Leveraging Teladoc Health’s existing partnership, GuideWell members will have access to Livongo’s end-to-end virtual care experience for diabetes GuideWell Mutual Holding Corporation (GuideWell), the parent to a family of forward-thinking companies focused on transforming health care, announced a strategic agreement today with Livongo (Nasdaq: LVGO) the leading Applied Health Signals company empowering people with chronic conditions to live better and healthier lives. Florida Blue, a GuideWell subsidiary and the Blue Cross and Blue Shield plan of Florida, will provide access...

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As our country continues taking slow steps towards reopening our economy, it's important to begin easing your way back into your health care routines. COVID-19 caused many of us to hesitate booking doctor's appointments, and most elective procedures were canceled all together. Now more than ever, it's important to keep up with your children's checkups and your own annual physicals. Tele-health options are available for much of this care. Medical offices, clinics and other health facilities have made significant strides in ensuring their locations are safe and clean. And...

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Guiding members on the next right thing to do in their health care journey…That’s the goal at Onlife Health, one of GuideWell’s consumer-engagement businesses, providing health and wellness solutions to 13 million health plan members across 13 states through their user-friendly engagement platform.The health and wellness company, which serves health plans and employers across the country, is committed to delivering a personalized wellness program to help members achieve their personal health goals.But Onlife Health acknowledges...

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GuideWell has selected three North Florida organizations to receive seed money to implement their innovative ideas to address barriers to health access and health literacy. Episcopal Children’s Services, Gainesville Fire Rescue and I.M. Sulzbacher Center for the Homeless, Inc. were selected from a group of 10 regional innovators across North Florida to receive $5,000 in funding. In addition, they will advance to GuideWell’s Reshaping...

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GuideWell today selected three Central Florida organizations to receive seed money to implement their innovative ideas to address barriers to health access and health literacy. The Center for Multicultural Wellness and Prevention, the Alzheimer’s...

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The Fall is typically a time when we enjoy Friday night football games, cooler weather and fun after-school activities with the kids. But, we know there has been nothing typical about 2020. It remains of critical importance to maintain vigilance in our response to COVID-19. As we all work to stop the spread, the most important step is still one of the easiest---wear a mask. Masks help prevent respiratory droplets from traveling into the air and onto others. This can happen when you sneeze, cough or talk wearing a mask isn't just about keeping you safe. It helps protect our families and...

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September 4, 2020 masks, COVID19, Coronavirus, Pat Geraghty
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Welcoming a new baby can be a special time in a parent’s life. It can also be overwhelming when things don’t go according to plan. That’s what happened to Dion Moffett. His daughter was born three months early, weighing one pound and five ounces. Fortunately, his baby girl beat the odds, but she required a three-month hospitalization that left Dion’s family with a $500,000 medical bill. Dion thought his daughter’s medical care was covered under health insurance. Turns out, his family didn’t have health insurance. Dion says he mistakenly purchased a...

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GuideWell Connect is currently hiring licensed health insurance agents to assist with the upcoming Annual Election Period. We sat down with Melanie McCloud, a licensed health insurance agent from GuideWell Connect, to hear firsthand why she finds her role as a health insurance agent rewarding. How did you become a licensed health insurance agent? I love the health care field and wanted to become a nurse. After going to nursing school, I got a job at a hospital but had difficulty with some of the physical demands during my clinicals. I wanted to find another role in the health care field...

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August 17, 2020

Innovation continues to be an increasingly important tool as we work to reimagine how care can and should be delivered. For us, being able to provide access to high quality, affordable health care is our top priority. We can’t do this without outside-the-box thinking and a creative approach. It has become especially apparent how critical innovation is as the world fights back against COVID-19. Researchers, scientists and innovators across the globe are working to develop a vaccine for the virus. While that happens, we are relying on accurate and accessible testing. Currently, most of...

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August 10, 2020 COVID-19, health disparities
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-Competition gives global community opportunity to develop frequent, fast-turnaround, inexpensive, and easy-to-use screening tests to identify COVID-19 cases before they lead to outbreaks- GuideWell Mutual Holding Corporation (GuideWell), the parent to a family of forward-thinking companies focused on transforming health care, in collaboration with XPRIZE, OpenCovidScreen, Anthem, Inc. and other Blue Cross and Blue Shield plan partners, as well as other innovative organizations announced the $5 million XPRIZE Rapid Covid Testing competition to accelerate the development of high-quality COVID...

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July 29, 2020 COVID-19, rapid testing

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