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

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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Routine Prescriptions with No Coverage

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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7 Reasons to Enhance Recruitment and Retention

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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The Nursing Shortage: Recruiting and Retaining with Health Benefits

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

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

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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How to Optimize Your Benefits Strategy with Carve-Out Coverage

Expense reimbursed insurance is a type of supplemental health insurance that is used for a variety of reasons, from expanding coverage to retention to tax-efficiency.  What’s so great about this kind of supplemental insurance is that it has the flexibility to meet each company’s unique goals and challenges. Let’s look at a few scenarios of […]

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Tight Talent Market: Employers Fight to Recruit and Retain

Today’s tight talent market is greatly influencing benefits decisions. The U.S. unemployment rate is at 17-year low. That means there is less available talent and more open job opportunities that need to be filled. The competition for talent is fierce, and job-seekers have the upper hand with the knowledge that if they are unhappy in […]

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The Prescription Costs Epidemic in Healthcare

The cost of prescription drugs in the U.S. are high and getting higher. What do high prescription costs mean exactly and how is it impacting the group healthcare insurance market? Here are some statistics that show just how out of control prescription drug prices are: Spending on prescription medicine per capita in the U.S. is […]

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What’s New with ArmadaCare?

As you may have noticed, ArmadaCare is growing and evolving! From new products to new team members, we are thrilled by what these advancements can mean for you! With that said, there are many company characteristics that aren’t changing—elements like our world-class service and A-rated carriers that remain core to what we do. Take a […]

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What Makes a Breakthrough Benefits Adviser?

This one’s for all the benefits advisers looking to outshine the competition, break through the clutter and rise above the rest. Here are 4 tips to take to apply to your strategy as soon as possible. 1. Don’t Recycle Pitching the exact same benefits structure or introducing the exact same products to all your clients […]

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Myth Busters: Are All Supplemental Insurance Plans Voluntary Insurance Plans?

Over time, supplemental insurance has become interchangeable with voluntary insurance in the minds of many, both brokers and employers alike. Years of miscommunication and inefficient marketing has led to this misconception which, unfortunately, has a very limiting result. In actuality, supplemental insurance does not equal voluntary insurance, and this misinterpretation completely cuts out another sub-category […]

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