Blue Cross hosts “Medicare Made Easy” virtual event in advance of Annual Enrollment Period

Published 9:47 am Monday, September 20, 2021

BATON ROUGE –The Annual Enrollment Period for Medicare beneficiaries begins Oct. 15 and lasts until Dec. 7. Get information and resources to help you pick the plan that’s right for you during Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana’s Medicare Made Easy Facebook Live educational event. The virtual educational event takes place tomorrow, Tuesday, Sept. 21 at 10 a.m.

Healthcare Economist Mike Bertaut and Medicare Benefit Specialist Ann Booth will go over important enrollment dates for Medicare beneficiaries and share tips to help you learn more about your 2022 coverage options. You can post questions before, during or after the event at www.facebook.com/bcbsla.

WHAT: Medicare Made Easy (a Facebook Live educational event series)

WHEN: Tuesday, Sept. 21 at 10 a.m.

WHO: Healthcare Economist Mike Bertaut and Medicare Benefit Specialist Ann Booth

WHERE: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Facebook page, www.facebook.com/bcbsla

This is part of a series of educational events. Tune in to Medicare Made Easy Facebook Live educational events throughout the fall:

Tuesday, Oct. 26
Tuesday, Nov. 16
All Medicare Made Easy educational events will take place on Blue Cross’ Facebook page. Visit https://www.facebook.com/bcbsla 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 bcbslaplan.com/medicare. It does not cost you anything to work with an agent, and there is no obligation to buy.

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 www.bcbsla.com or talk to us on social media.

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