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As healthcare cost increases and coverage decreases, a gap is created. What now?

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: 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 [...]

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 [...]

Inside Look Video Series: A Glimpse into Ultimate Health Coverage

We say it a lot: Ultimate Health, our premier supplemental healthcare reimbursement product, covers many different types of expenses. But what are some examples? One of our product experts, Rachel, says it best in this video. Take a look to discover the wide array of expenses Ultimate Health can reimburse for. The plan can easily [...]

2017-12-06T16:30:03-05:00November 29th, 2017|All, Healthcare Gap Solutions|0 Comments

All Supplemental is Not Voluntary and All Dessert is Not Pumpkin Pie: Quick Vocab Review

Today we’re going to cover a commonly confused term in the insurance industry, and that term is supplemental. Misconception A major mistake many people make, brokers and employers alike, is that when they see the word ‘supplemental’, their minds automatically jump to voluntary insurance. But these two terms aren’t interchangeable. All voluntary insurance is supplemental [...]

2017-12-06T16:17:18-05:00November 22nd, 2017|All, Healthcare Gap Solutions|0 Comments

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 [...]

Beware of the Trickery: What Kind of Coverage Are You Dealing With?

It’s Halloween time! Along with consuming copious amounts of sugary treats, this is the time of year when it’s customary to put on a mask and pose as something you’re not. While this annual game of dress-up is all done in fun, it seems a fitting time to discuss the dangers of deceiving coverage because, [...]

2017-12-06T16:30:05-05:00October 30th, 2017|All, Healthcare Gap Solutions, 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 [...]

Super Supplemental: Expense Reimbursed Insured

At Armada, one of our favorite topics is group supplemental insurance. We love to help our brokers and clients better understand the different types of supplemental insurance. While we’ve definitely discussed expense reimbursed insured plans before (take a look at these posts: here and here), we have never dedicated an entire post to this powerful [...]