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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Executive Health

Workplace Benefits Favored 4 to 1 Over Extra Salary: AICPA Survey

December 6th, 2018

Here’s more evidence that supports how important benefits are to employees. Survey results released this week from AICPA* indicate that employees favor workplace benefits four to one (80 percent) over an identical job with 30 percent more salary but no benefits. This is quite a staggering statistic, but not entirely unpredictable. After all, most employers […]

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Complementary Benefits

Plan Changes, Your Very Own Shock-Absorber This Enrollment Season

November 21st, 2018

Primary plan changes are inevitable, especially during this time of year. Changes can often have unintended consequences. But what if you had a way to mitigate those changes and lessen the impact? That’s where ArmadaCare’s suite of supplemental insured products comes in. As we’ve discussed before, ArmadaCare’s insured plans qualify as excepted benefits, they can […]

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Benefit Trends

Presenteeism and the Productivity Impact

November 7th, 2018

You’ve heard of absenteeism: when employees regularly don’t show up to work. The business implications of absenteeism are typically easy to see. An employee is missing, so their work isn’t getting done. Ultimately the company’s bottom line is negatively affected. But have you properly weighed the impact of presenteeism on your work environment and bottom […]

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All

Are You Willing to Pay the Price of Employee Turnover?

October 31st, 2018

We’re in the middle of a talent drought and a job opportunity downpour. The unemployment rate is at an impressive 18-year low, and as a result, unhappy employees feel confident seeking other opportunities, thus creating a serious turnover issue. While retention is a top priority for both employers and HR leaders, it can seem like […]

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Benefit Trends

Today’s Tight Talent Market: Make A Smart Business Investment

October 25th, 2018

Forward-thinking companies realize that salaries just aren’t enough in today’s tight talent market. Winning the war for talent requires having the right benefit package, which is also key to driving loyalty, fostering productivity and reducing turnover rates. What type of benefit can help you accomplish all of this? While the market is full of unique […]

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Benefit Trends

The Turnover Epidemic: Why Employees Are Leaving and How to Prevent It

October 17th, 2018

Employee turnover is becoming a critical issue to all companies. In fact, turnover last year in the U.S. was at 28%, an 11-year-high. While retention has been a top priority for both HR professionals and company leaders for some time, the employee turnover epidemic is becoming progressively worse. Why Is Turnover Getting Worse? The gig economy: […]

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Benefit Trends

How to Boost Employee Engagement

October 10th, 2018

Great employee engagement may sound like a ‘nice-to-have’ company goal, but it’s actually a lot more important and impactful to your bottom line than you might think. Today in the U.S., only 34% of employees are engaged at work. Almost half (49.5%) are not engaged, a huge population that doesn’t really care one way or […]

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Benefit Trends

Talent Brand: What Is It and Why It Matters

October 4th, 2018

To truly define the term talent brand, we first need to define employer brand. Employer brand: The attributes and values associated with your company as a place to work Talent brand: The highly social and public version of your employer brand that incorporates what talent thinks, feels, and share about your company as a place […]

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Benefit Trends

Costs of Not Retaining Talent

September 26th, 2018

There is no place for the ‘everyone is replaceable’ mentality in today’s job market. Unemployment is at an 18-year low, which means if you lose employees, there will be a lack of skilled talent to fill open positions. That’s why retaining talent is pivotal to your company’s bottom line and taking the initiative to invest […]

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Benefit Trends

The Impact of Retiring Baby Boomers

September 19th, 2018

The pool of skilled, available talent is shrinking. On top of the unemployment rate being at an 19-year low, the huge age class known as the baby boomers are reaching or approaching retirement. In fact, in 1995, baby boomers comprised about half the workforce, but by 2025, that generation will represent less than 10 percent […]

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Benefit Trends

Say No to Silos: A Holistic Talent Management Approach

September 14th, 2018

There’s a divide that has cropped up in talent management planning overtime. I refer to it as the Silo Approach. There are two main aspects that go into recruiting and retaining talent: compensation and benefits. In the past, compensation was given much of the weight and benefits was an easy box to check because primary […]

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Complementary Benefits

Why Invest in Better Health Benefits

August 29th, 2018

Investing in better health benefits may seem counter-intuitive when one of the top HR priorities is controlling benefit costs. But another top operational priority is recruiting and retaining top talent, and good health benefits are critical to accomplishing this. Health Benefits v. Sign-On Bonus You may be asking yourself: Why not invest in something other […]

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