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Dec 05, 2016, 16:48 ET Florida Blue Named a Best Place to Work for LGBT Equality

Florida Blue's strong commitment to policies and practices supporting lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees has resulted in a perfect...


Nov 23, 2016, 11:00 ET Florida Blue ranked top health insurance company by Insure.com

Florida Blue, a leading health solutions company, earned the top ranking among health insurers across the country in a new survey released by...


Jul 28, 2016, 10:00 ET Florida Blue Triples Central Florida Workforce with Addition of Nearly 300 Jobs in Seminole County

Florida Blue announced a major expansion of its Central Florida operations today. The state's largest health insurer will add more than 280...


Jun 15, 2016, 10:00 ET Florida Blue Offers Bilingual Grief Counseling to Orlando Community

 Florida Blue, in partnership with New Directions Behavioral Health, is offering support to individuals and loved ones affected by recent...


Nov 23, 2015, 10:05 ET Florida Blue and BayCare Health Systems Expand Medicare Advantage Relationship

Florida Blue, Florida's Blue Cross and Blue Shield company, has signed a new agreement with BayCare Health System in the Tampa Bay region. With...


Nov 21, 2014, 12:00 ET Florida Blue and Miami Children's Hospital Unveil HealthSpot Innovative Telehealth Technology

Florida Blue and Miami Children's Hospital have teamed-up to offer patients a convenient alternative option to healthcare through telehealth...


Sep 15, 2014, 08:00 ET Florida Blue and Baptist Health Care Corporation Form Accountable Care Arrangement

 Florida Blue and Baptist Health Care (BHC) Corporation announce the execution of an accountable care agreement that aims to improve the...


Apr 29, 2014, 07:00 ET Florida Blue Celebrates 70 years as Advocate for Florida Communities

 Known for more than half a century as Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida, today Florida Blue marks its 70th anniversary as a proven health...


Feb 05, 2014, 08:00 ET Florida Blue and Memorial Healthcare System Form Clinical Integration Partnership

 Florida Blue and Memorial Healthcare System have signed a clinical integration agreement that aims to improve the quality and efficiency of...


Jan 28, 2014, 16:05 ET Florida Blue Names Dr. Jannifer Harper Vice President and Chief Medical Officer; Andy Marino Vice President of Delivery System

 Florida Blue announced today the appointment of Dr. Jannifer Drake Harper, vice president of Medical Operations, to the position of chief...


Jan 14, 2014, 08:00 ET Florida Blue and First Coast Health Alliance Create Accountable Care Arrangement

 Florida Blue and First Coast Health Alliance announced the execution of an accountable care agreement that aims to improve the quality and...


Jan 13, 2014, 08:00 ET Celebrate Literacy Week, Florida! Focuses on Healthy Habits

 As part of the Florida Department of Education's 6th annual Celebrate Literacy Week, volunteers and teachers from around the state will...


Jan 09, 2014, 18:02 ET Florida Blue extends payment deadline

 Florida Blue announced today that it will extend the premium payment deadline to January 28 for new members who enrolled in a health plan by...


Dec 17, 2013, 08:00 ET Florida Blue and Mayo Clinic Extend Knee Replacement Bundled Payment Program

Florida Blue and Mayo Clinic jointly announce the decision to continue their collaboration aimed at providing the utmost in quality health care for...


Dec 10, 2013, 08:00 ET Florida Blue and Orlando Health Create Accountable Care Arrangement

Florida Blue and Orlando Health Physician Partners announced today the execution of an accountable care agreement, which aims to improve the...


Nov 14, 2013, 17:08 ET Florida Blue Announces Continuation of Individual Health Care Plans through 2014

 Florida Blue announced today that individual members may extend through 2014 their existing policies that were scheduled to be discontinued...


Sep 26, 2013, 17:27 ET Florida Blue Appoints Charles "Chuck" Divita, III Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

 Florida Blue announced today the appointment of Charles "Chuck" Divita, III as senior vice president and chief financial officer of Florida...


Sep 11, 2013, 12:57 ET Florida Blue Reports 24th Year of Positive Performance

 At Florida Blue's annual policyholders' meeting today, Chris Doerr, executive vice president, chief administrative officer and chief...


Jun 11, 2013, 10:00 ET Florida Blue Files to Form a Not-for Profit Mutual Insurance Holding Company

Florida Blue, Florida's Blue Cross and Blue Shield Company, has filed a request with the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation (OIR) to organize...


May 14, 2013, 08:00 ET HFMA Elects Florida Blue's Jonathan Gavras to Board of Directors

 The Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) — the nation's largest and leading membership organization for healthcare...


Apr 18, 2013, 13:00 ET Florida Blue Served as Host to 2013 Disability Matters Conference

Florida Blue, Florida's Blue Cross and Blue Shield company, hosted the seventh annual U.S. Disability Matters Award Banquet and Conference on its...


Apr 11, 2013, 16:00 ET Healthbox Opens Applications for Florida-Based Accelerator Program

 Healthbox, a leading business accelerator that fosters early-stage healthcare companies, and their anchor partner Florida Blue,...


Apr 05, 2013, 08:00 ET Florida Blue's Dr. Stewart Named to PCORI's Advisory Panel on Health Care Disparities

 Florida Blue is proud to announce that Deborah Stewart, M.D., has been named a member of the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute's...


Feb 06, 2013, 08:00 ET Florida Blue and Cleveland Clinic Florida Create Accountable Care Arrangement

 Florida Blue, Florida's Blue Cross and Blue Shield company, and Cleveland Clinic Florida are proud to announce the execution of a Letter of...


Dec 20, 2012, 08:00 ET Florida Blue and Moffitt Cancer Center Create Cancer-Specific Accountable Care Arrangement

 Florida Blue, Florida's Blue Cross and Blue Shield company, and Moffitt Cancer Center are proud to announce a new agreement creating an...