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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Complementary Benefits

3 Ways Expense Reimbursed Insurance Fills Coverage Gaps More Effectively

August 16th, 2018

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 1st, 2018

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

July 25th, 2018

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

July 18th, 2018

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

July 8th, 2018

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

June 29th, 2018

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

June 6th, 2018

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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All

Routine Prescriptions with No Coverage

May 30th, 2018

Employee Benefit News recently published an article that told accounts of people with chronic illness unable to afford routine prescriptions even with their health insurance. One story, in particular, mentioned a woman with diabetes who said this of her prescription coverage: “Honestly, I’m still paying as much as I was paying in school without health […]

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All

7 Reasons to Enhance Recruitment and Retention

May 17th, 2018

The tight talent market is creating a huge challenge for employers. It’s becoming increasingly difficult for them to recruit the talent they want and hold onto the talent they need to succeed. In fact, 80% of employers find recruitment and retention to be the top objective for creating a benefits strategy. Let’s look at 7, […]

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All

The Nursing Shortage: Recruiting and Retaining with Health Benefits

May 10th, 2018

The healthcare industry is facing a nursing shortage. Just as recruitment and retention is a top priority for all employers, recruiting and retaining nurse staff in particular is a top priority for healthcare facilities. Today’s tight talent market is making recruitment and retention difficult, but it is not the only contributing factor to the nursing […]

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HR Seesaw: Control Benefit Costs and Boost Talent Management

May 3rd, 2018

Controlling benefit costs and attracting and retaining a competitive workforce remains the top two HR priorities. But addressing both of those objectives is difficult because one may negatively impact the other. It is important to find a balance between both objectives to steady the teetering seesaw. Control Benefit Costs Over the past decade, primary health […]

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Group Supplemental Health Insurance: Key Terms to Know

April 26th, 2018

As the benefits industry has evolved, our terminology has struggled to keep up with it. This is especially true with group supplemental health insurance. While many still use supplemental health insurance as a blanket term, we aim to drill down a little deeper to clarify the different sub-categories and capabilities that supplemental health insurance has […]

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