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Our health is such a personal matter, right? It can be hard to work up the nerve to discuss it with close friends and family—much less someone in a doctor’s office. That’s why it’s so important to find a primary care doctor you like and trust. Over time, you’ll get to know one another, and you’ll feel comfortable talking about things as they come up. Plus, the earlier you two can identify poten [...]

Florida Blue Is Hiring

Posted on Mar 29th 2018 by Florida Blue

Be Well, Work Well. That’s our company motto for employees at Florida Blue. We’re a forward-thinking group with a passion for giving back to the communities in which we live and play. So if you or someone you know is looking for a new work adventure, we’re currently filling nearly 500 positions across the state, with most in Orlando, Tampa, Jacksonville and Miami. [...]

Your blood pressure is high. Your cholesterol is through the roof. Concerned, your family doctor refers you to a cardiologist. You’re worried, so you call the office to make an appointment as soon as you get home. Their next open appointment is in two months. You call your doctor back and get another name to try—only to learn that office has a three-month wait. This is a problem [...]

Think you know everything about your medications? You may not. From when to take your medications to where you keep them, there’s a lot to know about your drugs. Your medications can interact with each other and even with your vitamins and supplements. And where you store your prescriptions can sometimes make them less effective. We’ve gathered some advice from pharmacists here to help you get [...]

Nationally known speakers will address how communities can work to overcome hunger, poverty, hate, the opioid drug crisis and other problems at the Florida Blue Foundation’s “Big Issues in Health” Community Health Symposium and Sapphire Awards. The annual event will take place May 3-4 at the Gaylord Palms Resort in Kissimmee, Fla. Pat Geraghty, CEO of GuideWell and Florida Blue, will re [...]

What’s better than taking care of yourself? Taking care of yourself and getting rewarded for it. Through HealthyBlue*, you can earn gift cards for getting the tests and services you need. It’s easy. All you have to do is sign up and find out what screenings and services you need this year. *Note: Plans eligible for HealthyBlue Rewards include Blue [...]

If you’ve ever watched the Tampa Bay Lightning play, you know what it feels like the moment the players rush onto the ice for the first time. The Tesla coil buzzes overhead, and tens of thousands of fans roar with excitement. It makes me feel alive to be part of that experience—to be connected to other people toward a common goal of cheering our team on to victory [...]

For Florida Blue members with health coverage through their employer Want to improve your health but don’t know where to start? Register for Better You Strides, Florida Blue’s online wellness program, to get a personal plan to better health. Better You Strides, powered by CaféWell®, creates a Personal Health [...]

Diets come and go, and habits aren’t made in a day. If you’re trying to eat better, start where you are. Make small changes you can stick with, and before you know it you’ll notice you’ve made healthy eating a lifestyle! •Eat a healthy breakfast that includes protein, carbohydrates and healthy fat. Try plain Greek yogurt with berries and chopped nuts or whole grain cere [...]

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! Community Partner Day Join us to learn more about community partnerships that you can use as a local resource or even volunteer your time. The mont [...]



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