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Company Overview of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida, Inc.

Company Overview

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida, Inc., doing business as Florida Blue, provides managed health solutions in the United States. It offers individual and family plans that include health, dental, life, accident, critical illness, and hospital indemnity plans; Medicare plans; and health plans and programs, dental plans and programs, vision insurance, life insurance, disability insurance, and voluntary coverage for businesses. The company offers its products and services through agents. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida, Inc. was formerly known as Florida Hospital Service Corporation and changed its name to Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida, Inc. in July 1980. The company was found...

4800 Deerwood Campus Parkway

Jacksonville, FL 32246

United States

Founded in 1944

Phone:

904-905-0000

Fax:

904-905-5346

Key Executives for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida, Inc.

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Age: 56
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President
Age: 46
Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President
President of Comp Options and Segment Team Leader of Life & Specialty Ventures LLC
Market President of Central Florida Region and Vice President of Cultural Competence & Diversity Systems
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida, Inc. Key Developments

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. The company will add more than 280 positions and a new 30,000-square-foot office in Seminole County, tripling its local workforce. Florida Blue unveiled its newest contact center located at 701 International Parkway in Lake Mary as part of the expansion announcement. The contact center will house 180 fulltime employees providing service to its individual, group and Medicare members. Most positions in the contact center will be service advocates who will assist members via telephone, electronically and through written correspondence with questions about enrollment, membership, billing, claims, benefits, Obamacare, Medicare and more. Starting pay for service advocate roles will be $15.50 per hour. A select number of professional roles with starting salaries ranging from $40,000 to $70,000 were also created by the expansion. Hiring is already underway for the newly created positions, which Florida Blue aims to have filled by September. The Lake Mary contact center also enhances the company's business continuity capabilities, allowing additional operational flexibility in case one of the other locations is affected by weather or other unexpected events. Florida Blue also will hire more than 100 seasonal contractors for telephone health plan sales and sales support. These positions will begin in late August and run through December and January. Contractors will receive base pay of $16-$17 per hour with monthly bonus opportunities.

Florida Blue and Baptist Health Collaborate on myBlue

Florida Blue collaborated with Baptist Health South Florida to ensure the new product improved access to care, included generous benefits and offered the desired network of high-quality providers. The new myBlue plan is an innovative HMO product designed for consumers under 65 who qualify for federal subsidies on the marketplace. The product is available in 10 Florida counties including Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach. myBlue offers complete health coverage from wellness checkups to serious illness, and it includes prescription drugs. Florida Blue carefully selected primary care doctors committed to working closely with individuals and families on coordinating their health care needs, helping them stay healthy and saving them money. As the patient's care coordinator, the myBlue primary care doctor ensures each member gets the most appropriate care. That myBlue primary care doctor can manage a member's necessary care with Baptist's team of physician specialists. In addition, members of myBlue in Miami-Dade and Broward counties have the option of utilizing Baptist Health hospitals and facilities.

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida, Inc. Presents at 2015 Florida Venture Capital Conference, Jan-29-2015 10:05 AM

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida, Inc. Presents at 2015 Florida Venture Capital Conference, Jan-29-2015 10:05 AM. Venue: Diplomat Resort & Spa, Hollywood, Florida, United States. Speakers: Mark Stryker, Senior Director.

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