We sat down with our CEO Pat Geraghty to talk about the First Coast Relief Fund and why it was important that Florida Blue partner with organizations in the community to aid Irma recovery efforts. Q:  Pat, as the chair of the board of trustees of the United Way of Northeast Florida, can you tell us about the [...]

Pat Geraghty, CEO of Florida Blue, the leading health insurer in Florida, today announced that the company will donate $1 million to support relief and recovery efforts across the state in the wake of Hurricane Irma. “The devastation wrought by Hurricane Irma – from the Keys and south Florida, up our beautiful west coast, and on north t [...]

At Florida Blue, we care deeply about our friends and neighbors affected by Hurricane Irma. See below for important information that may be helpful to you after the storm. Based on regional conditions, all offices and Florida Blue Centers throughout the state will be open Friday, Sept. 15 with the [...]

To help Florida residents prepare for Hurricane Irma, we will temporarily allow members who reside in all Florida counties to get an early refill [...]

2018 Health Plan Changes for Members Who Buy Insurance on Their Own While there’s a lot of talk about changes to our health care laws, the Affordable Care Act is still the law of the land. You can keep your Florida Blue health coverage. And if you’re eligible, you can continue to get financial assistance based on the 2018 eligibility guidelines. This year you h [...]

There’s an app for just about everything today. From bargain shopping to planning a vacation, you have access to the whole world in the palm of your hand. We know life happens when you’re on the go, so we’ve improved the Florida Blue mobile app to give you easier access to what you need, anytime, anywhere. If you haven’t used it in a while—or if you don’t have it yet—now’s the time to get on bo [...]

Keeping Influenza at Bay

Posted on Aug 31st 2017 by Florida Blue

Across the state, Florida families are back from vacation and preparing for back-to-school season, football season and more. With all this activity, it’s easy to forget that flu season is also just around the corner. Influenza, or flu, viruses usually begin to show up in October, and the season can last through fall and winter or longer. The flu is very contagious. People with weakened [...]

Want to Beat Diabetes?

Posted on Jul 14th 2017 by Florida Blue

Follow these tips to manage your diabetes and live healthy Last fall, one of Charlotte Atkinson’s friends invited her to go to a Diabetes Prevention Program meeting at a Florida Blue Center near where they live. Charlotte said yes, hoping she could lose a little weight. Her husba [...]

Is It A Dental Emergency?

Posted on Jul 11th 2017 by Florida Blue

Most of us are not always certain of what constitutes a dental emergency. A dental emergency could require a visit to the emergency room, a routine visit to your dentist, or potentially after hours care or consultation. You ultimately must determine the severity of the emergency. Dental emergencies can range from a dental abscess that could potentially threat [...]

Stay Cool This Summer

Posted on Jul 11th 2017 by Florida Blue

Whether you’re planning a day at the beach or a day in your garden, use these tips to help steer clear of heatstroke and other heat-related illnesses in the sizzling summer heat. 1. Drink up: Going for a walk? Bring a bottle (or two) of water with you. According to the American Heart Association, you should drink a cup o [...]

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