Thanksgiving is right around the corner. While you’re asking your aunt to finally share the secret ingredient in her famous pecan pie, she might be asking you for help picking a Medicare plan. She’ll be much more likely to spill the hush-hush element in her recipe if you can share tips that help her find and enroll in a quality Medicare Advantage (MA) or Medicare Supplement insurance plan. Read more
Last month, I, and a bunch of other subject matter experts at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana, spent a few mornings telling our producers and brokers (the people who help our clients find the right plan for themselves or their employees) all about what’s new from Blue for 2024 health plans. Read more
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