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Autumn Adventures

Posted on Oct 17th 2018 by Florida Blue

The (slightly) cooler days of fall are the perfect time to head outdoors for some fun in Florida. If you are looking for something to do, consider these ideas. Meet a Manatee: When it gets cool, where do manatees like to go? The springs! The water stays warm — about 72 degrees — in Florida’s springs, so manatees congregate there. Some good places to see manate [...]

This year, take the guesswork and frustration out of health insurance shopping and contact a Florida Blue health plan expert. With a health plan expert, you’ll understand how your plan works for you, the doctors you can choose, referrals, rewards and prescription drug choices that call all save you money. Watch this video to learn more! English: [...]

With Florida Blue, you get more than just what’s covered by your health plan. You get access to programs, tools and advice at no extra cost to you. Here are a few of these extras that help you get the most out of your plan’s benefits. [...]

Shopping for health insurance can be a very daunting process, especially with all the terminology that is involved. Florida Blue has developed the following infographic around the 10 most common health care terms you should know before shopping for health insurance. [...]

Teachers played a very influential part of my life during elementary school. Whether it was my uncle, who was a teacher and taught me many of life’s lessons when I was away from school after my parents’ divorced or it was the teachers who led my classroom, they were significant figures in my life. Two that really stand out are my fourth-grade teachers Ms. Alfonso and Mr. Patrillo. As st [...]

With some hospitals closed or damaged and mobility difficult due to Hurricane Michael, Florida Blue, the leading health insurer in the state, has expanded health care services for members within the impacted area. Members can seek help at any facility and will be covered at the in-network level. The company also has suspended referral and prior authorization requirements for a number of service [...]

Hurricane Michael Impacts

Posted on Oct 9th 2018 by Florida Blue

At Florida Blue, we care deeply about our friends and neighbors affected by Hurricane Michael. See below for important information that may be helpful to you before and after the storm. Important Information for Our Members If you live in an evacuation zone and need a doctor for something that’s not an emergency: U [...]

In Florida, the first day of autumn might not feel very fall-like. But we know it’s arrived when we begin to see Halloween candy and costume displays. These scenes can lurch us into panic mode, knowing it will only be a matter of time until Thanksgiving and then Christmas have come and gone. It’s no wonder the holiday season is nicknamed “hustle and bustle”: we’re left with long to-do lists, in [...]

Keeping up with your health is hard enough as it is: making yearly wellness appointments, maintaining a healthy weight, staying motivated to move every day, and knowing when to get milestone check-ups like mammograms and colon screenings. That’s where a patient-centered medical home (PCMH) comes in. When you find a PCMH, you’ll get a team of health care pros working together to look out [...]

My Kind of Blue

Posted on Oct 9th 2018 by Florida Blue

When you’re part of the Florida Blue family, your membership goes far beyond doctor’s visits. We want you to feel good saying, “That’s My Kind of Blue.” We’re in your neighborhood. Free exercise and nutrition classes to everyone in the community? In-person help for all your health insurance questions? Quick and easy health snapshot from a registered nurse? Yes, please. [...]

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