Press Releases

Expand tab icon 2020

Nov. 24

Blue Cross Reminds Louisianians to Celebrate Safely During Holiday Season

Nov. 18

Health Professionals Urge Louisianians to Stop Smoking, Vaping and Using Tobacco — Especially with COVID-19 Raging

Nov. 18

Blue Cross Recognizes Top Performers in Quality Blue Program

Nov. 17

Blue Cross Clinicians to Share Safe Antibiotic Use Tips in FB Live Event

Nov. 13

Don’t Be a Victim of Medicare Enrollment Fraud

Nov. 11

Blue Cross Named A Top 10 Military Friendly Employer

Nov. 4

Blue Cross Encourages Awareness of Mental Health Needs

Nov. 4

BRAC, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Announce Health Innovation Webinar

Nov. 3

Elect to Protect Your Health When Voting

Oct. 30

Blue Cross Makes Healthcare Services Available for Members Affected by Zeta

Oct. 27

Blue Cross Offers Early Refills, Other Services Ahead of Hurricane Zeta

Oct. 27

Blue Cross Hires Experienced Physician Leader Mills as Chief Medical Officer

Oct. 22

Blue Cross Reminds Louisianians to Prevent Abuse by Disposing Safely of Prescription Drugs

Oct. 20

National Diversity Council Names Blue Cross’ Sue Kozik One of Its Top 50 Distinguished Chief Information Officers

Oct. 14

Think Pink: Know Your Risk for Breast Cancer

Oct. 8

Blue Cross Announces Services to Help Members Affected by Delta

Oct. 7

Blue Cross Offers Services for Members Ahead of Hurricane Delta

Oct. 6

Blue Cross Urges Louisianians to Take Their Best Shot Against the Virus

Oct. 1

Blue Cross Offers Medicare Beneficiaries Virtual Help During Annual Enrollment

Sept. 24

Blue Cross Urges Louisianians to Be Counted by Completing 2020 Census

Sept. 23

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Commits More Than $80 Million to COVID-19 and Hurricane Laura Relief

Sept. 21

Blue Cross Study: Big Jumps in Illness among Unpaid Caregivers in Louisiana

Sept. 16

Blue Cross Shares Savings with Eligible Individual Members

Sept. 14

Blue Cross Offers Services for Members Ahead of Tropical Storm Sally

Sept. 14

Blue Cross Hosts “Medicare Made Easy” Facebook Live Series Starting Sept. 21

Sept. 9

Blue Cross Foundation Commits $5 Million to Hurricane Laura Relief

Sept. 4

Report: Americans Who Exercise See 8% Reduction in the Impact of Chronic Conditions Linked to Serious COVID-19 Complications

Sept. 3

Blue Cross Partners with La. Marathon, La. Dept. of Education on Kids Marathon Challenge

Sept. 2

Blue Cross Reminds Louisianians to #MaskUp Over Holiday Weekend

Sept. 1

Blue Cross Offers Services for Members Affected by Hurricane Laura

Aug. 24

Blue Cross Lifts Early Drug Refill Restrictions Ahead of Marco, Laura  | Español

Aug. 18

Healthy Blue Members Added to Blue Cross’ Successful Quality Blue Program

Aug. 18

Blue Cross Promotes Paul Gray to Vice President, Medicare Advantage Operations and Plan Performance

Aug. 17

Fraud Alert: Scammers Sending Fake 'HIPAA Compliance' Postcards

Aug. 14

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Announces Appointment of New Board Members

Aug. 12

Blue Cross Program Improved Health, Held Down Costs

Aug. 6

Blue Cross Reminds Louisianians that Vaccinations Prevent Diseases | Español

Aug. 5

Blue Cross’ $0 Drug Copay Program Lowers Total Healthcare Spending

Aug. 4

Blue Cross Hires Louisiana Native as Its First Chief Customer Experience Officer

July 23

Report: Rise in Chronic Conditions is Putting More Louisianians at Risk for Colorectal Cancer

