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This guide is for members under 65 years of age who enrolled in a Florida Blue health plan for themselves or their family (not through their employer or Medicare). Health care can be complicated—especially when it comes to knowing what your health plan covers and how to use it. This is part 5 of a five-part guide to help you get off to a good star [...]

This guide is for members under 65 years of age who enrolled in a Florida Blue health plan for themselves or their family (not through their employer or Medicare). Health care can be complicated—especially when it comes to knowing what your health plan covers and how to use it. This is part 4 of a five-part guide to help y [...]

When you file your taxes for 2017, you're required to let the IRS know that you health insurance--otherwise you'll pay a penalty. (You'll need to do this for one more year, so make sure you're covered in 2018 and can show proof of coverage this time next year, too.) You'll receive Form 1095 to prove you had coverage in 2017. You might get more than one of these forms, depending on how y [...]

We Support Parkland

Posted on Feb 15th 2018 by Florida Blue

On February 14, 2018, an armed young man killed 17 people and wounded at least 15 others at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Our deepest sympathies go out to the victims of this senseless act of violence and to their families and loved ones.  We mourn the loss of these innocent students, and we grieve with their families and friends.   [...]

This guide is for members under 65 years of age who enrolled in a Florida Blue health plan for themselves or their family (not through their employer or Medicare). Health care can be complicated—especially when it comes to knowing what your health plan covers and how to use it. This is part 3 of a five-part guide to help you get off to a good star [...]

This year, the Florida Blue Centers are committed to providing classes to our communities that can help everyone live a more centered and fulfilling life. Tune in each month to find out what’s happening in your neighborhood! Boost: Learn how to have more energy every day! Afternoon slump. Hitting a wall. Needing a nap (or that caffeine drip). Sound familiar? Come join u [...]

Dr. Anne Schuchat, acting director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has reported that influenza (flu) is one of the biggest health threats and a public health challenge.  The CDC is tracking the flu and the latest data indicates that flu activity is still widespread across the nation. Recently we sat down with Florida Blue’s Vice President of Medical Affairs, [...]

This guide is for members under 65 years of age who enrolled in a Florida Blue health plan for themselves or their family (not through their employer or Medicare). Health care can be complicated—especially when it comes to knowing what your health plan covers and how to use it. This is part 2 of a five-part guide to help you get off to a good start. Whether you’re new to the Fl [...]

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