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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...


Apr 21, 2016, 15:19 ET Florida Blue Foundation Announces 2016 Sapphire Awards Honorees

Florida Blue Foundation announced the honorees of the Sapphire Awards today from among 13 finalists and 112 nominees from around the state. The...


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...


Jun 30, 2015, 10:27 ET Florida Blue Recognized for Disability Inclusion

Florida Blue, the leading health insurer in Florida, earned a perfect score on the Disability Equality Index (DEI) survey, confirming the company's...


May 07, 2015, 08:00 ET Florida Blue and Tampa Bay Integrated Healthcare Network Form Accountable Care Arrangement

Florida Blue and Tampa Bay Integrated Healthcare Network (TBIH) announced today the launch of an accountable care program to improve the quality...


Apr 21, 2015, 07:00 ET Florida Blue Receives Prestigious Brand Excellence Award

  Florida Blue announced today that it has earned a Brand Excellence Award from the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA). The annual...


Feb 24, 2015, 16:05 ET Capital BlueCross, Florida Blue to discuss future of retail in health insurance at World Congress

Capital BlueCross and Florida Blue are teaming up to discuss the future of retail stores in health insurance on Feb. 25 at the World Congress'...


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...


Mar 18, 2014, 08:00 ET Florida Blue, Baptist Health South Florida and Baptist Health Quality Network Create Accountable Care Program

Florida Blue, Baptist Health South Florida and Baptist Health Quality Network (BHQN) announced the execution of an accountable care agreement that...


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 31, 2014, 12:36 ET Florida Blue Earns Fifth-Straight Perfect Score on Corporate Equality Index

Florida Blue announced today the company earned a perfect score of 100 percent on the 2014 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking...


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...