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 [...]

When you file your taxes for 2017, you're required to let the IRS know that you health insurance--otherwise you'll pay a penalty. (You'll need to do this for one more year, so make sure you're covered in 2018 and can show proof of coverage this time next year, too.) You'll receive Form 1095 to prove you had coverage in 2017. You might get more than one of these forms, depending on how y [...]

We Support Parkland

Posted on Feb 15th 2018 by Florida Blue

On February 14, 2018, an armed young man killed 17 people and wounded at least 15 others at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Our deepest sympathies go out to the victims of this senseless act of violence and to their families and loved ones.  We mourn the loss of these innocent students, and we grieve with their families and friends.   [...]

Your health plan includes 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—all you have to [...]

This year, the Florida Blue Centers are committed to providing classes to our communities that can help everyone live a more centered and fulfilling life. Tune in each month to find out what’s happening in your neighborhood! Boost: Learn how to have more energy every day! Afternoon slump. Hitting a wall. Needing a nap (or that caffeine drip). Sound familiar? Come join u [...]

Dr. Anne Schuchat, acting director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has reported that influenza (flu) is one of the biggest health threats and a public health challenge.  The CDC is tracking the flu and the latest data indicates that flu activity is still widespread across the nation. Recently we sat down with Florida Blue’s Vice President of Medical Affairs, [...]

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 [...]

Paying your bill on time is the best way to make sure you have the coverage you need—when you need it. We have lots of options; pick the one that’s best for you! These particular ways to pay are specific to Florida Blue members under the age of 65 years who purchased a health plan on their own. [...]

Yin and yang. It's a term in Chinese philosophy that describes how seemingly opposite forces may actually be complementary in the natural world. Simply said, they are two halves that together complete wholeness. [...]

Be Diligent to Prevent the Flu

Posted on Jan 18th 2018 by Dr. Carm

Flu outbreaks are already widespread and may get worse. The flu is very contagious, and people with weakened immune systems, such as infants, children and the elderly, can be at risk for severe complications. People can spread the flu virus one day before they start to show symptoms, so you might interact with someone wh [...]