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Key dates: December 15: last day to renew or enroll if you get a tax credit from the government December 31: last day to renew or enroll if you don’t qualify for a tax credit Your 2019 Florida Blue health plan benefits and coverage should have arrived in the mail. Here are some easy-to-follow steps tha [...]

Florida Blue, in partnership with New Directions Behavioral Health, is offering support to local residents affected by the recent tragic event in Tallahassee. The company is providing the community access to specially trained behavioral health counselors via a 24-hour, toll-free help line: 1-833-848-1762. Additionally, on-site grief counseling is available from [...]

Hurricane Michael Impacts

Posted on Nov 7th 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 have been affected by Hurricane Michael and need a doctor for something that’s not an emerge [...]

We support Tallahassee

Posted on Nov 5th 2018 by Florida Blue

On November 2, 2018, an armed man killed two people and wounded at least four others at Hot Yoga Tallahassee. Our deepest sympathies go out to the victims of this senseless act of violence and to their families and loved ones. In addition, we are heartbroken at the loss of Dr. Nancy Van Vessem, one of our own team members, in the shooting in Tallahassee. Nancy was beloved as chief medic [...]

Health is the New Wealth

Posted on Nov 4th 2018 by Latondra Steele

You probably own a Fitbit or know someone who does. It’s estimated that one in five Americans will use a fitness tracker product by the year 2021, which will pump over $20 million into that industry. If you went to the gym last year, you contributed to the 5 billion trips people in the U.S. took to workout. Gym membership fees alone gene [...]

Florida Blue is not only one of three insurers currently selling Affordable Care Act plans in South Florida, it is also the state’s largest — with more than one million policies sold across Florida through the ACA marketplace. As members across the state and nation prepare to choose a new plan, renew their existing plan, or enroll in an ACA plan for the first time, it is important that they und [...]

We’ve been made aware of unsolicited, automated calls being made to individuals throughout the state that start with a message about open enrollment approaching, and then claiming to offer medical plans from “Blue Cross” and other insurers. These calls are not from Florida Blue nor anyone representing our compan [...]

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