Blue Advantage from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana HMO is an HMO plan with a Medicare contract. Blue Advantage from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana is a PPO plan with a Medicare contract. Enrollment in either Blue Advantage plan depends on contract renewal. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana HMO offers Blue Advantage (HMO). Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana, incorporated as Louisiana Health Service & Indemnity Co., offers Blue Advantage (PPO). Both are independent licensees of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. All Blue Advantage plans include Part D drug coverage. Enrollment in a Blue Advantage plan may be limited to specific times of the year. To enroll in a Blue Advantage plan, you must have both Medicare Part A and B and reside in the plan service area.
You must continue to pay your Medicare Part B premium. This information is not a complete description of benefits. Call the plan for more information.*
Blue Advantage (HMO) members must use plan providers except in emergency situations. If a member obtains non-emergency care from an out-of-network provider without prior approval from Blue Advantage, neither Medicare nor Blue Advantage will be responsible for the costs.
Medicare evaluates plans based on a 5-star rating system. Star Ratings are calculated each year and may change from one year to the next.
*You may receive a messaging service on weekends from April 1 through September 30 and holidays. Please leave a message and your call will be returned the next business day. TTY users should call 711.