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

Nov. 6, 2018

BATON ROUGE – Primary care doctors in Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana’s Quality Blue program are getting better health results for their patients who have chronic conditions.

Blue Cross recognized nearly 400 primary care doctors from all regions of Louisiana at its 2018 Quality Blue Statewide Learning Collaborative on Nov. 1.

The doctors earned Top Performer awards for treating patients who have the chronic conditions targeted in Quality Blue – diabetes, hypertension (high blood pressure), vascular disease and chronic kidney disease.   

Three doctors earned Top Performer honors in all four chronic suites:

  • Dr. Nicole Giambrone (East Jefferson Primary Care)
  • Dr. John Kokemor (LCMC Touro: Louapre, Kokemor, Sarrat & Braedt)
  • Dr. Gerald Mouton (GSQN Southwest LA)

A complete list of primary care doctors statewide who were honored as Blue Cross 2018-19 Top Performers is online at under “Top Performers.”

The list is split into regions of the state. Within each region, doctors are listed by their clinics, with the chronic condition(s) for which they were recognized for optimal care beside their names.

About Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana is committed to our mission to improve the health and lives of Louisianians. We invest both time and money in the communities we serve, supporting the health and wellbeing of Louisianians through more than 200 charitable organizations.

With our subsidiaries, HMO Louisiana and Southern National Life, we provide group and individual health insurance plans, life and disability insurance, group voluntary products and administrative services to one out of four Louisiana residents. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana also provides Medicare supplement and Medicare Advantage plans and is a partner in offering the Healthy Blue Medicaid Managed care plan. Louisiana is the only state where we operate, with offices in every major region to serve our customers.

Founded in New Orleans in 1934, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana is a tax-paying non-profit health insurer. We are a private mutual company, owned by our policyholders, with an independent Louisiana Board of Directors and no shareholders. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association.