2018 Health Plan Changes for Members Who Buy Insurance on Their Own While there’s a lot of talk about changes to our health care laws, the Affordable Care Act is still the law of the land. You can keep your Florida Blue health coverage. And if you’re eligible, you can continue to get financial assistance based on the 2018 eligibility guidelines. This year you h [...]

Today marks the start of the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season (June 1 — Nov. 30), so make sure you’re prepared. [...]

Earlier today we were notified of a payment processing issue that occurred over the weekend with one of our vendors. This issue resulted in some members’ accounts being drafted multiple times for their May invoice. We are very sorry for the problems this is causing our members. We are addressing the situation as [...]

We recently sent letters to some Florida Blue members whose provider is part of the VitalMD group, letting them know that their doctor may not be in their health plan’s network after March 31. We know that this is disappointing news, and we want to be sure that it’s clear what is happening right now. Our goal is to make sure our members have easy access to quality care [...]

Get the Most out of Your Florida Blue Health Plan This Year Happy 2017! A new year brings lots of opportunities to make smart choices and start new habits that will set you up for success.  By choosing a Florida Blue health plan, you’ve already made one choice toward being as healthy as possible this year. Use this checklist to get started, and bookm [...]

In January, Donald Trump will be sworn in as our next President. At the same time, we will welcome in new and returning legislators at both the federal and state levels. With this change, there is promise and opportunity if we all share the same goal of providing access to affordable, high quality health care. [...]

When we’re at the dentist’s office, sometimes it can sound like they’re speaking a different language! Let’s brush up on some of the official terms for our pearly whites.  What most of us call our baby [...]

We’re back with Steven and Mia as shop for a health plan. Something that really helped them make a decision was knowing they’d be able to get care when they needed it—that’s the value of a health plan. We talked about the doctors and specialists who are on the list for the plans they like, which hospitals or pharmacies they would go to, and the nearest urgent care center for those non-critical [...]

We’ve been talking with Steven and Mia on their journey to understand more about the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) and signing up for a health plan. One big concern is the cost. Will they be eligible for a lower monthly payment through a tax credit or subsidy? Here’s the good news: Based on their income, they may qualify for financial assistance from the federal government [...]

We’re catching back up with Steven and Mia as they go down the path to getting a health plan for 2017. Mia is the one who usually does the research in the family. We let Mia know that we’re here to help her think through things and walk through her options as she is choosing a plan. And we do this at no extra cost.   These are some key things for Mia, or anyone who is looki [...]

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