2014 Open Enrollment: What You Should Know

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Things have changed a lot since the government passed the health care reform law — the Affordable Care Act (ACA), especially for people who didn’t already have health insurance. For a deeper dive into health care reform, check out the resources below:

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5 Delicious Thanksgiving Recipes from Chef DeJuan

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Thanksgiving is all about family, friends and comfort food.

Here are a few of my favorite holiday dishes.  It includes a Sweet and Spicy Berry Chutney you can serve with your turkey on Thanksgiving Day, as well as warm Cornbread and Roasted Root Vegetables.

Make sure you save a couple of tablespoons of that Chutney for a flavorful addition to the leftover Holiday Turkey Salad recipe I have included!

Healthbox Innovation Day 2014 | #hbxflorida

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It’s been another successful year in the health care innovation world!

On November 11, 2014 Florida Blue and Healthbox hosted the 2nd annual Healthbox Innovation Day at the Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute in Orlando, Florida. Seven health care tech companies presented to a group of 85 industry experts, sharing their innovative solutions that could transform the health care industry, as we know it.

Telehealth Technology: The Future of Healthcare

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Florida Blue and Miami Children’s Hospital have teamed-up to offer Florida Blue adult and children members convenient health care through telehealth technology.

What is Telehealth Technology?

Telehealth technology is the use of interactive electronic communication and clinical information technologies to provide clinical care at a distance. This allows clinicians to provide the amazing, high-quality care they’ve always provided, but with more efficiency, more convenience and a great experience for the patient.

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Success Story: How Nigel Manderson Enhanced His Well-Being and His Wallet

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Nigel Manderson began the Next Steps health coaching program to receive the BlueRewards incentive of $50 offered by his employer. Next Steps health coaching provides free individualized health coaching to assist you in making healthy lifestyle choices. Health coaching sessions are available in English, Spanish and Creole, and are offered by phone or at the work site.  To qualify for the incentive, Nigel had to complete a minimum of three health coaching sessions with a Next Steps Nurse Coach.

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Open Enrollment Season | How We’re Here for You

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Open enrollment to buy an individual health plan is just around the corner and you may have some questions or need some helpful resources at the ready. Well, Florida Blue is here for you!  We’ve put together a list of key resources for you to use or pass along when you or someone you know has a question:

Stephanie Thomas’ Health Journey

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Stephanie Thomas, one of Florida Blue’s Administrative Assistants, admittedly has had her fair share of health issues. Like so many of us, she chose to take care of her loved ones prior to taking care of herself. In the interview below, Stephanie shares her fitness and health journey. Today, not only is she healthier, but her family is better off for it!

Health Insurance 101 | 7 Resources to Help You!

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At Florida Blue, one of our goals is not only to assist in keeping you and your family healthy, but also educating you along the way. We hope this information will help you make the right decisions when it comes to choosing the plans and services that work for you and your budget. Our Health Insurance 101 section has 7 great resources that help you get the information you need!