Caring for someone can take a toll on your health. No matter how much you have to do or how much help your loved one needs, it’s important to take care of yourself, too. Manage your stress: If you’re feeling anxious or stressed, think about the reason and take a break from it if you can. Simple steps like taking a walk can help you feel more in control. [...]

For Florida Blue members with health coverage through their employer Want to improve your health but don’t know where to start? Register for Better You Strides, Florida Blue’s online wellness program, to get a personal plan to better health. Better You Strides, powered by CaféWell®, creates a Personal Health [...]

With the Florida Blue mobile app, you can: Find doctors Get ID cards Check benefits and claims Compare medical costs Set notification preferences Make a payment Access member discounts And so much more! Click here [...]

Diets come and go, and habits aren’t made in a day. If you’re trying to eat better, start where you are. Make small changes you can stick with, and before you know it you’ll notice you’ve made healthy eating a lifestyle! •Eat a healthy breakfast that includes protein, carbohydrates and healthy fat. Try plain Greek yogurt with berries and chopped nuts or whole grain cere [...]

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 [...]

The Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) is still the law of the land. The recent passage of the tax bill does not get rid of the individual mandate, which is the tax penalty for not having health insurance, until January 2019. To avoid a penalty when you file your taxes this year, make sure the government knows you have health insurance. As part of the Affordable Care Act, Florida Blue must [...]

We live in Florida, too, so we understand how hard it can be to recover from a hurricane. Even though Open Enrollment for 2018 coverage has ended, if you lived in Florida during Hurricane Irma, Maria or Nate and you had trouble enrolling or changing your plan due to storm-related issues, we can still help you get a plan through December 31! We know how important health coverage is for y [...]

A new year will be here soon, along with the chance to make resolutions. Quit smoking. Be more active. Eat healthier. Reduce stress. Sound familiar? This year, you maybe able to increase your likelihood of success with Better You Strides, Florida Blue’s new online personal wellness program. Better You Strides, powered by CaféWell®, uses your needs, goals and interests to build a custom- [...]

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 simpl [...]

Note: If you have health coverage through Medicare or your employer, this announcement doesn’t affect you. There has been a lot of chatter recently in the news about government health care subsidies going away. If you buy your own Florida Blue insurance for yourself or your family, here’s what you need to know. Premium tax credits (subsidies) are not going away [...]

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