How to Save Money on Health Care Costs

Posted on Mar 6th 2020 by Florida Blue

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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 Whether you have a procedure coming up or need to fill a prescription, be a smart shopper and compare prices with our handy tools. Maybe you have...

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How to Get Support When You Need It Most

Posted on Mar 6th 2020 by Florida Blue

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We understand that each person has unique health care needs and that navigating the health care system is not always easy. We’ve set up specialized care teams and personalized services to make it easier to manage your health and maximize your health plan benefits. We call it your community of care. These particular programs and 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 at no additional cost. BENEFIT...

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How to Stay Connected: Go Online

Posted on Mar 6th 2020 by Florida Blue

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If you're under the age of 65 years and you purchased a health plan on your own or through your employer, your online account and the Florida Blue app are your 24/7 connections to benefits, ID cards and more. The first time you log in, we'll give you a tour of your account, review your benefits and ask you some questions to help you get the most out of your account. Then visit anytime, day or night, to: SIGN UP TO EARN REWARDS: With Better You Strides, our online wellness and rewards program,...

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Have You Tried Our Improved Provider Search Tool?

Posted on Mar 4th 2020 by Florida Blue

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You’ve probably noticed the new look for Florida Blue’s member website . But the changes go much deeper than an updated look. We redesigned it to make it easier to find what you need, when you need it. We know more people are turning to digital options for many parts of their busy lives. We listened to your feedback and made it simple for you to register on floridablue.com and our mobile app, where you can find important information like your member ID card, health and wellness rewards program...

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5 Reasons Farm-to-Table is Really About History

Posted on Mar 2nd 2020 by Chef DeJuan

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People, including chefs, have their own definition of what they think farm-to-table means. Sometimes called farm-to-fork, the phrase is used to refer to the various processes in the food train from agricultural production to consumption. In layman’s terms, it’s how we get the food we eat, without it being processed or chemically enhanced, to our table. Over the last few years, farm-to-table has developed as a culinary trend and selling point for new and established restaurants, but I don’t...

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Chef DeJuan Roy is a Food Network winning executive chef with over two decades of experience. DeJuan has presided over five-star kitchens, NFL catering services, and historic venues, most recently the Alhambra Dinner Theater in Jacksonville. He hopes to share his passion for fine dining and healthy eating since he firmly believes food nourishes body, mind and soul. He is married with two children and lives in historic Springfield in Jacksonville, Florida.

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We Make It Easy for You to Find the Right Care

Posted on Feb 28th 2020 by Florida Blue

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You’ve probably noticed the new look for Florida Blue’s member website . But the changes go much deeper than an updated look. We redesigned it to make it easier to find what you need, when you need it. We know more people are turning to digital options for many parts of their busy lives. We listened to your feedback and made it simple for you to register on floridablue.com and our mobile app, where you can find important information like your member ID card, health and wellness rewards program...

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The Key to Transforming our Health Care System is Ensuring Access to Affordable, High-Quality Care

Posted on Feb 27th 2020 by Pat Geraghty

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Every year the Lake Nona Impact Forum brings together chief executives, health care innovators and thought leaders from various industries to discuss some of the most pressing topics in our country – health care, technology, education, and sustainability. It is my privilege to once again be a part of these important conversations. It’s an honor to welcome so many prominent individuals to the GuideWell Innovation Center, which is a place we created as a hub for innovation and collaboration. That...

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Patrick “Pat” Geraghty is president and chief executive officer (CEO) of GuideWell Mutual Holding Corporation, Florida Blue and GuideWell Group, Inc. GuideWell is a mutual insurance holding company and is a family of forward-thinking companies focused on transforming health care. The holding company includes Florida Blue, GuideWell Connect, GuideWell Health, GuideWell Source and PopHealthCare.

Geraghty is active in leading professional and community organizations. He serves as the chair of the Florida Council of 100, a private, non-profit, non-partisan organization of Florida business leaders who advise the state’s governor on how to improve the economic growth of the state and the economic well-being of its residents. He also serves as a member of the board of the National Institute of Health Care Management (NIHCM), a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the effectiveness, efficiency and quality of America’s health care system. Additionally, Geraghty is a member of the Oliver Wyman Innovation Center Advisory Board and serves on the boards of Pardee Rand Graduate School, America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) and Tampa Electric Co. (TECO).In 2016 Geraghty became a member of the Health Governors Community of the World Economic Forum, the international organization for public-private cooperation, and a trustee for its Global Challenge Initiative on The Future of Health.

He holds a Bachelor of Arts from Colgate University and has completed executive education programs at Harvard University School of Public Health and the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

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What's Happening At A Florida Blue Center Near You - March 2020

Posted on Feb 24th 2020 by Florida Blue

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Don't miss out on events at your Florida Blue Center. We welcome all Floridians! You don't have to be a member to get in on free events happening at your local Florida Blue Center. From health fairs and weekly wellness programs to special guest seminars, take advantage of these free events for you and your family. You can even bring a friend! See what activities are being offered this month, check your local center calendar for more details. Member Appreciation Celebration March 28, 10:00 a.m...

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Turning Your Broken Resolutions into Realistic Goals

Posted on Feb 24th 2020 by Florida Blue

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By now, many of us have moved on from our New Year’s resolutions. Not because we nailed them, but because we didn’t. That happens for many reasons. Sometimes the goals we set are unrealistic. Other times we give up when we hit a plateau or become impatient. But, don’t worry. Dr. Deborah Stewart, senior regional medical director for Florida Blue, has some practical advice to help you get back on track and stay there. “It’s not sexy and it won’t sell any books,” Stewart said of the necessary...

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Coronavirus Grabbing Headlines, But Flu is Bigger Risk in U.S.

Posted on Feb 19th 2020 by Florida Blue

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The coronavirus outbreak that began in late December in China has been getting a lot of headlines. The numbers are big: About 72,000 cases and nearly 1,800 deaths , as of Feb. 17 . About 99 percent of the cases are in mainland China, as are all but five of the deaths. There are 15 cases and no deaths in the United States. The numbers for the flu season in the U.S. that started in late September are even bigger: 26 million cases, 250,000 hospitalizations and 14,000 deaths through the first week...

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