Press Releases

Expand tab icon 2018

Dec. 12

National and Local Partners Come Together for Baton Rouge Launch of Revolutionary Health Research Initiative, the All of Us Research Program


Dec. 11

Spread Cheer, Not Germs: Blue Cross Shares Tips to Avoid Seasonal Illnesses


Dec. 5

Letting the Good Times Ride: Blue Bikes Celebrates One-Year Anniversary


Nov. 15

Blue Cross Shares Its Programs and Services to Help Louisianians Quit Using Tobacco for Great American Smokeout


Nov. 14

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Reports Some Success with Generic Drug Fill Rate while Nationwide, Branded Prescription Drug Prices Outpace Generics


Nov. 13

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Board Members Recognized as National Association of Corporate Director Fellows


Nov. 12

Blue Cross Reminds Louisianians to Know Their Numbers for Diabetes Awareness Month


Nov. 6

Blue Cross Honors Primary Care Doctors as Top Performers in Quality Blue Program


Nov. 1

Blue Cross Honors Nearly 400 Louisiana Primary Care Doctors for Improving the Health of Louisianians at Fifth Annual Statewide Collaborative


Oct. 29

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Hires Dr. Thomas Diller as Vice President of Population Health and Quality Transformation


Oct. 25

Healthcare Leaders to Launch 2019 New Orleans Health Innovators Challenge


Oct. 19

Blue Cross, Attorney General Remind Louisianians to Prevent Abuse by Safely Disposing of Expired or Unused Prescription Drugs


Oct. 17

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana and Vantage Holdings, Inc., Sign Definitive Agreements


Oct. 17

Blue Cross Awarded State of Louisiana’s Office of Group Benefits Contract for Retirees


Oct. 15

Blue Cross Expands Medicare Advantage Offerings Statewide


Oct. 11

Blue Cross Reminds Louisiana Women to Get Screened for Breast Cancer


Oct. 10

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Lessens Limits for Members Affected by Hurricane Michael


Oct. 9

Blue Cross Reminds Louisianians to Get the Flu Shot


Oct. 1

Blue Bikes Dropping Pay-as-You-Go Rate to 10 Cents a Minute


Sept. 14

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Lessens Limits for Members Affected by Hurricane Florence


Aug. 29

Get Healthcare Costs in Check to Lower Health Insurance Costs


Aug. 27

Blue Cross Chief Medical Officer Joins National Committee to Identify, Address Causes of Physician Burnout


Aug. 27

Blue Cross Foundation Announces 2018 Angel Award Honorees


Aug. 21

Residents get a free hour of Blue Bikes every day during September


Aug. 20

Blue Cross Appoints Vice Presidents in Finance, Legal and Analytics


Aug. 9

Sue Kozik Joins Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer


July 31

Business to Business Forum on Healthcare Solutions Offers Employers Access to Leading Experts as Landscape Changes


July 25

Pencils, Notebooks and Immunizations: Make Good Health Part of Your Children’s Back-to-School Checklist


July 23

Blue Cross Clinical Leaders Recognized for Their Work to Advance, Improve Digital Healthcare


July 23

Robocall Scams: Information and Update


July 20

Valsartan Recall Information for Blue Cross Members


July 11

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Promotes Sheldon Faulk to Senior Vice President, Government Business


July 2

Cindy Wakefield Joins Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana as Vice President of Strategic Communications


April 4

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana, EBR Parish Schools Join First-of-its-Kind Prescription Drug Safety Network


March 20

Alertgy wins NOLA Health Innovators Diabetes Challenge


March 20

Blue Cross Study Shows Spike in Emergency Room Trips for Kids with Severe Allergies to Food and Other Substances


March 8

Cigna's Purchase of Express Scripts and What It Means to Our Customers


March 7

Quality Blue Program Continues Getting Better Health Results


Feb. 13

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Reports Low, But Growing Uptake of HPV Vaccine

Expand tab icon 2017

Nov. 16

NOLABA Launches Health Innovators Challenge


Nov. 2

Blue Cross Programs Show Early Intervention Moving the Needle on Chronic Diseases


Oct. 19

Blue Cross Named One of the 2017 Best Places to Work in Baton Rouge


Sept. 18

Blue Cross Chief Medical Officer Lead Author of New England Journal of Medicine Article


Sept. 11

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana and Ochsner Health System Announce Partnership to Address State’s Poor Health Outcomes and Rising Healthcare Costs


Sept. 7

Business Leaders Get Tips for Improving Health, Reining in Costs at Health Forum


Aug. 28

Blue Cross Allows Early Refills; Reminds Customers of Online Healthcare Options in the Wake of Tropical Storm Harvey


Aug. 17

Business to Business Forum on Healthcare Solutions Offers Employers Access to Leading Experts in Uncertain Times


Aug. 9

City of New Orleans Announces Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana as Title Sponsor of Bike Share Program


July 17

Amerigroup Louisiana to Rebrand as Healthy Blue in September, Reflecting Partnership with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana


July 10

Blue Cross Launches SmartShopper to Let Customers Shop Online


June 12

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Names Dr. Vindell Washington New Chief Medical Officer


May 23

BlueCare: The Doctor Will See You - Anywhere, Anytime!