July 20

Parents Urged to Plan Checkups, Immunizations for Children During Summer

July 13

Blue Cross Urges Louisianians to Comply with Statewide Mask Mandate | Español

July 8

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Partners with Taproot Foundation to Launch Online Volunteering Platform

July 6

Blue Cross Foundation Awards $4.2 Million in COVID-19 Response Grants

July 1

Blue Cross Urges Louisianians to Wear Masks, Avoid Crowds, Take Precautions | Español

June 17

Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association Statement: A Pledge to Make Meaningful Change

June 11

Blue Cross Shares Tips for a Safe, Healthy Summer

June 10

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana named to the Civic 50 | Español

June 9

Blue Cross Reminds Louisianians to Keep Up With Ongoing Healthcare

June 4

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Partners with Blue Health Intelligence on Best-in-Class Provider Reporting and Data Sharing

June 3

Blue Cross Reminds Louisianians to Prepare for Hurricane Season

June 2

STRONGER TOGETHER: A Statement from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana | Español

May 31

Blue Cross Creates 'Returning to the Workplace' Toolkit to Assist Employers

May 18

Special Enrollment Period Announced for Medicare Beneficiaries

May 12

Blue Cross Dietitians Launch 'Diabetes + Healthy Living' Facebook Live Series

May 11

Blue Cross Shares Programs, Resources for Mental Health Month

May 4

Blue Cross Reminds Louisianians Who’ve Recently Lost Healthcare Coverage About Available Options

May 1

Blue Cross Offers Tips for Better Health for Louisianians with Arthritis

April 27

Blue Cross Platform Powers COVID-19 Louisiana Outbreak Tracker in Collaboration with State Health Department

April 23

Blue Cross Encourages Louisianians to Be Mindful of Drug Safety

April 22

Blue Cross Promotes Natalie McCall to Vice President of Provider Performance and Analytics

April 16

Blue Cross Promotes Long-Time Actuarial Employee to Vice President

April 15

Blue Cross Expands $0 Telehealth Visits with Network Providers Through May 31 | Español

April 9

Blue Cross Reminds Louisianians to Be Wary of COVID-19 Scams | Español

April 2

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Lowers Costs for Members Being Tested or Treated for COVID-19 | Español

March 26

Blue Cross Encouraging Telehealth Use; Offering $0 BlueCare Visits Through May 31 | Español

March 11

Blue Cross Dietitians Share Healthy Eating Tips in YouTube Series

March 10

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Statement on COVID-19 | Español

March 9

Blue Cross Marks Women’s History Month

Feb. 28

Report: Louisiana’s 2013-17 Early-Onset Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease Diagnosis Rate Among Nation's Highest

Feb. 11

Let the Good Health Roll! Blue Cross Shares Tips for a Safe, Healthy Mardi Gras

Feb. 10

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Presented 2020 Excellence in Diversity Award by Louisiana Society for Human Resources

Feb. 7

Blue Cross Goes Red for American Heart Month

Feb. 6

Blue Bikes Launches New E-Bike Fleet in New Orleans

Feb. 4

Blue Cross Raises Awareness of Vaping Dangers

Feb. 3

Blue Cross Offers Tips for Those New to Medicare Advantage

Jan. 30

It’s Peak Flu Season: Practice Germ Control to Avoid Illness

Jan. 14

Blue Cross Foundation: 'Help Us Find the Angels Who Serve Children' | Español

Jan. 6

Louisianians Can Stick to New Year’s Resolutions with Help from Blue Cross</
Expand tab icon 2019

Dec. 19

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Statement on U.S. Fifth Circuit Court’s Ruling

Dec. 18

Blue Cross Executives Featured Speakers on Using AI to Enhance Members’ Experience

Dec. 17

Two Years Rollin’: Blue Bikes Celebrates Two-Year Anniversary

Dec. 11

Blue Cross’s Jacob Evans Graduates from New Orleans Leadership Forum

Dec. 10

Fraud Hurts Us All!

