The Blueprint for a Healthier Florida 2013, produced by the Florida Blue Center for Health Policy, makes two key points a [...]

The new health care law, the Affordable Care Act can be difficult for many to understand. Florida Blue has created an infographic on ‘Health Care Reform and You’ that shows you what is new and what you may need to know.   [...]

At Florida Blue, our mission is to help people and communities to achieve better health. One of the ways we do that is with our Florida Blue Centers. We opened our first Centers in 2007 (Jacksonville and Miami) as an innovative concept in health care and custom [...]

Health care reform can be a very complex topic for all of us to understand. Florida Blue is  here for you to help you gain more insight. Below are your top health care reform questions answered, to help you understand how the Affordable Care Act (ACA) will affect you. [...]

At the Florida Blue Foundation we know there are many organizations, programs and individuals who touch Florida’s neighborhoods, improving the health of our at-risk populations and communities. And, we believe those servin [...]

Obesity is a serious health concern for children and adolescents. According to the National Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, childhood obesity has more than tripled in the last 30 years, and in 2011, 13% of U.S. high school students were identified as obese. Obesity is defined as having excess body fat as a result of more calories being consumed than what is being burned. Childhood obe [...]

Being healthy is a personal daily and long-term goal for me. But what does being “healthy” really mean? To me being healthy means eating fruits and veggies, doing yoga, getting enough sleep, drinking plenty of water and going to the gym. It’s often hard to do all of these “healthy things” when my f [...]

Pat Geraghty, Florida Blue’s Chairman and CEO was recently interviewed by FloridaTrends.com. In his first video interview, Geraghty was asked "Why Florida Should Accept Medicaid Funds? The second video interview was a series of questions about health care reform, small businesses and t [...]

Health care is supply-sensitive, meaning where there is greater capacity, more care is delivered, regardless of need. Primary care is an essential driver of quality health care, but in the U.S., it is the most neglected.  Most experts agree improving health care quality is attainable and necessary; it rests on a delicate balance of efficient allocation of limited resources and patient-c [...]

Today Healthbox, a business accelerator program for healthcare tech entrepreneurs, and anchor partner Florida Blue, officially announced Healthbox Florida with a Launch Event at the University of Florida Research and Academic Center. The seven Healthbox Florida companies pitched to an audience of [...]

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