Are you happy with your health plan for 2018? Decide before December 15!

Posted on Nov 16th 2017 by Florida Blue

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Your Florida Blue health coverage is so important. That’s why we want to remind you that this year, the time to for individuals and families to review their health plan for 2018 is shorter than last year. If you buy your own health coverage, you only have until December 15 to decide if you’d like to keep your plan or shop for a different one. We’re here to explain your options and make it simple. Finding the best plan for you in 2018 should be easy!

As a Florida Blue member, you should have received your 2018 health plan packet in the mail. By now you likely have reviewed the plan information and decided to keep that plan for 2018 or chose a different plan. Now all you have do to activate your plan for 2018 is make your January premium payment by January 1. 

But if you’re not sure which plan is right for you, call us right away. Our health plan experts can help you compare your current plan benefits to other options that may be a better fit for you and your budget. Simply call us at 1-855-819-3215, visit one of our Florida Blue Centers or contact your local health insurance agent.

Premium tax credits that lower your health plan premium are still available in 2018.
If you’re eligible for a premium tax credit in 2018 and have not reviewed your 2018 plan yet, you can do so by logging into your Florida Blue member account or the Florida Blue mobile app payment center and using the Premium and Benefit comparison tool. Please note: If you chose a different plan from the one sent in your 2018 health plan packet, you won’t see the comparison tool in your member account.  

Whether you decide to keep the Florida Blue health plan provided in your packet or choose a different one, it’s coverage that helps you live healthier:

Comprehensive medical and prescription coverage for when you need it most

  • An annual $0 wellness checkup, including $0 preventive screenings so you and your doctor can better monitor your health – just remember to use an in-network doctor
  • $0 Immunizations and vaccinations
  • $0 for certain generic contraceptives
  • Help managing chronic or long-term health conditions, including medications for many of these conditions at $0 for a 3-month supply using Florida Blue’s mail-order pharmacy
  • Member discounts up to 50% on health products and services, like weight loss programs, vision and hearing care, fitness gear and more.

The December 15 deadline is coming soon!  If you like the plan you have now, you are set! Simply make your January premium payment by January 1. To change plans and avoid long wait times, don’t wait till the last minute. We’re here to help you. Call Florida Blue at 1-855-819-3215, visit one of our Florida Blue Centers or contact your local health insurance agent.

Under your plan, call Florida Blue. Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) may receive payments from Blue365 vendors. Neither BCBSA nor any local Blue company recommends, endorses, warrants or guarantees any specific Blue365 vendor or item. For more information about Blue365, log into your member account.


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