The ABCDEs of Melanoma

Posted on Jun 7th 2018 by Florida Blue

Melanoma is the most dangerous form of skin cancer. According to the American Cancer Society, more than 90,000 Americans will be diagnosed with melanoma this year and 1 in 10 will die from it. The following increase the risk for melanoma: bad sunburns at a young age, tanning outdoors or indoors, a weakened immune system from an autoimmune disorder or organ transplant and a family history of mel [...]

Have a partner who won’t stop snoring? Maybe your doctor has suggested participating in a sleep study. Before you get certain types of care, we ask your doctor to consult with our medical team to discuss and agree on the course of treatment. This helps be sure you’re getting the right care and to know that your procedure will be covered. The kinds of treatments we want to work with your [...]

How Insurance Works

Posted on Apr 16th 2018 by Florida Blue

Your health insurance plan protects you from the unexpected: when you get sick or have to go to the hospital. Plus, it covers certain benefits that help you stay healthy--like a yearly checkup and covered routine screenings and labwork. Watch this video to learn the basics. [...]

Did you know urgent care  centers can usually save time and money on care for minor illnesses and injuries? In a real emergency, always go the nearest ER and you’re covered.   [...]

Our health is such a personal matter, right? It can be hard to work up the nerve to discuss it with close friends and family—much less someone in a doctor’s office. That’s why it’s so important to find a primary care doctor you like and trust. Over time, you’ll get to know one another, and you’ll feel comfortable talking about things as they come up. Plus, the earlier you two can identify poten [...]

If you purchased your Florida Blue health plan on your own or through your employer, we've developed a series of articles to help you get the most out of it. Paying Your Bill Getting Your $0 Wellness Checkup [...]

We understand that each person has unique health care needs and that navigating the health care system is not always easy. That's why we’ve set up specialized care teams and personalized services to make it easier to manage your health and maximize your health plan benefits. These particular services are specific to Florida Blue members under the age of 65 years who purchased a health plan on t [...]

Whether it's comparing prices or visiting one of our Value Choice Providers, take advantage of our money-saving tools! These particular services are specific to Florida Blue members under the age of 65 years who purchased a health plan on their own or through their employer. Compare Medical Costs and Drug Prices: Be an Informed Shopper Medical Costs [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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