Last minute gifters: Consider medical gift cards

Gina Roberts-Grey

Not sure what to tuck into that special someone's stocking? Gift cards are definitely one popular option this season.

And now at least one major insurer has gotten in on all the gifting action, offering medical gift cards as an alternative to ties, robes and toasters.

The cards sold by insurers like Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida, (BCBS) can be used to pay a myriad of medical expenses, including co-pays and the bill from your doctor.