We Want to Meet You When and Where You Are

Posted on Sep 6th 2019 by Florida Blue

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Things are moving fast, and we know you are too. With family obligations, work commitments and community events, time is precious. We value you and your time and we know you want to make the most of the time you have, so our team wants to meet you when and where you are. We’re neighbors. Florida is our home, too. And as neighbors, we take care of each other. That’s why we’re passionate about generously funding programs and donating thousands of volunteer hours in every community across the...

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Attention Job Seekers - Visit Us at Multiple Career Events in September

Posted on Sep 5th 2019 by Mason Moore

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If you are looking for a new job or are considering a career change, then you’ll want to be sure to join us at one of the several career events that GuideWell will be attending throughout September. Across the GuideWell family of companies, there are many open positions available ranging from entry-level (including internships) to experienced professionals. The open roles include opportunities in customer service, telesales, IT and several other job categories. During the events listed below,...

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Mason Moore is a marketing and communications professional with more than 19 years’ experience creating and implementing award-winning programs for brands from across the globe from a wide variety of industries. He has a diverse background with experience in both agency and corporate marketing and brings expertise in strategic planning, business development, advertising, media relations, community relations, event planning, promotions, social media strategy, crisis communications and internal communications to Guidewell Innovation. Most recently, he served as Senior Vice President, Marketing for The North American Veterinary Community where he led all branding, marketing and communications for multiple national events and several other products and services. Among his many achievements and awards won, he has developed and implemented strategic approaches for many clients from the health care industry

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President and CEO Pat Geraghty Pledges $150,000 from Florida Blue to Aid Hurricane Recovery

Posted on Sep 4th 2019 by Florida Blue

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Pat Geraghty, President and CEO of Florida Blue, the leading health insurer in Florida, today announced that the company will donate $150,000 to support relief and recovery efforts along the Florida coast and in the Bahamas in the wake of Hurricane Dorian. “While we feel extremely fortunate that the path of Hurricane Dorian spared the majority of the state, the devastation felt by our friends in the Bahamas will impact that area for years to come,” Geraghty said. “We offer our support to those...

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Florida Blue Lifts Medication Refill Limits, Encourages Health Care Hurricane Prep

Posted on Aug 29th 2019 by Florida Blue

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As Hurricane Dorian approaches the state, Florida Blue is temporarily allowing members in all Florida counties to get an early refill of their medications. Through September 28, Florida Blue members can get a 30-day emergency supply of medication from in-network pharmacies. Members who go to an out-of-network pharmacy may not be able to fill their prescriptions early. What if I can’t access my doctor due to closures or evacuations? Because of Hurricane Dorian, members may have trouble accessing...

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New Role Already Making a Difference for Members

Posted on Aug 22nd 2019 by Marilyn Young

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Not long after Jeanne Moman began as one of the first eight community specialists for Florida Blue, she heard a heartbreaking story. A mother who lost a child was struggling with her crushing grief. The woman needed one-on-one counseling but didn’t have reliable transportation or a computer. “This was not just handing someone a list and saying, ‘Look it up,’” said Moman, who began in the groundbreaking role in July at the Florida Blue Center in Winter Park. “Emotionally and physically, that’s...

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Marilyn Young spent more than 30 years as a newspaper reporter and editor before joining Florida Blue.

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Florida Blue Member Contact Center Earns Center of Excellence Recognition

Posted on Aug 20th 2019 by Toni Woods

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Florida Blue announced that BenchmarkPortal has certified Florida Blue’s member contact center as a Center of Excellence. The Center of Excellence recognition is regarded in the customer service industry as a top honor, and places the Florida Blue call center in the top 10 % of call centers nationwide. “Our customer service team is deeply committed to helping improve the health of every member we have the privilege of serving. We do this by providing a personalized customer experience and being...

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Toni Woods is a Senior Media Relations Consultant for Florida Blue. She has worked in communications for more than 20 years in the health care, energy and sports industries, working with media around the world. She is a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism.

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Looking for Your Next Career Opportunity? – Join Us at Multiple Career Events in August

Posted on Aug 14th 2019 by Mason Moore

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Would you be inspired to help others live healthier lives? Are you looking for a career opportunity with outstanding growth opportunities? If you answered “yes” to these questions, then you’ll want to attend any of the four Jacksonville-area career fairs and expos that Florida Blue will be participating at in late August. At these events, we are looking to engage with candidates for multiple positions ranging from entry-level (including internships) to experienced professionals. Included are...

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Mason Moore

Mason Moore is a marketing and communications professional with more than 19 years’ experience creating and implementing award-winning programs for brands from across the globe from a wide variety of industries. He has a diverse background with experience in both agency and corporate marketing and brings expertise in strategic planning, business development, advertising, media relations, community relations, event planning, promotions, social media strategy, crisis communications and internal communications to Guidewell Innovation. Most recently, he served as Senior Vice President, Marketing for The North American Veterinary Community where he led all branding, marketing and communications for multiple national events and several other products and services. Among his many achievements and awards won, he has developed and implemented strategic approaches for many clients from the health care industry

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Florida Blue Medicare is there for you at The Villages

Posted on Aug 8th 2019 by Florida Blue

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What’s your idea of senior living? A sunny central Florida community with tai chi, drama lessons and polo? Special parades, car shows and craft shows? Tennis, golf and pickleball matches by day; live bands and dancing in the town square by night? If you think you might one day retire to The Villages®, Florida Blue Medicare will meet you when you get there. With over 74,000 residents, The Villages is one of the nation’s fastest-growing retirement communities. It’s a place where golf carts and...

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Simple Precautions Can Protect You From Potentially Deadly Vibriosis Cases

Posted on Aug 6th 2019 by Marilyn Young

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As Dr. Kelli Wells talked about the recent spate of fatal vibriosis cases, she clearly wasn’t overly concerned. In fact, her children were at the beach at the time. Wells, who is Florida Blue’s senior medical director for medical affairs, wants to educate people about vibriosis and share ways for them to protect themselves. Vibrio is a bacteria that lives in saltwater and brackish water, especially in warmer temperatures like in Florida. People can become infected by eating raw or undercooked...

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Marilyn Young spent more than 30 years as a newspaper reporter and editor before joining Florida Blue.

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Ten Reasons Why Coloring is Good for Your Health

Posted on Aug 1st 2019 by Sharon LaSure-Roy

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August 2 nd is National Coloring Book Day, and did you know there are actual health benefits of coloring? When you pick up a crayon coloring can bring joy and peace to your life. A 2005 study published in the Art Therapy: Journal of the American Art Therapy Association shows that coloring mandalas or geometric patterns actually does help lower stress and anxiety levels. Clinical psychologist of The Cleveland Clinic, Scott M. Bea, Psy.D. says that coloring “relaxes the brain. When thoughts are...

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Sharon is a daughter, sister, proud mother & well-loved wife. She calls herself a #socialmedia storyteller and definitely not a guru. She is a proud graduate of Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism. Follower her on twitter at @sharonlroy and @chefandbride.

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