You know that close talker who always seems to corner you at large family gatherings? Or that goofy uncle you only see during the holidays who tells the same stories every year? You should be safe from both of those this year if you follow safety guidelines for holiday celebrations. The Centers for Disea [...]

In a world with so much uncertainty, having affordable health care coverage gives you peace of mind, knowing you and your family will be covered for the care you need, including emergencies. There are several levels of plans to choose from for myBlue, an HMO health plan that has our lowest premiums. Most having a $0 to low-cost copay when you see an in-network primary care doctor. And, [...]

From live video and audio to instant messaging, there are now more ways than ever for you to communicate with your doctors when an in-person visit isn’t possible or necessary. Many Florida Blue providers are offering virtual care to their patients. Check with your doctor to see if that’s an option. And most members who purchased an individual or family plan on their own and many [...]

Want the ability to easily compare your current Florida Blue health plan with another Florida Blue plan? Well, you’re in luck. With the self-service Premium and Plan Compare tool, Florida Blue members who purchased an individual or family health plan on their own, can review their current plan and compare it to next year’s plans. The tool gives you the ability to contrast costs, benefit [...]

Everywhere you look, people are affected in some way—financially, physically or emotionally—by COVID-19. Florida Blue wants to lessen the burden by reminding you to complete health and wellness activities by the end of the year, so you can earn rewards toward your premium and other medical services and supplies. For Members with Affordable Care Act Plans If you [...]

We’ve all heard the saying at one point in our lives, “every cloud has a silver lining,” meaning that something good can come out of something bad.   That may be true now for those who have fully recove [...]

Good dental care isn’t just about having a big smile with white teeth. It’s about keeping your body healthy, from your head to your toes. Brushing twice a day and flossing at least once a day helps remove fo [...]

Are You Ready to #GetMaskedFL?

Posted on Sep 4th 2020 by Florida Blue

You may not realize it, but there are things we do every day that help keep our communities and those around us safer. Whether it’s signaling a left turn on your way to the grocery store, buckling your child into their car seat before a trip or washing your hands before preparing a meal for friends and family, y [...]

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak, the nation and the world has seen significant changes to daily living. While social distancing, quarantine and isolation help prevent the spread of infectious disease, these same practices may impact your mental health in a negative way.  Common reactions Everybody reacts differently to stres [...]

Getting a flu shot early has long made sense to Dr. Paul Kaplan. But in the year of COVID-19, he believes it’s a no-brainer. Kaplan gets his shot each September to make sure he’s protected by the time early flu season arrives in October. It also keeps him safe when he’s around others during Thanksgiving, Christmas and ot [...]