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Blue Cross awarded state benefits contract for retirees

2 years 1 week 1 day ago Wednesday, October 17 2018 Oct 17, 2018 October 17, 2018 9:00 AM October 17, 2018 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana was recently awarded a contract from Louisiana's Office of Group Benefits.

“We value our ongoing relationship with Louisiana’s Office of Group Benefits,” said Sheldon Faulk, SVP, COO Government Business at Blue Cross. “We’re proud of the fact that we’re Louisiana-based just like OGB and their members. We’re looking forward to this expanding relationship, and we’re ready to support the OGB retirees with their healthcare needs.”

Officials say the Blue Cross subsidiary will offer its statewide Medicare Advantage product, Blue Advantage, to the retirees insured by the state for 2019. Blue Advantage covers hospital, medical, and prescription drug costs, according to a release. The plan will also offer benefits like dental, hearing, vision, and no-cost fitness memberships.

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