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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Benefit Trends

Coverage Gaps and Financial Stress of Unexpected Medical Bills

October 25th, 2021

The cost of healthcare is a major concern for employers and employees alike. And for good reason: employee benefits account for about one-third of employers’ total compensation costs.[1] This is why employers focus on cost control and on strategic benefit planning to ensure maximum return on investment. Coverage gaps and unexpected medical bills can cause […]

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Benefit Trends

Health Accounts: Be Aware of the Shortcomings

October 25th, 2021

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

October 25th, 2021

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

September 2nd, 2021

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

Back to School, Sports Injuries and Specialists: TopDoc Connect Member Story

September 2nd, 2021

We are approaching back to school season, which means tons of preparation. School supplies, new clothes, dorm room necessities, lunch box favorites. These are all items you can check off a list, but how do you prepare for something you don’t see coming? For TJ, his freshman year of college started with a painful lacrosse […]

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Benefit Trends

The Signs of Loneliness: A Quantifiable Employee Problem In a WFH World

August 26th, 2021

The recent movement toward hybrid and fully remote work has brought plenty of pros, but it can also have a dark side. Without an office to congregate in, leaders may start to see signs of loneliness among their teams. While loneliness and isolation may have once seemed like abstract concepts — hard to observe and […]

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Benefit Trends

How to address workplace stress in a post-pandemic world

July 29th, 2021

It’s safe to say we’ve all experienced the weight of the world on our shoulders the past 16 months. Even as that weight is beginning to lift as the world slowly reopens again, the global pandemic has left its mark on us for years to come. The mental exhaustion of the pandemic is causing workplace […]

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Benefit Trends

How to address workplace stress in a post-pandemic world

July 29th, 2021

It’s safe to say we’ve all experienced the weight of the world on our shoulders the past 16 months. Even as that weight is beginning to lift as the world slowly reopens again, the global pandemic has left its mark on us for years to come. The mental exhaustion of the pandemic is causing workplace […]

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Benefit Trends

Top 3 Ways Employers Can Offer Support For Employees

July 13th, 2021

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

July 13th, 2021

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

June 29th, 2021

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

The War for Talent & Turnover Post-Covid

June 29th, 2021

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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