BATON ROUGE – It’s 2019, and many people are resolving to work on their health. Among the most common New Year’s resolutions declared every year are eating well, getting more exercise and quitting smoking.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana has several programs and services to help more than 1.6 million Louisianians stick to these New Year’s resolutions.
With Fitness Your Way by Tivity Health, an independent program that Blue Cross customers can use, you can get a gym membership for only $29 a month. And, this membership lets you work out at any of the 9,000 participating fitness centers around the country – so you don’t need to worry about upsetting your exercise schedule when traveling or away from home. Visit the Gym Memberships page at www.bcbsla.com to learn more about the program and see which gyms are part of it.
Through Blue365, Blue Cross’ member health and wellness discounts site, you can buy fitness gear, healthy food delivery services and more at a lower cost. If you haven’t registered for Blue365, you can do so at www.Blue365deals.com/BCBSLA. Once you sign up, Blue365 will email you a special deal of the week, and you can visit the site to shop for available offers and discounts.
And, if you’re struggling to kick the habit, Blue Cross health coaches are here to help you be stronger than smoking. Visit www.bcbsla.com/Stronger for information on how to connect with a Blue Cross health coach, who can work with you on a personalized quitting plan, share educational information and direct you to community resources. There is no cost for Blue Cross customers to work with a health coach.
Blue Cross Chief Medical Officer Dr. Vindell Washington and members of the Care Management team have filmed a series of Healthy Living videos to offer everyone tips for eating right and easily getting exercise in 2019. Check out the videos, and visit www.bcbsla.com/wellness to learn more about the programs and services available to you.
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.
To learn more, visit our website at www.bcbsla.com.