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 [...]

Voluntary Insurance: A Closer Look into the Typical Gap Plan 2018-06-14T20:43:28+00:00

Reinventing Talent Management with Ram Charan: Special Online Event

Today’s tight talent market has employers battling for the skilled employees they need, yet often times coming up short. The conventional strategies of talent management aren’t getting the job done. It’s time for a new approach. ArmadaCare is partnering with world-renowned business advisor and speaker, Ram Charan, to bring you a special online event [...]

Reinventing Talent Management with Ram Charan: Special Online Event 2018-06-06T12:40:28+00:00

Routine Prescriptions with No Coverage

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 [...]

Routine Prescriptions with No Coverage 2018-05-29T17:58:30+00:00

7 Reasons to Enhance Recruitment and Retention

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 Reasons to Enhance Recruitment and Retention 2018-05-16T20:50:51+00:00

The Nursing Shortage: Recruiting and Retaining with Health Benefits

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 [...]

The Nursing Shortage: Recruiting and Retaining with Health Benefits 2018-05-22T14:06:56+00:00

HR Seesaw: Control Benefit Costs and Boost Talent Management

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 [...]

HR Seesaw: Control Benefit Costs and Boost Talent Management 2018-05-21T14:41:08+00:00

Group Supplemental Health Insurance: Key Terms to Know

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 [...]

Group Supplemental Health Insurance: Key Terms to Know 2018-04-25T14:13:30+00:00

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 [...]

Health Accounts: Be Aware of the Shortcomings 2018-05-22T14:09:37+00:00

How to Optimize Your Benefits Strategy with Carve-Out Coverage

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 [...]

How to Optimize Your Benefits Strategy with Carve-Out Coverage 2018-04-25T18:15:37+00:00

Tight Talent Market: Employers Fight to Recruit and Retain

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 [...]

Tight Talent Market: Employers Fight to Recruit and Retain 2018-04-06T13:45:08+00:00