Don't miss out on events at your Florida Blue Center. We welcome all Floridians! You don't have to be a member to get in on free events happening at your local Florida Blue Center. From health fairs and weekly wellness programs to special guest seminars, take advantage of these free events for you and your famil [...]

National Volunteer Week is a way to recognize and celebrate the individuals who give selflessly to help others in and out of the communities. We are committed to helping our communities achieve better health, and National Volunteer week and it gives us an opportunity to celebrate the impact of volunteer service. The power of volunteers is paramount—they build stronger communities and ar [...]

Two local nonprofits are finalists for the Florida Blue Foundation’s prestigious Sapphire Awards to recognize excellence in community health care statewide. The awards are part of the Foundation’s annual Community Health Symposium, taking place in Orlando May 9-10, that brings toget [...]

A telehealth solution to increase access to mental health care and a program that gives away “superhero” prosthetics to needy children join a health advocate with decades of work locally as finalists for the Florida Blue Foundation’s prestigious Sapphire Awards. The awards are part of the Foundation’s annual [...]

A former Miami Heat star, the superintendent of Miami-Dade County Public Schools and two local nonprofit health centers are finalists for the Florida Blue Foundation’s prestigious Sapphire Awards to recognize excellence in community health care. The awards are part of the Foundation’s annual Community Health Symposium, tak [...]

The Early Childhood Court program of The Florida Center for Early Childhood in Sarasota changed its approach to handling cases of young children in foster care from one of simple management to one that seeks to heal the underlying source of maltreatment. For this effective approach that has improved the lives of children, the ECC has been named a finalist for the Florida Blue Foundation’s prest [...]

This month Florida Blue kicks off its 75th-anniversary celebration. A lot of change since we were established in 1944, but one thing that remains the same is our commitment to helping our members and the communities we serve to improve their health. [...]

Thank you! Florida Blue is celebrating its 75th anniversary and we wouldn’t be here without you, our members. We started as a little office on Riverside Avenue in Jacksonville in 1944 to provide affordable health plans to Floridians. I don’t think we could have imagined then that we would help 5 million people across the state every year to access health [...]

A few weeks ago, I attended a health care conference in South Florida. Nearly 1,000 people participated in the annual event, including leading healthcare executives from around the world. I enjoyed seeing other leaders I know, meeting new people, and talking about where healthcare is headed.   More than anything I heard that day, what I will remember most [...]

There is no question that a great deal has changed since April 27, 1944, the day Florida Blue—A GuideWell Company—opened its first office on Riverside Avenue in Jacksonville as Florida Hospital Service Corporation, later becoming Blue Cross Blue Shield. Founded on the need to provide affordable health care in Florida, our company has remained steadfast in that effort. Here we are, 75 years late [...]

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