About Louisiana Health Service and Indemnity Company
The Bayou State's largest health insurer, Louisiana Health Service and Indemnity, operates as Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana (BCBSLA), an independent licensee of the
In addition to medical coverage, BCBSLA sells group life and disability insurance through its Southern National Life Insurance Company subsidiary. The unit also offers voluntary dental and accidental death and dismemberment coverage.
iLinkBlue is the company's free online service portal for providers and securely connects more than 480 medical facilities and 12,300 medical professionals statewide with Blue Cross' subscriber and claims data. iLinkBlue is one of the provider tools offered to its network providers through Access Blue, BCBSLA's overall web-based service portal.
Based in the capital city of Baton Rouge, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana boasts eight district offices statewide.
In 2011 BCBSLA subsidiary
BCBSLA has also launched a fitness plan that crosses locations and chains, together with online and social media support and discounts on health and well-being products for its Louisiana members.
BCBSLA began as the Hospital Service Association in New Orleans in 1934; the Hospital Service Association of Baton Rouge started in 1939. The two organizations joined in 1975 and adopted the current name. The firm now operates eight district offices in Alexandria, Houma, Lafayette, Lake Charles, Monroe, New Orleans, and Shreveport.
5525 REITZ AVE
Baton Rouge, LA 70809-3802
Phone: 1 (225) 295-3307
Employer Type: Privately Owned
Vice President Legal Affairs: Robin Bueche
President and Chief Executive Officer Elect: Michael E Frank
Managing Director: Clayton W Herbert
Employees (This Location): 1,499
Employees (All Locations): 1,500