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

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 [...]

3 Ways to Bring Spring Cleaning to the Workplace

Sprucing up and decluttering your home is typical of spring cleaning, but this annual refresh can also be a perfect way to increase productivity in the workplace. Now that the long winter has passed and warmer weather is on the horizon, take a beat to dust off your desk and priorities to make space for [...]

March 22nd, 2017|All, Health & Business, Timely Topics|0 Comments

Employees and HDHPs

Our Director of Sales recently talked a lot about high deductible health plans (HDHPs) and how the shift to these types of plans is forcing employees to shoulder a lot more of the health expenses. Here’s a quick recap: Premium increases are causing employers to make the shift to HDHPs to lower the cost of [...]

Emergency Air Evacuation—A Lifesaver that can Break the Bank

What happens if someone at your company is away on business, suffers a health emergency, and immediately needs to be transferred to a hospital better equipped to handle the situation. In the moment, it’s a no brainer: coordinate an emergency helicopter to get them to where they need (which is easier said than done). But [...]

March 1st, 2017|All, Health & Business|0 Comments

Small Business Benefits Blues

Health benefits are an integral part of the benefit package. They improve employee satisfaction, recruitment and retention strategies, as well as employee health and productivity. Despite these clear findings, small businesses typically put less emphasis on the importance of providing health benefits. Small businesses make up the majority of U.S. businesses. In 2013, 82% of [...]

February 22nd, 2017|All, Health & Business|0 Comments

Roses are Red, Violets are Blue, I’m Tired of Rising Healthcare Costs, How ‘Bout You?

While others may have enjoyed a nice Valentine’s Day with friends or loved ones yesterday, your mind is other places. That’s because you know there’s no money left for chocolate and flowers thanks to all these rising health costs! February is the time when you’re starting to feel the effects of high deductible health plans [...]

February 15th, 2017|All, Health & Business, Healthcare Gap Solutions|0 Comments

3 Reasons to Fall Head-Over-Heels for Supplemental Solutions

Supplemental solutions are gaining more and more attention, and we’re a big supporter of that as a leader in the supplemental benefits landscape! These solutions are a definite trend to keep an eye on for 2017. Out of the many reasons to love them, here are 3 to take note of: Differentiation Primary health plans [...]

February 1st, 2017|All, Health & Business, Healthcare Gap Solutions|0 Comments

ACA or No ACA, Ultimate Health Is Here to Stay

It’s officially 2017, and the question on everyone’s mind is, “What is going to happen with healthcare?” The impending change in presidency has brought much uncertainty to the industry, specifically regarding the Affordable Care Act (ACA). While experts continue to speculate what will shift and how to plan and prepare, we wanted to take this [...]

Avoid Providing ‘House of Cards’ Coverage

Employees expect their healthcare insurance plans to protect them by providing coverage for health expenses when they need it. Otherwise, they wouldn’t be able to pay for treatment and would be either left unhealthy (due to being unable to receive the treatment) or in serious debt (due to having the treatment despite not being able [...]

December 21st, 2016|All, Health & Business, Healthcare Gap Solutions|0 Comments

Insurance with True Value

In a recent post, we covered the value of an insured product versus something that may act similarly, but is not technically insurance. You can read the details here, but in short, insurance delivers much greater value because of its ability to ebb and flow. We also explained that while primary insurance plan premiums are [...]

December 7th, 2016|All, Health & Business, Healthcare Gap Solutions|1 Comment