BATON ROUGE, La. – To better meet its customers’ needs, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana customer service representatives are available from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday - Friday, which is three hours later than its original operating hours.
The extended hours allow many members the opportunity to talk about their health matters at home or outside the workplace. Making calls in the evenings will save members time away from their busy schedules during the day.
“If you get a bill from your doctor or a letter from us, as you sit down to read your mail in the evenings you can call us with your questions right then, instead of having to wait till the next business day,” said Vince Jackson, Vice President of Blue Cross Benefit Operations - Customer Service.
Blue Cross and HMO Louisiana, Inc. members can call the customer service number on their ID cards from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. weekdays. Help by phone for all healthcare providers and Federal Employee Program members continues to be available from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
In addition, members may find answers to common questions or send a specific message securely through Blue Cross’ online Help Center at www.bcbsla.com 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
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 .