Dec. 9

Blue Cross Names Experienced Clinical Care Executive as Senior Vice President of Care Delivery

Dec. 4

Blue Cross Reminds Louisianians of Upcoming Deadline to Enroll in a Medicare Advantage Plan

Dec. 2

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Launches Spanish-Language Website

Dec. 2

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana lanza un sitio web en español

Nov. 26

Exchange Gifts, Not Germs: Blue Cross Offers Tips for Happy, Healthy Holidays

Nov. 22

Quality Blue Drives Continued Health Improvement for Chronic Conditions

Nov. 21

Louisiana's Largest Healthcare Leaders Launch Nationwide Call for Startup Partners in Innovation, Investment Opportunities

Nov. 20

Blue Cross encourages smokers to quit for a day with the Great American Smokeout on Thursday, Nov. 21

Nov. 11

Stronger Than Diabetes: Blue Cross Shares Tips to Stay on Top of Condition

Nov. 7

Blue Cross Chief Medical Officer Participated in National Release of Report

Nov. 6

Blue Cross Shares Things to Consider When Picking Your 2020 Health Plan

Oct. 29

Steer Clear of Vision Health Nightmares this Halloween

Oct. 28

Blue Cross Shares Dental Health Tips to Smile About

Oct. 24

Louisianians Have Options to Drop Off Expired or Unused Prescription Drugs

Oct. 22

Blue Cross Offers Tips for Medicare Annual Enrollment

Oct. 15

Blue Cross Offers Medicare Beneficiaries Face-to-Face Online Doctor Visits with New Extra Benefits

Oct. 11

Say 'Boo!' to Halloween Health Scares with Tips from Blue Cross

Oct. 10

Screening Saves Lives: Blue Cross Encourages Louisianians to Know Breast Cancer Risks, Talk to Their Doctors

Oct. 9

Blue Bikes Encourages New Orleans to #RidePink In October

Oct. 1

Healthy Blue Offers New 2020 Medicare Advantage D-SNP Plan in Louisiana

Sept. 20

Blue Cross Promotes Clinton H. Prescott to Vice President, Treasury and Financial Planning

Sept. 17

Blue Cross Takes a Stand Against Falls

Sept. 10

BRAC Names Capital Region Employee Health Innovation Award Winners

Aug. 30

Blue Cross Shares Back-to-School Tips for Parents During Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month

Aug. 28

Include a Healthcare Coverage Checklist with Your College Essentials

Aug. 27

Blue Cross Foundation Announces 2019 Angel Award Honorees

Aug. 19

Blue Cross CEO Dr. Steven Udvarhelyi Signs 'Action Pledge' for Diversity

Aug. 19

Blue Cross Promotes Two to Executive Positions

Aug. 16

Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association: Louisiana Has Nation’s Highest Rate of ADHD Diagnoses Among Children Ages 2-18

July 30

Blue Cross Chief Analytics and Data Officer Participates in White House Blue Button 2.0 Developers Conference

July 23

Put Your Child’s Annual Checkup on the Back-to-School Checklist

July 18

New Blue Bikes users can get one free 30-minute ride now through August

July 12

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Provides Services for Customers Weathering Tropical Storm Barry

July 8

Gotcha Launches Bike Share Program in Baton Rouge

June 25

BRAC Announces Capital Region Employee Health Innovation Award

June 20

Blue Cross Executives Featured Speakers at National Healthcare Conference


June 17

Blue Cross and Blue Shield Promotes Leah Shackleton to Vice President of Strategy and Innovation


June 17

BCBSLA Recognized as One of the 50 Most Community-Minded Companies in the United States


June 13

Ride Cool All Summer with Blue Bikes


June 10

Blue Cross to Participate in #WellnessWednesday with Southern University, All of Us Research Program


June 4

Ribbon Cutting for Blue Cross Orleans Tower Office Tuesday, June 4


June 3

Blue Cross Chief Medical Officer Is Minnesota e-Health Summit Keynote Speaker


May 30

Blue Cross Highlights Arthritis Awareness Month


May 29

Blue Cross Shares Five Senior Fitness Tips


May 28

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Named 2019 Diversity Star by the Baton Rouge Area Chamber


