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Jul 15, 2020, 13:37 ET Florida Blue again named a "Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion"

Florida Blue, the leading health insurer in Florida, earned a score of 100 on the Disability Equality Index (DEI) survey for initiatives to support...


Jun 12, 2020, 09:36 ET Florida Blue triples COVID-19 community investments to over $7 million

Florida Blue, the state's leading health insurer, announced today it is more than tripling its COVID-19 community investments to over $7 million. In...


Jun 10, 2020, 14:50 ET Florida Blue Providing $50 Million in Health Care Cost Relief to Commercial Fully Insured Customers

Florida Blue, the state's leading health insurer, announced today additional actions being taken in response to the COVID-19 pandemic: For Commercial ...


May 12, 2020, 14:56 ET Florida Blue Provides $100 Million in Health Care Cost Relief to Members of its Individual, Fully Insured Employer Group and Medicare Advantage Plans

Florida Blue, the state's leading health insurer, today announced additional actions being taken in response to the COVID-19 pandemic to support:...


Apr 24, 2020, 14:04 ET Florida Blue Announces New Health Insurance Solution to Help Bolster Florida's Underserved Small and Medium-Sized Businesses

Florida Blue today announced Truli for Health (Truli), an affiliate of Florida Blue and an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield...


Mar 31, 2020, 10:30 ET Florida Blue Waives Cost-Sharing for COVID-19 Treatment

Florida Blue, the state's leading health insurer, announced today it will waive cost-sharing through June 1 for its members who must undergo...


Mar 26, 2020, 08:47 ET Florida Blue extends grace period for payment of premiums

Florida Blue, the state's leading health insurer, announced today it will implement an extended grace period through May 31, 2020 for customers...


Mar 19, 2020, 15:41 ET Florida Blue commits $2 million in COVID-19 support for Florida communities

Florida Blue, the state's leading health insurer, announced today that it is making an initial investment of $2 million to address urgent health and...


Mar 18, 2020, 11:20 ET Florida Blue increases virtual health access as latest response to COVID-19

Florida Blue, the state's leading health insurer, announced today that it is adding a free-to-member virtual care partner, Teladoc, for seniors and...


Mar 06, 2020, 18:24 ET Florida Blue Increasing Access to Health Care Services to Aid in Coronavirus Treatment

Florida Blue, the state's leading health insurer, is announcing coverage updates in an effort to combat the spread and impact of the coronavirus...


Jan 27, 2020, 12:24 ET Florida Blue Earns Top Score in 2020 Corporate Equality Index

Florida Blue, the state's leading health insurer, announced that it received a score of 100 percent on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's 2020...


Dec 05, 2019, 09:06 ET Florida Blue and Papa Partner to Address Social Isolation, Improve Health Outcomes

Florida Blue, the leading health insurer in Florida, announced today that it is partnering with Papa, a nationwide provider of senior services, to...


Nov 01, 2019, 13:00 ET Florida Blue and Lyft Team Up to Offer Rides to Doctor's Appointments

Florida Blue, the leading health insurer in Florida, announced today that it is working with Lyft, a transportation network, to offer Florida Blue...


Sep 04, 2019, 13:44 ET President & CEO Geraghty Pledges $150,000 from Florida Blue to Aid Hurricane Recovery

Pat Geraghty, President & CEO of Florida Blue, the leading health insurer in Florida, today announced that the company will donate $150,000 to...


Aug 20, 2019, 12:09 ET Florida Blue Member Contact Center Earns Center of Excellence Recognition

Florida Blue announced that BenchmarkPortal has certified Florida Blue's member contact center as a Center of Excellence. The Center of Excellence...


Jul 29, 2019, 13:13 ET Florida Blue Medicare contracts with The Villages Health to provide more Medicare Advantage options to The Villages residents

Florida Blue is expanding its relationship with The Villages Health to include Florida Blue Medicare Advantage members. The Villages Health is a...


Apr 01, 2019, 13:17 ET Florida Blue and Carnegie Mellon partner to help members make better health decisions

Florida Blue, the state's leading health insurer, announced a partnership with Professor George Loewenstein of Carnegie Mellon University to develop...


Oct 22, 2018, 14:59 ET Florida Blue Increases Commitment for Hurricane Michael Recovery to $500,000

In support of residents of the Florida Panhandle who continue to deal with the aftermath of Hurricane Michael, Florida Blue, the leading health...


Oct 11, 2018, 14:51 ET Florida Blue Offering Services To Hurricane Michael Victims

Early refills on maintenance medications are available at in-network pharmacies in Florida, and through pharmacies in affected areas of Alabama,...


Apr 25, 2018, 09:00 ET Florida Blue and PopHealthCare Bring In-Home Health Care to Florida

Florida Blue, the leading health insurer in Florida, announces a partnership with PopHealthCare to deliver a suite of in-home patient care services...


Apr 24, 2018, 11:57 ET Florida Blue Partners with Welltok to Create State-of-the-Art Health and Wellbeing Program

Florida Blue, the leading health insurer in Florida, today announced a partnership with Welltok, the leading enterprise Software as a Service company ...


Nov 08, 2017, 09:00 ET Florida Blue to cease coverage of OxyContin in effort to help fight opioid abuse

Florida Blue, the leading health insurer in Florida, today announced it will no longer cover OxyContin in its commercial lines of business* starting...


Sep 20, 2017, 15:06 ET Florida Blue Supports Hurricane Irma Recovery with Premium Payment and Claim Filing Extensions

Florida Blue, the leading health insurer in Florida, today announced several short-term policy changes related to premium payments and claim filings...


Sep 11, 2017, 11:23 ET CEO Pat Geraghty Pledges $1 Million from Florida Blue to Aid Hurricane Recovery

Pat Geraghty, CEO of Florida Blue, the leading health insurer in Florida, today announced that the company will donate $1 million to support relief...


Aug 25, 2017, 10:11 ET Florida Blue Named Employer of the Year for Disability Inclusion

For numerous initiatives enabling people with disabilities to join its workforce and easily access information, Florida Blue, the leading health...