Positive Self-Talk

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We all carry on a continuous internal dialogue with ourselves. This is known as “self-talk” and it impacts how we perceive situations. Sometimes, people use self-talk to say things to themselves they would never say out loud to someone they care about. This is called negative-self talk, and is common with people experiencing depression. But you have the power to change negative self-talk and replace it with a more positive, nurturing internal dialogue. This takes practice and persistence. Tips...

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Falling Asleep with Anxiety

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At the end of the day, many people have trouble turning off their mind. In fact, it seems all of the things they were too busy to think about during the day (i.e. relationships, money, work) hang over them and cause their mind to race when they should be going to sleep. When this begins to happen repeatedly, it can become a vicious cycle of anxiety and sleeplessness. Experts note there’s significant overlap between symptoms of insomnia, anxiety and other mood disorders. How anxiety affects your...

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A Sunny Moment

Posted on Apr 3rd 2020 by Florida Blue

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Our community is at the heart of all we do. We know these uncertain times can be worrisome, but together we will rise above the adversity created by this devastating outbreak and walk away stronger than ever in our resolve to help people and communities achieve better health. We’re gathering uplifting stories from the communities we serve and sharing them with you all, a reminder that so much good is out there and challenges such as this one brings us closer together in our humanity. The Miami...

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Florida Blue Triples Impact of United Way Giving Campaign in Response to COVID-19

Posted on Apr 1st 2020 by Florida Blue

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Florida Blue, the state’s leading health insurer, announced today that it will double the company’s match to United Way on all employee contributions made during its 2020 employee giving campaign, to provide additional support in communities across Florida and the United States in response to urgent needs around the COVID-19 public health crisis. Traditionally during its annual United Way giving campaign, Florida Blue and its parent company, GuideWell, will match every dollar donated by...

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Important Information for VitalMD Patients

Posted on Apr 1st 2020 by Florida Blue

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We’re happy to announce we have reached an agreement with the VitalMD group, which will keep their doctors in our network. For VitalMD patients, this allows you to continue to see your current doctor for your health care needs. And it keeps you from having to go through the stressful and inconvenient step of finding a new doctor. Our goal was to reach an agreement that keeps rates affordable to members and in line with other doctors who provide the same types of care. We know the relationship...

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Florida Blue Waives Cost-Sharing for COVID-19 Treatment

Posted on Mar 31st 2020 by Florida Blue

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Florida Blue, the state’s leading health insurer, announced today it will waive cost-sharing through June 1 for its members who must undergo treatment for COVID-19, including in-patient hospital admissions. The announcement impacts all Florida Blue members with Affordable Care Act, Medicare Advantage (excluding Part D drug plans) and other individual plans, as well as all fully insured employer group health plans. Florida Blue is also working with its self-funded ERISA employers to assist them...

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A Sunny Moment

Posted on Mar 28th 2020 by Florida Blue

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Our community is at the heart of all we do. We know these uncertain times can be worrisome, but together we will rise above the adversity created by this devastating outbreak and walk away stronger than ever in our resolve to help people and communities achieve better health. We’re gathering uplifting stories from the communities we serve and sharing them with you all, a reminder that so much good is out there and challenges such as this one brings us closer together in our humanity. The...

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Florida Blue Joins the YMCAs of Tampa Bay to Meet Critical Need

Posted on Mar 27th 2020 by Florida Blue

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We have joined generous YMCA members to help the YMCAs of the Tampa Bay meet a critical need in the Greater Tampa Bay area during these unprecedented times. We have provided a generous $100,000 gift to help the Tampa Metropolitan Area YMCA, YMCA of the Suncoast and YMCA of Greater St. Petersburg offer all-day youth relief care for essential workers at 21 Y locations (listed below) across Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco, Citrus and Hernando counties. The gift is part of a $2 million investment...

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Florida Blue Extends Period for Payment of Premiums

Posted on Mar 26th 2020 by Florida Blue

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We’ve extended the time you have to pay your premium for individual members and groups. So even if your payment becomes past due or is already late, you’ll have additional time to make payments, at least through June 30 unable to pay premiums as a result of the COVID-19 health crisis that would otherwise have been subject to termination of coverage. The extension applies to Affordable Care Act, Medicare Supplement, and other individual health plan members, as well as most of its employer group...

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Sign Up For My Health Link—Our Medicare Member Website

Posted on Mar 20th 2020 by Florida Blue

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Have you signed up for an account on our new Florida Blue Medicare member website, My Health Link, yet? If not, sign up now so you can take advantage of all the new capabilities, like adding a family member to your care team and getting health care reminders tailored to you. And you’ll still be able to use familiar features like searching for a doctor, viewing your plan documents and tracking how much you’ve spent out of pocket. My Health Link is available to all our Medicare Advantage members...

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