In March 2010, when the Affordable Care Act became the law of the land, it put new requirements on employers and health insurance carriers. Many of those spelled out what kind of health insurance they could offer to their customers or to their employees and their dependents. Read more
A few weeks ago, I was visiting my 85-year-old mom at her house, and we were watching one of her favorite game shows when the news came on. Headlining was a new scam that was being foisted on Medicare recipients. Read more
The first group of Louisianians who no longer qualify for Medicaid will be removed from the rolls next Saturday, July 1. Over the next year, tens of thousands of Louisianians could lose their government health insurance.
I’ve written about making sure you KEEP your coverage if you are eligible. But not everyone on Medicaid today will remain eligible.
COVID-19 Coverage Changes at the End of the Public Health Emergency
It’s been a long, long road, but the federal government officially ended the COVID-19 public health emergency (that began in March 2020) on May 11, 2023. This means some changes to your health coverage related to COVID-19, and we here at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana want to make sure you are very clear on what’s changing … and what’s staying the same. Read more
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