Hurricane season is upon on us, the 2020 Atlantic Hurricane season runs from June 1st until November 30th. As you make a list of necessary supplies, consider your impact on the environm [...]

We have earned a score of 100 on the Disability Equality Index (DEI) survey for initiatives to support employees with mental health and caregiving programs while at the same time providing more than $1.5 million in charitable donations to programs that support people with disabilities. Top-scoring businesses are recognized as Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion. Florida Blue wa [...]

The Florida Blue Foundation has recognized individuals, programs and organizations that are addressing issues of poverty and opioids/substance abuse with its annual Sapphire Award for excellence and innovation in community health. Those recognized represent communities throughout the state of Florida. A total of $470,000 was [...]

GuideWell Mutual Holding Corporation (GuideWell), the parent to a family of forward-thinking companies focused on transforming health care; Florida Blue, the state’s leading health insurer; and Florida Blue Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Florida Blue, today announced $25 million in investments over five years to organizations focused on diversity and inclusion and health equity in the com [...]

Florida Blue, the state’s leading health insurer, announced today additional actions being taken in response to the COVID-19 pandemic: For Commercial Fully Insured Employer Group Health Plans: One-Month Reduction in Premium: Fully insured employer group customers will be provided a 15% reduction in premium costs to be app [...]

Last Monday, we observed Memorial Day, the holiday when Americans honor the men and women who have died defending our country’s ideals serving in the U.S. military. And last Monday, George Floyd’s tragic, shocking death reminded us all that our country has a long way to go before its central promise of equality becomes reality. Last week and all weekend, the country reeled in pain and protest a [...]

Posted on May 16th 2020 by Florida Blue

In recent weeks, levels of awareness have sparked conversations regarding racial inequality and injustice in our country. Although these conversations may not be comfortable, they are necessary for the growth, healing, and progress of our country. Last Friday, the Guidewell Community, ASPIRE, presented a segment of Living While Black – The Impact of Racial Trauma. We are pleased to pres [...]

Throughout the GuideWell enterprise, there are many nurses in many different roles. National Nurses Week, which begins each year on May 6 and ends on May 12, the birthday of nursing founder Florence Nightingale, is an exciting opportunity for our company to recognize the significant contributions of nurses in our organization. Recently, we caught up with a few nurses to hear more about how [...]

We know hunger is a critical need during this challenging time. So, we are committed to working with community partners, to contribute the equivalent of over 1 million meals in West Florida. Our donations are part of a $2 million initial investment we made to address urgent health and safety needs across the state as a result of the crisis. In Sarasota and DeSota Count [...]

Florida Blue, the state’s leading health insurer, is contributing 300,000 meals to assist Central Floridians struggling due to the COVID-19 health crisis. The contribution to Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida is part of a $2 million initial investment Florida Blue is making to address urgent health and safety needs across the state as a result of the crisis. “Florida Blue is c [...]