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Posted on Feb 15th 2018 by Florida Blue

On February 14, 2018, an armed young man killed 17 people and wounded at least 15 others at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Our deepest sympathies go out to the victims of this senseless act of violence and to their families and loved ones.  We mourn the loss of these innocent students, and we grieve with their families and friends.   [...]

Your health plan may include one yearly checkup with your primary care doctor—and it’s the easiest way to start using your health plan. This visit is $0 if you purchased your own health coverage for you or your family, and it includes bloodwork and routine screenings like a colonoscopy or bone density test. If you have [...]

This year, the Florida Blue Centers are committed to providing classes to our communities that can help everyone live a more centered and fulfilling life. Tune in each month to find out what’s happening in your neighborhood! Boost: Learn how to have more energy every day! Afternoon slump. Hitting a wall. Needing a nap (or that caffeine drip). Sound familiar? Come join u [...]

Dr. Anne Schuchat, acting director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has reported that influenza (flu) is one of the biggest health threats and a public health challenge.  The CDC is tracking the flu and the latest data indicates that flu activity is still widespread across the nation. Recently we sat down with Florida Blue’s Vice President of Medical Affairs, [...]

If you're under the age of 65 years and you purchased a health plan on your own or through your employer, your your online account and the Florida Blue app are your 24/7 connection to benefits, ID cards a [...]

Paying your bill on time is the best way to make sure you have the coverage you need—when you need it. We have lots of options; pick the one that’s best for you! These particular ways to pay are specific to Florida Blue members under the age of 65 years who purchased a health plan on their own. If you bought your plan through your employer, ask your HR representative for details about ways to p [...]

This year, the Florida Blue Foundation will celebrate 13 years of presenting the Sapphire Awards to individuals, programs and organizations in community health and social programs. The Foundation honors these leading organizations at its annual Community Health Symposium. The first set of honorees were in 2005 and since that year, 88 Sapphire Awards, totaling more than $4.2 million, have been a [...]

At Florida Blue, we are proud to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  and his philosophy of  nonviolent social change.  He drew from the teachings of Mahatma Gandhi and his Christian faith to lead the largest nonviolent movement in the United States.  He was a powerful orator who moved many to seek justice [...]

On occasion, we may call to let you know about care and support services that can help you stay healthy and often save money. When we do call, you don’t have to simply trust what you see on your caller ID: We’ll tell you not only that it’s us but also why we’re calling before we ask for any personal information. Here’s how to know if it’s us [...]

The Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) is still the law of the land. The recent passage of the tax bill does not get rid of the individual mandate, which is the tax penalty for not having health insurance, until January 2019. To avoid a penalty when you file your taxes this year, make sure the government knows you have health insurance. As part of the Affordable Care Act, Florida Blue must [...]

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