The Florida Blue Foundation joined the “GivingTuesday” movement to kick off the giving season by hosting the social media campaign #FloridaGives. Centered around the first Tuesday following Thanksgiving, the campaign received a record 5,273 entries from Florida residents who nominated Florida 501(c)(3) charities online or using the hashtag #FloridaGives. Many entra [...]

We are proud to announce that we are partnering with Papa, a nationwide provider of senior services, to offer Florida Blue members in select Medicare Advantage plans assistance with transportation, house chores, companionship, and other senior support services. Social isolation is a significant issue for aging adults and can have a major impact on overall health. Papa, which c [...]

Why #FloridaGives

Posted on Dec 1st 2019 by Sharon LaSure-Roy

Recently, I had the opportunity to sit down with Susan Towler, Vice President, Florida Blue Foundation and the Executive Director, Corporate Social Responsibility for Florida Blue, to chat about the work of the Foundation, the importance of Giving Tuesday and our new #FloridaGives community campa [...]

Time is running out is to renew or buy your Affordable Health Care plan (also known as Obamacare) during the annual Open Enrollment Period. If you are good with the plan you have, then you’re set for 2020. If you have changes in your life’s circumstances, you may want to look at some of our other plan options. But hurry, Dec. 15 is the last day this year to buy plans on the Health Insur [...]

Cooler temperatures are expected all weekend long and with Thanksgiving approaching, you may have friends or family arriving from out of town to gather. If you're looking for some family-friendly events to get everyone together, we've got you covered! You can meet the team at your local mall. We are #WhereYouAre [...]

The cascade of holidays at the end of the year sometimes make it hard to finish the year on a healthy note, with so many parties, celebrations and delicious food. If you make it through Thanksgiving without an extra pound or two, that’s a good start. But the month or so that follows can test your willpower and your waistline. The annual holiday-palooza starts Dec. 22, with the first day [...]

Learning to build healthy habits can be difficult, especially when you’re trying to do it alone. Now you don’t have to. Our new Better You Strides online wellness program has self-guided interactive activities to lead you down a path to healthier habits. Ones that can help make 2020 a great year. [...]

Access to transportation isn’t a given for millions of people, even when it comes to something as critical as getting to a doctor’s office. In fact, the American Hospital Association says 3.6 million people in the United States miss medical appointments each year because of a lack of consistent access to transportation. Recognizing this as a barrier to getting proper care, Florida Blue [...]

Your allergies are getting the best of you, but you’re out of town on business. One of your kids may be coming down with the flu or an upper respiratory infection, but you can’t get in to see the doctor. No worries. For these and other non-emergency conditions, virtual care through Teladoc is available 24/7 without having to leave your home, office or wherever you are. Most Flor [...]

Choosing the right insurance plan should be a thoughtful and informed decision without having to go through a cumbersome and clumsy process. That’s what makes our intuitive Premium and Plan Compare tool so valuable. Members who buy individual or family plans on their own can quickly see how key factors in their current plan—such as premium, benefits and potential tax credits—compare to [...]

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