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 “To aid recruiting, private practices can ramp up benefit offerings.”

Health benefits can be an important differentiator for employers, especially private practices. Find out how the AMA Insurance Supplemental Health Insurance Program, developed by ArmadaCare, can help provide private practices a significant edge when recruiting and retaining top talent. Access the full article here.

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In the news

ArmadaCare in the News: How to make the business case for employee well-being programs

Ragan’s Workplace Wellness Features Armadacare: Are your employees stressed? They’re not alone. Eighty-four percent of employees have experienced at least one mental health challenge this year. Stress is normal, whether it’s related to work, life or balancing both. But ongoing high stress can have serious consequences that underscore the business case for effective well-being support. Why support […]

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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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Benefit Trends

Top 2023 Employee Benefit Trends

The holidays are in the rearview mirror. Ahead lies the new year. As we embark on 2023, both employers and employees are grappling with a changed employee health benefits landscape. There isn’t a single reason why; instead, the driving factors are numerous—and interconnected. They include: Employee benefits still matter—a great deal, in fact. Yet the […]

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Benefit Trends

Got Coverage? Balancing Health Plan Coverage & Benefit Costs

Even though Thanksgiving is behind us, it’s time to talk turkey about the business implications of employee benefits—and the budget. One-size-fits-all primary health insurance plans don’t leave employers much flexibility. Voids in health plan coverage, though, can cause big problems. As employers and advisers finalize benefit planning for next year, it’s wise to look to […]

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Benefit Trends

Quiet Quitting: What Employers Need to Know, and How to Address It

First came the Great Resignation. Now we’re seeing quiet quitting or, as it’s also been called, “acting your wage.” Here’s what employers need to know about this trend, and how to counter it by making employees feel valued, respected and invested in shared success. What is quiet quitting? Quiet quitting refers to employees doing the […]

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Benefit Trends

Navigating Employee Benefit Trends to Balance Cost & Coverage

We’re in a transitional moment for the future of work, as employees rethink what they want from their careers and employers. As a result, HR and company leaders are navigating changing priorities in attracting and retaining talented employees. These include new hiring challenges like broad talent loss and the shift to remote work. It’s harder […]

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Benefit Trends

Three Key 2022 Employee Benefit Trends—and Why They Matter

New year, new worries: nearly two full years into the pandemic, employers and employees are grappling with new uncertainty as the Omicron wave upends normalcy once more. Add to this the ongoing strain of mental health and workplace stress, and the challenges of a fierce hiring market. It’s easy to see how critical the right […]

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Benefit Trends

Health Accounts: Be Aware of the Shortcomings

Health accounts have become a very popular way for companies to curb benefit costs. While this can be a good option, health accounts do have some shortcomings and it’s important to understand them. Background With the battle for talent becoming more and more competitive, it is imperative for employers to leverage their benefits package to […]

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Benefit Trends

Voluntary Insurance: A Closer Look into the Typical Gap Plan

Voluntary insurance, also referred to as worksite voluntary insurance, is the most common type of supplemental health insurance. A few examples of voluntary insurance plans are critical illness, cancer and hospital indemnity. For years, voluntary insurance has dominated the supplemental market, which is why when employers and brokers think of supplemental insurance, their minds automatically […]

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Benefit Trends

Support for Employees That Builds Mental Resilience

The last year turned everything upside down, and we’re not quite done yet. Even though signs of hope are increasing, employees living with sky-high levels of stress and mental health challenges are struggling to cope every day. This is showing up in the workplace in lower productivity, flagging employee engagement and more. For many companies, […]

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Benefit Trends

Top 3 Ways Employers Can Offer Support For Employees

As employers start to transition their employees back into the office, they need to realize they are bringing back employees potentially struggling with mental health and well-being issues due to the lingering effects of the pandemic. In fact, 86 percent of employers surveyed rated emotional health as one of the top three drivers of overall […]

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Benefit Trends

Top 3 Ways Employers Can Offer Support For Employees

As employers start to transition their employees back into the office, they need to realize they are bringing back employees potentially struggling with mental health and well-being issues due to the lingering effects of the pandemic. In fact, 86 percent of employers surveyed rated emotional health as one of the top three drivers of overall […]

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Benefit Trends

The War for Talent & Turnover Post-Covid

Companies have been starting to take a sigh of relief that they have somehow managed to problem-solve their way through a global pandemic. But companies may need to hold their breath again as they brace for the war for talent: more than a quarter of their employees may leave.1 Employees are thinking big moves, reflecting […]

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Benefit Trends

Wellness in the Workplace and Support for Employees

May is Mental Health Month. First observed in 1949, Mental Health Month is intended to increase awareness of the essential role mental health and wellness plays in finding that crucial support for employees — and how many millions of people suffer in silence. Given the challenges and difficulties of the last year, there is no […]

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