May 28

Blue Cross Helps Louisianians Get Summer Ready with Health, Safety Tips


May 23

Blue Cross Hires Becca Mix as Vice President, Deputy General Counsel


May 22

Blue Cross Providers Boost Health Outcomes, Save on Healthcare Costs with Quality Blue Programs


May 16

Blue Cross Chief Medical Officer Co-Authors NEJM Catalyst Paper on Need for More, Better Data Exchange in Healthcare


May 13

Blue Bikes Riders Hit Half-a-Million Trips Milestone


May 8

Blue Cross Social Workers Share Tips for Being Stronger Than Stress, Knowing Signs of Depression for Mental Health Month


May 6

Blue Cross Celebrates Its Nearly 200 Nurse Employees During National Nurses Week


May 1

Community Volunteers Collect More Than Half a Ton of Unused Medication at Drug Take Back Day


April 29

Blue Cross Encourages Vaccination Against Preventable Diseases During National Infant Immunization Week


April 24

Drug Take Back Day, Saturday, April 27


April 22

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Extends Customer Service Hours


April 16

Blue Cross and Blue Shield Hires Diane Howell as Vice President of Benefit Operations


April 15

Blue Cross Reminds Customers They Can Sign Up for Free ID Protection Services


April 12

Blue Bikes Seeks Riders’ Input on System Area Expansion


April 5

California-based MedAux wins the New Orleans Health Innovators Challenge


March 29

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Appoints Two Vice Presidents to Information Technology Leadership Team


March 25

Blue Cross Policy Drives Down Number of Opioids Prescribed and Dispensed in Louisiana


March 25

National Digital Health Companies Compete in NOLAHI Challenge Pitch Finale


March 21

Healthy Blue Donates 1,000 Helmets to Blue Bikes


March 14

Blue Cross, Healthy Blue Volunteers Team Up with the New Orleans Pelicans for Rebuilding Together Community Project


March 13

Blue Cross Dietitians Share Healthy Eating Tips for National Nutrition Month


March 12

Gotcha Announces Baton Rouge Bike Share Launch Date


March 11

Go to Bed; It’s for Your Health: Blue Cross Shares Tips For Sleep Awareness Week


Feb. 28

Screening Saves Lives: Blue Cross Encourages Louisianians to Talk to Their Doctors About Colorectal Cancer Risks, Testing Options


Feb. 27

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Launches Prescription Drug Savings Tool


Feb. 19

Catch Beads, Not Germs! Blue Cross Throws Out Mardi Gras Health Tips


Feb. 7

Catch Beads, Not Traffic – Pedal to the Parades on Blue Bikes


Feb. 5

Blue Cross Shares Tips to Keep the Beat Going for American Heart Month


Jan. 31

Op-Ed: Don’t Make Your Grandparents’ Health Problems Your Kids’ Health Threats


Jan. 29

Blue Cross Hires Angela Hintz as VP, Project Management Office and Integrated Services


Jan. 24

Blue Cross Offers Tips for Those New to Medicare Advantage


Jan. 14

Study Hard, Ride Easy: Blue Bikes University Membership Only $10 a Month


Jan. 11

Blue Cross, Louisiana Colorectal Cancer Roundtable Recognize Primary Care Doctors for Optimal Screening Rates


Jan. 10

BCBSA Statement on Federal Employee Health Coverage During Government Shutdown


Jan. 9

Blue Cross Offers Tips to Make the Most of Your Healthcare Coverage in 2019


Jan. 8

Blue Cross Helps Louisianians Understand What They’ll Pay for Healthcare


Jan. 3

Cheers to Your Health: Blue Cross Programs, Services Help You Keep Resolutions

Expand tab icon 2018

Dec. 15

Blue Cross Statement on Federal Court Decision on the Affordable Care Act


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