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The space where these two entities meet and how they interact with one another.

Resolve to Equate Health and Wealth

The season of resolutions is upon us! Gyms are packed, and grocery lists are full of healthy greens and fruits, but that dedication to health can be easily forgotten when monetary value comes into play. For employees, employers and brokers alike, its time to make a health AND wealth resolution, to hold both ideas in [...]

2018-01-17T09:27:41+00:00 January 17th, 2018|All, Health & Business|0 Comments

4 Signs You Should Be Using Expense Reimbursed Medical Insurance

Expense reimbursed medical insurance is a type of employer-paid supplemental benefit that provides broad, additional coverage for out-of-pocket medical expenses in the form of reimbursements up to the specified limit. While you may know about this type of supplemental insurance in theory, it may be harder to know when to use it in practice. Let’s [...]

Inside Look Video Series: Underwriting Insight

What makes Ultimate Health and our other products so powerful? They can work for companies of all different types and sizes. They can also be layered onto almost any primary healthcare plan, offered to select employee groups as desired by the employer and be written for the first of any month. That’s the beauty of [...]

2018-01-03T16:29:44+00:00 January 4th, 2018|All, Health & Business|0 Comments

Inside Look Video Series: Is Ultimate Health a Gap Plan?

Is Ultimate health a gap plan? It’s a question we hear a lot. Namely because the word “gap” has a lot of ideas attached to it. Similar to the word “supplemental,” when people hear “gap,” their minds typically jump to what are known as worksite voluntary plans, like critical illness or cancer policies. These kinds [...]

2017-12-21T14:24:35+00:00 December 20th, 2017|All, Health & Business, Healthcare Gap Solutions|0 Comments

What National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation Can Teach Us About Healthcare Benefits Strategy

As is often the case this time of year, I found myself half-watching another classic holiday movie as I ate a late dinner and answered some emails. It was National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, a movie I’d seen countless times, so I was paying little attention as the boss was kidnapped and brought to the Griswold [...]

A Quick Showcase of Ultimate Health

At ArmadaCare, our premiere insurance product is Ultimate Health, a group supplemental reimbursement plan designed specifically for busy leaders. While we mention Ultimate Health a lot on our blog, we have yet to do a quick and easy breakdown of what this product has to offer. Without further ado: Brief Overview As mentioned above, Ultimate [...]

Beyond ACA Repeal: 2017 Health Care Policymaking That Will Impact Employers Part II

By Sirona Strategies Last week’s post provided an update from Washington, focused on two current health care policy issues related to employers: (1) amendments to Health Savings Account rules; and (2) repeal or a further delay of the ACA’s so-called Cadillac tax. This post will focus on a third issue: an expansion in access to [...]

Beyond ACA Repeal: 2017 Health Care Policymaking That Will Impact Employers Part I

By Sirona Strategies It’s been a busy year for health care in Washington. While the conversation has largely focused on reform of the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA’s) individual marketplaces and Medicaid financing structure, there are a number of other substantial health care policy debates underway. Notably, this year has seen momentum on issues of importance [...]

2017-12-06T16:30:05+00:00 October 25th, 2017|All, Health & Business, Timely Topics|0 Comments

Add Some Flavor with Supplemental: Get the Scoop

Let’s be honest, one-size-fits-all primary health plans are plain vanilla. Of course, vanilla is a perfectly okay ice cream flavor. It’s the base needed to create a lot of more exciting flavors. In benefits terms, it’s necessary, too. You have to have that base primary plan. But today’s market doesn’t allow for much variety in [...]

Bolster Workplace Culture With Innovative Benefits

We’ve discussed before the importance of aligning your benefits packages with your company culture and values (here and here). For instance, at Armada, we host a Wellness Initiative with workout and yoga classes, healthy snack options, lunch & learns, and special health activity events to reinforce our culture of wellness. At Armada, we also value [...]

2017-12-06T16:30:05+00:00 October 11th, 2017|All, Health & Business|0 Comments