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June Webinars for Brokers

At Armada, we strive to help brokers get to know us better, as well as learn about the benefits industry. One way we do this is by offering live webinars that you can attend via the Internet! We typically hold at least two 30-minute webinars a month, but June’s webinar schedule is especially packed with [...]

Gap Plans and Benefits Bundling

As premiums and deductibles continue to rise and coverage gaps grow in size, the challenge for both employers and brokers alike is finding a way to mediate these mounting cost issues. The answer may lie in the strategy. Reactive vs. Proactive More often than not, gap plans are an after-thought. They are added into a [...]

Is Innovation Driving a New Category of Desired Top Talent?

When preparing to recruit ‘top talent,’ your mind typically goes to those candidates with the skills, expertise and leadership experience to make a positive impact and drive positive change at your company. It’s also important to think of the talent gaps that these people are needed to fill. We know that recruiting and winning over [...]

May 24th, 2017|All, Health & Business, Timely Topics|0 Comments

Don’t Underestimate Dental

In the past, dental insurance has been viewed as an after-thought. Perhaps this has to do with its classification as an ancillary benefit. Or maybe, because dental isn’t always grouped together inside a medical policy, it’s put at the end of the list of healthcare benefits. But now, dental benefits are increasingly getting recognized as an [...]

May 17th, 2017|All, Health & Business|0 Comments

Are Your Benefits Developing an Emotional Connection to Job Prospects?

Let’s jump right into it. Are your benefits developing an emotional connection to job prospects? I know, it’s a strange question, one you may be inclined to answer with, “I don’t know, who cares, benefits aren’t emotional.” But let’s think about it for a minute. Gallup’s recent article, “Does your brand attract star employees?” discusses [...]

May 10th, 2017|All, Health & Business|0 Comments

Wellness Recap

We’ve talked a good bit about wellness on the Armada blog, but we decided that now, at the start of Global Employee Health and Fitness Month, would be a good time to revisit the topic! Let’s start with the basics. What is a wellness program? These are programs put in place as a way for the [...]

May 3rd, 2017|All, Health & Business|0 Comments

Customization in a One-Size-Fits-All Market

What are most people looking for in their health benefits? Coverage that will truly support their specific health needs. The challenge, if you choose to accept it, is figuring out how to provide that kind of support with today’s one-size-fits-all primary plans that dominate the market. Quick Definition Time One-size-fits-all plans: Health plans that provide [...]

Health Insurance and the Digital Boom

Let’s talk technology. Every industry has been affected by the digital boom, tasked with the challenge of adapting their products, services and processes to better fit within the digital realm. The health insurance industry is no exception. As a result of the world’s digitization, health insurance companies are generating apps, streamlined web access to medical [...]

April 19th, 2017|All, Health & Business, Timely Topics|0 Comments

Retention Tension

When discussing the tight talent market, there is often a lot of focus put on the ability to attract talent and win them over, but what about the talent you already have at your company? Keeping the skilled and talented professionals you rely on at your company has become increasingly challenging over the past years, [...]

April 5th, 2017|All, Health & Business|0 Comments

Defining Supplemental: The Hard-Hitting Questions

We’ve talked a lot about supplemental on our blog (here, here and here, for instance), but out in the market, we’ve noticed some confusion surrounding what supplemental actually means. A simple Google search won’t result in a very concrete definition, so we at Armada have taken it upon ourselves to answer the question of all [...]