Feb. 23

Louisiana Healthcare Providers Boost Patient Outcomes, Save Costs with Quality Blue


Feb. 22

Blue Cross Foundation Seeks 2017 Angel Award Nominations


Feb. 21

New Chairman Elected to Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Board of Directors


Jan. 24

John Brown Jr. to Head Human Resources at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana

Expand tab icon 2016

Dec. 16, 2016

Amerigroup Louisiana and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Announce Collaboration to Serve the State’s Medicaid Members

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Nov. 21, 2016

Tulane and Blue Cross Join Forces to Improve Louisiana Healthcare

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Oct. 5, 2016

Local Businesses to Get Expert Advice on Healthcare Solutions and Best Practices at Oct. 25 Forum in New Orleans

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Sept. 28, 2016

Blue Cross Diversity Director Named Chair of New Orleans Leadership Council

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Sept. 23, 2016

Blue Cross Foundation Announces 2016 Angel Award Honorees

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Aug. 31, 2016

Blue Cross Extends Network, Offers Special Considerations

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Aug. 25, 2016

Early Drug Refills Available

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Aug. 11, 2016

Blue Cross Mobile App Now Includes Symptom Checker

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May 24, 2016

Blue Cross Blue Shield Association Examines the Growing Costs of Specialty Pharmacy

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May 12, 2016

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Celebrates Clinical Staff During National Nurses Week, May 6-12

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April 29, 2016

Louisianians Can Dispose of their Expired or Unused Prescription Drugs Safely on Saturday, April 30

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Feb. 26, 2016

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Invites Customers to Respond to Survey About Health Experiences

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Feb. 16, 2016

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Board of Directors Elects Dr. I. Steve Udvarhelyi President and CEO

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Feb. 16, 2016

Blue Cross Partners with Louisiana Law Enforcement Agencies to Offer Safe Disposal of Prescription Painkillers

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Feb. 10, 2016

Louisiana Hospitals Recognized for Quality, Affordable Maternity Care by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana

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Expand tab icon 2015

Dec. 23, 2015

Blue Cross’ Design Duo Earns National Recognition in HOW In-House Design Awards

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Dec. 10, 2015

Blue Cross Foundation Gives $1 Million in Grants to 20 Charities Statewide

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Nov. 24, 2015

Time Is Running Out to Enroll in HMO Louisiana's Medicare Advantage Plan

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Nov. 13, 2015

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Names Dr. I. Steven Udvarhelyi President and CEO

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Oct. 29, 2015

Blue Cross Getting Better Health Results for Customers

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Oct. 22, 2015

Early Results Show Quality Blue Is Getting Better Health Results, Holding Down Costs

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Oct. 15, 2015

Enrollment Now Open for HMO Louisiana’s Medicare Advantage Plan

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Oct. 14, 2015

Volunteers for Children Honored at Formal Ceremony on Oct. 19

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Sept. 30, 2015

Blue Cross Welcomes New Medical Director for Value-Based Payment Programs

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Sept. 30, 2015

Blue Cross Ready for National Medical Coding System Transition

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Sept. 25, 2015

Blue Cross HR Head Todd Schexnayder to Retire Dec. 31

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Sept. 18, 2015

Blue Cross Foundation Honors Volunteers for Louisiana Youth with Grants at 2015 Angel Awards

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Sept. 3, 2015

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Subsidiary to Sell Medicare Advantage Plans in 14 Parishes

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Sept. 3, 2015

Anthony Tardugno Joins Blue Cross as Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer and Security Officer

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Aug. 5, 2015

Past Blue Cross President Howard Reitz Dies at Age 96

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June 25, 2015

Supreme Court Rules in Subsidy Case

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May 24, 2015

Blue Cross Executive to Give 2015 Commencement Address at LSU Business School

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May 11, 2015

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Recognizes Clinical Staff for Nurses Week 2015

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May 7, 2015

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Releases Enhanced iPhone and iPad App

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April 27, 2015

New Orleans Office Temporarily Closed Due to Water Damage

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March 27, 2015

Some Louisianians May Still Buy Health Care Coverage During Special Enrollment Periods

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March 19, 2015

Update on Premera and Anthem Data Breaches

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Feb. 25, 2015

Update: Blue Cross Statement on Anthem Data Breach

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Feb. 25, 2015

Reitz Set to Retire Next Year as President and CEO

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Feb. 13, 2015

Update on Anthem Breach

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Feb. 12, 2015

Blue Cross Foundation to Grant $160,000 to Louisiana Angels

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Feb. 5, 2015

Blue Cross Statement on Anthem Data Breach

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Feb. 2, 2015

Reminder: Feb. 15 Last Day to Buy 2016 Insurance From healthcare.gov

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