Guided tours on Dec. 1 open to public as annual Medicare enrollment season draws to a close JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Nov. 20, 2015) – A new model of health care for Medicare beneficiaries in Florida lands in Jacksonville in 2016, and its creators are offering a sneak peek just in time to make coverage changes for the new year. The federal government’s annual Medicare en [...]

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. [...]

During the Annual Open Enrollment period for health insurance, it can be overwhelming when you have lots of options to choose from. It is not always easy to know what will work best for you and your family when you are shopping for health care coverage. Here, at Florida Blue, we know that health insurance can be difficult to understand. That is why we have Florida Blue Centers in your community [...]

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – For the seventh straight year, Florida Blue’s strong commitment to policies and practices supporting lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees has resulted in a perfect score on the Corporate Equality Index. The CEI is a national benchmarking survey and report administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation. Florida Blue, the leading health solutions compan [...]

Once again, I am pleased to join Florida Blue at its Flavors Food Truck during the 2015 Florida Blue Florida Classic on November 21. The Classic represents the longest-running rivalry in college football between Bethune-Cookman and Florida A & M universities. It is one of the year’s most anticipated events for the [...]

Until recently, cataract and glaucoma surgeries have always been performed as two separate procedures. Fortunately, patients and surgeons now have options. In 2012 the FDA approved a device called the [...]

How long does it take to create a habit? I bet you answered that question automatically with “21 days.”  This idea came from observations from a plastic surgeon named Dr. Maxwell Maltz. He never actually did any research, but his observations of his patients led him to expound [...]

If you currently DO have coverage…. Step 1:  Review you current situation. Has my family circumstances changed?  Do I have more or less income to pay for health insurance? Is there any change in my family’s health conditions Step 2: Read through your current health plan. Are the benefits changing for 2016? Is the m [...]

When you sign up for a health plan, there are a lot of things to think about. Use the checklist below to help you get ready and then talk to us one-on-one. We can help you choose the best coverage, at the right price, for you or your family. Below is the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) checklist which will help inform [...]

Get Ready for 2016 Open Enrollment It’s that time of year again – time to enroll in health coverage for 2016.  Open enrollment for Marketplace plans begins on November 1, with coverage starting on January 1, 2016.  Here are some things to keep in mind as you consider your coverage options for next year. What Is Health Insurance? [...]