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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Executive Health

When is a health insurance plan about more than coverage amounts? | ArmadaCare

November 3rd, 2021

When is a health insurance plan about more than coverage amounts? It’s easy to say that not all employee health insurance plans are the same. After all, some offer significantly higher coverage amounts than others, or offer wider physician networks. The differences go beyond these basics, however. A truly comprehensive health insurance plan won’t just […]

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Executive Health

Resolving 3 Pain-Points When Recruiting and Retaining Key Talent Using Insurance

October 25th, 2021

In a labor market that seems to tighten its grip with each passing year, recruiting and retaining key talent becomes increasingly difficult to achieve. Like almost all companies, time, money and resources, in turn, must follow suite to counter this trend. So what’s the best way to solve these problems? We’ve identified three challenges and […]

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Executive Health

Executive Physicals & Prevention: Cost Management Tools

October 25th, 2021

The work/health dilemma How can executive physicals benefit you? Every organization strives to build a workforce that is passionate about what they do. But what is the cost of this passion when it leads to chronic overtime work? Studies show that working more than a regular 40-hour work week can put us at risk of […]

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Executive Health

Minding the Gap: Common Primary Plan Coverage Gaps

October 25th, 2021

Employers are increasingly turning to high deductible health plans (HDHPs) as a way to manage healthcare plan costs. While HDHPs appear to control benefit budgets, in actuality, these plans simply shift more of the financial burden onto employees. As the increasing premiums, deductibles and out-of-pocket healthcare costs outpace wage growth, employees are struggling. Especially when […]

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Executive Health

Myth Busters: Are Executive Medical Reimbursement Plans Dead?

October 25th, 2021

When you talk about executive medical reimbursement plans, also called expense reimbursed insurance, it’s not rare to get questions like, “Is that still allowed,” or “I thought you couldn’t do that anymore?” Let’s tackle those questions and get to the bottom of it. Characteristics of Today’s Reimbursement Plans Fully-insured Supplemental Excepted benefit True gap-filling coverage […]

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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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Executive Health

The Aches and Pains of Work-From-Home Pressures

September 2nd, 2021

Work-from-home may have been a necessity for public health, but over the past 14 months, it’s taken its toll on our physical and mental health. While the mental health crisis of the last year has been well documented, we’re just beginning to see some of the consequences of makeshift work-from-home workstations. The quick shift from […]

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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

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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