Get the 411 on Folic Acid

Posted on Jan 18th 2017 by Florida Blue

How much do you know about folic acid? If you’re pregnant or trying to get pregnant, you’ve probably heard about it. Part of the vitamin B family, folic acid helps the body make healthy, new cells. And taking it is one of the most important things you can do to protect your unborn [...]

It’s 2017, a fresh new year. That means it’s time to shake the cookie crumbs off your ugly holiday sweater and dust the cobwebs from your gym membership card, right? Taking better care of yourself is a big step, one that could yiel [...]

Big changes happened to the MarketplaceSM (Obamacare) in Florida. On December 31, 2016, UnitedHealthcare and Aetna/Coventry closed their Marketplace plans, and Humana closed its Marketplace plans in six counties: Polk, Lake, Osceola, Seminole, Orange a [...]

Florida Blue, in partnership with New Directions Behavioral Health, is offering support to its employees and to local residents affected by the recent tragic event at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. [...]

We all know we’re supposed to go to the dentist twice a year for cleanings. If a cavity turns up, nowadays the dentist uses a drill to get out only what’s rotten so we can keep most of our tooth. But can you imagine getting a cavity in the Middle Ages? Electricity wasn’t widely used until the late 1800s. Before then, if you had a toothache (read: cavity), you’d just wait it out till the [...]

In January, Donald Trump will be sworn in as our next President. At the same time, we will welcome in new and returning legislators at both the federal and state levels. With this change, there is promise and opportunity if we all share the same goal of providing access to affordable, high quality health care. [...]

Congratulations on renewing your health plan or picking a new plan for 2017. Here are a few steps to be sure you are ready to use your benefits on January 1. Your Member ID Card [...]

New for 2017! Pharmacy options are changing for some health plans. Switch your prescriptions to a participating pharmacy before these changes happen. Learn more here.  [...]

After January 1, log in to FloridaBlue.com, select ID Card Servi [...]

This chocolatey holiday treat has a nutrient-packed secret—squash! Serve this up at your holiday party. No one will ever guess that they’re getting a veggie with their dessert. Plus, at 24 cents a slice, it’s a budget-friendly option for any gathering.   Chocolate Squash Cake   Ingredients list ½ cup vegetable o [...]

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