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

Costs of Not Retaining Talent

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

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

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

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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Benefit Trends

Armada Pays It Forward: Community Service

At the start of summer, Armada held our inaugural Day or Service event. We partnered with Playworks to beautify a local Baltimore elementary school’s recess space. In addition to giving back to the community, the Day of Service gave Armada employees the opportunity to come together outside of the work environment to collaborate as a […]

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Complementary Benefits

3 Ways Expense Reimbursed Insurance Fills Coverage Gaps More Effectively

Coverage gaps are a constant in today’s world of health insurance. It’s common for companies to try to fill coverage gaps with supplemental ‘gap plans,’ also known as indemnity-based voluntary insurance, like hospital indemnity and critical illness insurance. Unfortunately, this type of gap-filler isn’t always effective due to several shortcomings. There is another type of […]

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Complementary Benefits

Brokers: 2 Busy Season Blunders to Avoid

August is here, which means that busy season is right around the corner. You’re about to have a lot on your plate: seeking new clients, retaining current clients, solving coverage issues, providing advice, creating benefits structures and more! Here are 2 things to think about now to help you out once busy season arrives. Don’t […]

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Travel Safety

Summer Travel Ready: 3 Tips for a Safe, Leisurely Vacation

Prep is the key to leisurely travel. While some of the appeal to summer travel is to slow down and go with the flow, that doesn’t mean you should overlook travel prep. Be sure to take these steps to make it easier for you to relax once you reach your destination. Create a Pre-Travel Checklist […]

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Complementary Benefits

4 Reasons to Choose Expense Reimbursed Insurance

Expense reimbursed insurance is a type of supplemental health insurance that can be layered on to primary plans to provide additional coverage. While these plans aren’t as well known in the supplemental health insurance market, they are gaining prominence. In fact, ArmadaCare has a suite of three expense reimbursed insured plans with different coverage options. […]

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Complementary Benefits

Cool Perks: They Don’t Replace More Valuable Benefits

We are living in the prime of the cool office perks era. Catered lunches, foosball, puppies on-site. They’re all the rage. And you aren’t just finding them at startups or tech companies anymore. This kind of “culture” is being replicated in all industries. But some companies are making a fatal assumption: cool perks are just […]

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Benefit Trends

Armada’s Day of Service: Experiencing the Power of Play

Last week, Armada held our inaugural Day of Service. We spent the day beautifying the recess space of a local Baltimore school, painting hop scotch, 4-square courts, race tracks and more! This rewarding experience allowed us the hands-on opportunity to improve our community. Armada employees got to relive their recess days and experience the power […]

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Benefit Trends

Reinventing Talent Management with Ram Charan: Special Online Event

Today’s tight talent market has employers battling for the skilled employees they need, yet often times coming up short. The conventional strategies of talent management aren’t getting the job done. It’s time for a new approach. ArmadaCare is partnering with world-renowned business advisor and speaker, Ram Charan, to bring you a special online event called […]

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