Category: Cost of Healthcare, Health and Wellness, Health Insurance

Preventive Care Vs Corrective Care in Everyday Life

I’m constantly amazed by how many of my friends are so particular about the maintenance they do on their cars. Or their boats. Or their homes.

Let’s face it, these assets cost a fortune to fix when something breaks. If you can head off those bigger costs by regularly spending a little bit of time and money on preventive maintenance, it makes good sense to do so. And so we do. Read more

Category: ACA and Policy, Cost of Healthcare, Government Programs, Health Insurance

Lunch With Some Friends

… and Big Health Insurance Changes

Every now and then, I’m reminded how blessed I am to have the job I do.  Earlier this month, I gave a presentation to the Baton Rouge Rotary Club. They are one of the largest of the 30,000 Rotary Clubs worldwide and home to over 500 businesses in the Capital area. Baton Rouge’s Rotary has been together since 1918! Speaking to them is always a privilege. Read more

Category: Uncategorized

We Need Your Help to Find the Angels Among Us

From Mike: Today, I’m handing the blog over to Michael Tipton, President of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Foundation. He’s going to tell us about The Angel Award®, the best thing (in my opinion) the Foundation does to help everyday people do extraordinary good.

For our team at the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Foundation, one of the best days of the year is a Friday afternoon in May. Read more