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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The Blurring of Boundaries Between Work and Life

June 25th, 2019

Technology improvements have completely altered the way that our workforce operates, blending work and life, by making our work accessible from anywhere, any time. With this change sometimes comes increased expectations from employers, who hope to see their employees responsible for work matters 24/7. Risk of Burnout Rising expectations are often partnered with mounting stress […]

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Retaining the Generation X Workforce

June 6th, 2019

Generation X Generation who? Haven’t you heard? Baby boomers are retiring in droves, Millennials are swarming the workforce and Gen Z is close behind! In the rush of managing different generations, you may overlook X. You can find plenty of articles and advice about how to recruit and retain other generations. But what about Generation […]

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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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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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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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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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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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