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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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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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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How to Optimize Your Benefits Strategy with Carve-Out Coverage

April 11th, 2018

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

April 6th, 2018

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

March 29th, 2018

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?

March 22nd, 2018

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?

March 14th, 2018

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?

February 28th, 2018

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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Accessing the C-Suite: Bringing Employee Benefits to the Decision-Maker

February 21st, 2018

Earlier this month, ArmadaCare attended a conference called Ascend where agency leaders go to discover innovative strategies and resources to differentiate and grow their benefits firm. The conference focuses on helping employee benefits firms Remain relevant Stay independent Become more profitable Achieve more organic growth With these goals in mind, our CEO, Ed Walker, recorded […]

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Myth Busters: Are Medical Reimbursement Plans Too Expensive?

February 14th, 2018

Medical reimbursement plans, also known as expense reimbursed insurance, have gotten a bad rap as an expensive supplemental option. However, like most things, this statement just isn’t that simple. Let’s look a little deeper. When people think of medical reimbursement plans, they typically think of 1 of 2 things. Health reimbursement accounts: As the name […]

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“Best-in-Class” Customer Satisfaction Rating 3 Years in a Row

January 24th, 2018

For 3 years running, ArmadaCare has received a “best-in-class” Net Promoter Score (NPS). Up 14 full points from our first NPS calculation, our score of +72 once again ranks us with the leading companies in customer satisfaction, like Amazon (+73), Southwest (+62), and Zappos (+57). Scores range from -100 to +100, with scores of +50 […]

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Resolve to Equate Health and Wealth

January 17th, 2018

The season of resolutions is upon us! Gyms are packed, and grocery lists are full of healthy greens and fruits, but that dedication to health can be easily forgotten when monetary value comes into play. For employees, employers and brokers alike, its time to make a health AND wealth resolution, to hold both ideas in […]

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4 Signs You Should Be Using Expense Reimbursed Medical Insurance

January 10th, 2018

Expense reimbursed medical insurance is a type of employer-paid supplemental benefit that provides broad, additional coverage for out-of-pocket medical expenses in the form of reimbursements up to the specified limit. While you may know about this type of supplemental insurance in theory, it may be harder to know when to use it in practice. Let’s […]

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Inside Look Video Series: Underwriting Insight

January 4th, 2018

What makes Ultimate Health and our other products so powerful? They can work for companies of all different types and sizes. They can also be layered onto almost any primary healthcare plan, offered to select employee groups as desired by the employer and be written for the first of any month. That’s the beauty of […]

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