning. As a broker, what’s your most important tool? Flexibility. This is because much about business […]

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Benefit Trends

A New Strategy to Manage Healthcare Talent

Healthcare is predicted to be the largest growth driving industry in the U.S. economy through 2024.1 At the same time, the hyper-competitive healthcare labor market is facing unprecedented shortages both today and in the foreseeable future. The challenge of finding and keeping talent is compounded by an aging population and seasoned physicians entering into retirement. […]

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Benefit Trends

What is Employee Engagement and How Do We Get it?

The term employee engagement is often thrown around in the context of benefits… and productivity… and overall business success. It’s identified as something every employer wants to obtain within their workforce, and rightfully so. But, do we even know what employee engagement really looks like? Further, do we know how to create it? The search […]

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Benefit Trends

Employee Burnout: The Who, What, When, Why, and How

Feel like on-the-job expectations are constantly growing, but struggling to stay motivated? You, along with an overwhelming majority of the American working population, may be experiencing symptoms of burnout. Employers are beginning to realize just how vast the implications for employee burnout are on their businesses. According to a study conducted by Gallup, “Burned-out employees […]

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Benefit Trends

Medical Cost Trend Expectations – A Look Toward 2020

As we are poised to welcome a new decade in just a few short months, what changes might we expect to see in the employee benefit space, or more specifically with medical cost trends? In a report published this summer titled, The Medical Cost Trend, Behind the Numbers 2020, PWC explains the upcoming shift in […]

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Benefit Trends

The SHRM 2019 Employee Benefits Survey – A Review

Introducing the SHRM Employee Benefits Survey As we enter Q4 of 2019, we’ll take a brief look into how health and other benefits have changed over the past year. The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) conducts an annual Employee Benefits Survey, which delves into 250 different benefit offerings and how their prevalence has shifted […]

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Benefit Trends

Prioritizing Health in the Workplace: A Culture of Health

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

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

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

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

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

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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