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

ArmadaCare in the News: What’s your plan for the employee mental health revolution?

In this BenefitsPro article, ArmadaCare’s CMO Charlotta Winslow-Jenkins shines a light on the mental health revolution and breaks down ways advisers can work with HR leaders to identify where employees are struggling and create the right benefit mix. Check out the article here.

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Press Release

ArmadaCare Appoints Mike Ross as Chief Revenue Officer

Hunt Valley, MD—June 14, 2021—ArmadaCare (www.ArmadaCare.com), a leading creator of complementary health insurance plans in the group market, today announced it has appointed Mike Ross to Chief Revenue Officer (CRO). Ross will be responsible for driving business development and sustained, profitable growth for ArmadaCare by overseeing sales, partner development, lead generation and account management. ArmadaCare […]

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In the news

ArmadaCare in the News: What employers can do about the threats to employee mental health

In this Employee Benefit News article, ArmadaCare’s CMO Charlotta Winslow-Jenkins breaks down what employers can do about the threats to their employees’ mental health now – and in years to come. Check out the article here.

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Executive Health

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

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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Beyond Coverage

Myth Busters: Is Supplemental Health Insurance Necessary?

The word supplemental comes with a connotation of superfluous or unnecessary, and unfortunately that connotation is sometimes carried over to supplemental health insurance. But with the recent shifts in the benefits industry, supplemental health insurance has taken on new importance. A Little History For years, supplemental health insurance was considered an afterthought and an optional […]

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Executive Health

Executive Physicals & Prevention: Cost Management Tools

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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Beyond Coverage

The Downside of HSAs – Closing the Coverage Gap

High deductible health plans (HDHPs) have steadily become the norm, not the exception, as employers seek to contain healthcare costs. As of last year, a majority of employers (51%) offered one of these plans.[i] And one analysis by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services found that 28% of covered workers are enrolled in an […]

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Benefit Trends

Coverage Gaps and Financial Stress of Unexpected Medical Bills

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

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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Executive Health

Minding the Gap: Common Primary Plan Coverage Gaps

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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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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Executive Health

Myth Busters: Are Executive Medical Reimbursement Plans Dead?

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

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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Beyond Coverage

Medical Errors: Hidden Killer

A recent study conducted by Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine found that medical errors are the third leading cause of death in America. But since the CDC doesn’t record medical errors as causes of death, little is being done to change this. Let’s dig a little deeper. When someone dies, a code (an international classification for […]

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Beyond Coverage

Technology Can’t Replace Medical Care

Traffic. Recipes. Working out. Music. There’s an app for that. There’s actually probably a little square that you can download onto your phone that can assist you with most of the things that you do. There’s even apps that can check your medical symptoms and provide a list of potential conditions or diagnoses. Though this […]

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