Enrollment Now Open for HMO Louisiana’s Medicare Advantage Plan

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen

BATON ROUGE – Medicare beneficiaries in 14 parishes across Louisiana can now sign up for Blue Advantage (HMO), a new Medicare Advantage product from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana subsidiary HMO Louisiana, Inc.

Enrollment applications will be accepted through Dec. 7, 2015. Coverage becomes effective Jan. 1, 2016.

Blue Advantage is available in Ascension, East Baton Rouge, Jefferson, Lafayette, Livingston, Orleans, St. Charles, St. Helena, St. James, St. John the Baptist, St. Landry, St. Tammany, Washington and West Baton Rouge parishes.

For more information about Blue Advantage, visit or call (800) 540-7191, TTY 711, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., 7 days a week.

Founded in New Orleans in 1934,Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana is a private, fully taxed mutual company, owned by policyholders—not shareholders. It is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association and is governed by a Louisiana Board of Directors.

The company and its subsidiaries provide group and individual health insurance plans, life and disability insurance, group voluntary products and administrative services to Louisiana residents. With headquarters in Baton Rouge and eight district offices around the state, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana is committed to improving the health and lives of all Louisianians.