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Your Medicare Options

It can be challenging to sort through many Medicare options. That’s why Ochsner wants to help you choose quality care with a plan that contracts with Ochsner. It’s a good idea to start considering Medicare plans early and compare benefits carefully.

Please visit these pages for additional information:

Medicare Advantage Plans     Selecting a Plan     Patient Educational Seminars

Ochsner accepts the following Medicare plans:

Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicare Advantage

Blue Advantage (HMO)

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana has been covering Louisiana families from birth through retirement for more than 80 years. Blue Advantage (HMO) is a Medicare Advantage plan from Blue Cross subsidiary HMO Louisiana, Inc.

Blue Advantage is available in Acadia, Ascension, Assumption, East Baton Rouge, East Feliciana, Evangeline, Iberia, Iberville, Jefferson, Lafayette, Lafourche, Livingston, Orleans, Plaquemines, Pointe Coupee, St. Bernard, St. Charles, St. Helena, St. James, St. John the Baptist, St. Landry, St. Martin, St. Mary, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa, Terrebonne, Vermilion, Washington, West Baton Rouge and West Feliciana parishes.

For more information, visit www.bcbsla.com/blueadvantage.

Or call 1-800-232-4967 (TTY 711), 7 days a week from 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Humana Medicare Advantage

1-877-868-0796 (TTY/TDD: 711) Seven days a week, from 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. CST

  • Humana Total Care Advantage (HMO)  
  • Humana Gold Plus (HMO)
  • Humana Choice Regional PPO
  • Humana Gold Plus Diabetes & Heart (HMO SNP)
  • Humana Gold Plus SNP DE (HMO SNP) Medicare & Medicaid

Humana Guidance Centers

We’re closing the gap between people and the care they need to live healthier, happier lives. Humana Guidance Centers are located throughout the U.S. and offer a wide range of services aimed at inspiring health in the communities we serve. Guidance Centers are open to everyone, at no cost. You don’t have to be a Humana member to participate in the many services we offer, including:

  • Fitness classes
  • Health and wellness seminars
  • Social activities
  • Customer support and information about Humana plans
  • Sales agents to navigate healthcare choices and purchase Humana plans

To find out more about what’s available at a location near you, click on the button below.

Peoples Health Medicare Advantage Plans

Peoples Health has been helping people with Medicare in Louisiana since 1994.  Founded by medical providers in the New Orleans area, the company and has grown to be the largest Louisiana-based Medicare Advantage organization in the state.  Peoples Health now serves over 60,000 members, has over 900 employees and offers Medicare Advantage plans throughout the state of Louisiana.  Each of those plans also includes Part D prescription drug coverage.

Although the company’s corporate headquarters are in Metairie, Peoples Health’s approach to healthcare may be most evident in its regional offices.  Every plan member has the support of a Medicare health team of clinical professionals including physicians, pharmacists, nurse practitioners, dietitians, social workers, plan navigators and others.  This team approach, based out of regional offices, allows Peoples Health to assist plan members face-to-face, and it allows for better coordination of their care.

For more information, please visit our website: www.peopleshealth.com.

Or call toll-free: 1-855-466-6284 (TTY: 711)
Seven days a week, from 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. CST; if you call on a weekend or holiday between February 15 and October 14, you may leave a message and your call will be returned within one business day.

Standard Medicare Supplement Plans

1-800-259-5301
(LA Department of Insurance – Press Option 2)

Original Medicare

1-800-633-4227
(LA Department of Insurance)