Blue Cross Will Host 'Medicare Made Easy' Facebook Live Educational Event Series on Coverage Options

Aug. 23, 2021

BATON ROUGE – Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana’s Medicare experts will host a series of Facebook Live educational events from August through November to help you and your family learn more about 2022 healthcare coverage options.

During the Medicare Annual Enrollment Period, which begins Oct. 15 and goes through Dec. 7, anyone on Medicare can choose a plan or make coverage changes. Coverage on the Medicare plan you sign up for during the Annual Enrollment Period will begin Jan. 1, 2022.  

To make it easier for you to get the facts before you pick your plan, Blue Cross will host a special series of four Medicare Made Easy Facebook Live educational events. In these events, benefit advisers and other staff who have lots of Medicare experience will share information you’ll need to make your decisions. Tune into these online educational events to learn more and get your questions answered. 

The first Medicare Made Easy educational event is tomorrow at 10 a.m. on Blue Cross’ Facebook page. Medicare Benefit Specialists Ann Booth and Deborah Smith will share tips to learn more about your coverage options and pick the plan that’s the best fit for you.  

Medicare Made Easy Facebook Live educational event series dates: 

  • Tuesday, Aug. 24 at 10 a.m. 
  • Tuesday, Sept. 21
  • Tuesday, Oct. 26
  • Tuesday, Nov. 16

All Medicare Made Easy educational events will take place on Blue Cross’ Facebook page. A Zoom option also will be available for each event. Visit  to RSVP and share these events through your personal social media. You can post questions before, during or after each educational event on the Facebook page. Check the Facebook page  regularly for updates about this series and to see dates and times for other Facebook Live events.  

To learn more about Medicare and connect with an agent, call 1-800-568-1417 or go to It does not cost you anything to work with an agent. 

Visit the Blue Cross YouTube channel  to see short videos from in-house experts and recordings of past Facebook Live educational events. The YouTube channel features a Medicare Made Easy playlist and videos about various health topics from Blue Cross’ clinical team, including doctors, nurses, dietitians, social workers and pharmacists. Subscribe to know when new videos are added. 

You also can connect with Blue Cross on social media  for regular updates. Blue Cross posts regularly on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and TikTok. 

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 have been recognized for the past three years 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.

For accommodations of persons with special needs at meetings call 1-800-568-1417 (TTY 711).