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

Sept. 14, 2020

BATON ROUGE – Have questions about Medicare? Head into this year’s Medicare annual enrollment period with more information to make your plan choices after hearing from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana’s Medicare experts. They are ready to help you and your family members learn more about healthcare coverage options.

Blue Cross will host a Medicare Made Easy Facebook Live educational event series with benefit advisers and other staff who have lots of Medicare experience. They will share information you’ll need to make your decisions. Tune into these online educational events to get the facts before you pick your plan.

This is a series of three educational events, which will take place on Monday mornings in September, October and November. The first event, scheduled for today, has been postponed because of Tropical Storm Sally. The first educational event in the series will now take place Monday, Sept. 21 You can post questions before, during or after each event at . Please stay tuned to the Facebook page for updates about each event.

WHAT: Medicare Made Easy (a Facebook Live educational event series)
WHEN: Monday, Sept. 21 10:30-11 a.m.
              Monday, Oct. 5 10:30-11 a.m.
              Monday, Nov. 9 10:30-11 a.m.
WHERE: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Facebook page, An option to join via Zoom is also available at

To learn more about Medicare and connect with an agent, call 1-833-219-7435 or go to It does not cost you anything to work with an agent. Blue Cross Healthcare Economist Mike Bertaut shares information about what to consider when making your 2021 Medicare or health plan choices in this article from The Advocate.

Viewers can visit Blue Cross’ Medicare Easy Made YouTube playlist for short videos from in-house experts. The Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana YouTube page also has videos about various health topics from Blue Cross’ clinical team, including doctors, nurses, social workers and pharmacists. Subscribe to know when new videos are added. You can also connect with Blue Cross on social media for regular updates.

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. Founded in New Orleans in 1934, we are a tax-paying nonprofit health insurer with offices in every major region to serve our customers. We were recognized in 2019 and 2020 as an honoree of The Civic 50, named by Points of Light as one of the 50 most community-minded companies in the United States.

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. We are a private mutual company, owned by our policyholders, with an independent Louisiana Board of Directors and no shareholders. We invite all Louisianians to visit our website at or talk to us on social media.