Blue Cross Healthcare Economist Mike Bertaut is on the road, on the job and around Louisiana. Now is your chance to follow along, as he brings the Straight Talk to you and your fellow Louisianians in our new series of videos.

The Holy Grail of Health Insurance: making patients healthier BEFORE they need intense and expensive treatments. The result, healthier members and lower costs. Blue Cross think it’s found the holy grail.

Healthcare 101: Introducing Mike Bertaut, Blue Cross’s Healthcare Economist and the voice of Straight Talk.

Health insurance isn’t like car insurance: Federal law changed the way health insurance is sold

Can you afford your deductible?: What is the deal with Cost-Sharing Reductions? Bertaut breaks it down.

Lessons learned & applied: If you aren’t saving for a rainy day, you will take a beating when it pours.