Florida Blue, the state’s leading health insurer, announced today it will waive cost-sharing through June 1 for its members who must undergo treatment for COVID-19, including in-patient hospital admissions. The announcement impacts a [...]

A Sunny Moment

Posted on Mar 28th 2020 by Florida Blue

Our community is at the heart of all we do. We know these uncertain times can be worrisome, but together we will rise above the adversity created by this devastating outbreak and walk away stronger than ever in our resolve to help people and communities achieve better health. [...]

We have joined generous YMCA members to help the YMCAs of the Tampa Bay meet a critical need in the Greater Tampa Bay area during these unprecedented times. We have provided a generous $100,000 gift to help the Tampa Metropolitan Area YMCA, YMCA of the Suncoast and YMCA of Greater St. Petersburg offer all-day youth relief care for essential workers at 21 Y [...]

We’ve extended the time you have to pay your premium for individual members and groups. So even if your payment becomes past due or is already late, you’ll have additional time to make payments, at least through June 30 unable to pay premiums as a result of the COVID-19 health crisis that would otherwise have been [...]

Have you signed up for an account on our new Florida Blue Medicare member website, My Health Link, yet? If not, sign up now so you can take advantage of all the new capabilities, like adding a family member to your care team and getting health care reminders tailored to you. And you’ll still be able to use familiar features like searching for a doctor, viewing your plan documents and tracking h [...]

Florida Blue, the state’s leading health insurer, announced today that it is making an initial investment of $2 million to address urgent health and safety needs in communities across Florida, the company’s latest response to the COVID-19 public health crisis. The contributions will address food security for seniors and children, support for hourly workers, behavioral health needs and other cri [...]

The health of our members, employees and community is our top priority. That’s why we are following Department of Health and CDC guidelines by limiting contact through social distancing. Face-to-face [...]

Florida Blue is adding a free-to-member virtual care partner, Teladoc, for seniors and others on its Medicare Advantage plans, and waiving the virtual care copay for many commercial and Affordable Care Act members to encourage use of Teladoc if it is offered as part of their plan. Additionally, during this crisis, Florida Blue’s network of primary care doctors and specialists wi [...]

Your allergies are getting the best of you, but you’re out of town on business. One of your kids may be coming down with the flu or an upper respiratory infection, but you can’t get in to see the doctor. No worries. For these and other non-emergency conditions, virtual care through Teladoc is available 24/7 without having to leave your home, office or wherever you are. Most Flor [...]

Florida Blue, the state’s leading health insurer, has partnered with New Directions Behavioral Health to offer a free bilingual helpline to assist all Floridians with the stress they may feel during the COVID-19 health crisis. The toll-free helpline connects individuals with specially trained behavioral health counselor [...]