Ratings and Accreditations

Standard & Poor's National Rating Service

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana (BCBSLA) has 18 consecutive "A" ratings for our financial strength from noted national rating service Standard & Poor's.

A recent S&P report on Blue Cross states, "BCBSLA's competitive position is strong and … is built upon key strengths such as its large market share, high brand awareness, broad provider networks with good discounts, local market expertise and service, and competitive product offerings."

Standard & Poor's is the world's foremost provider of benchmarks for measuring corporate financial health.

URAC Accreditations

BCBSLA and our HMO Louisiana, Inc. subsidiary have a history of holding several accreditations from URAC, a Washington, D.C.-based healthcare accrediting organization well-known for establishing quality standards for the healthcare industry. Current accreditations are noted below:

 

Louisiana Health Service and Indemnity Company
d/b/a Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
Health Plan Accreditation Program V. 7.2
Inclusive of PPO Plans, including FEP
Excludes Self-Funded Plans
(Office of Group Benefits and East Baton Rouge City Parish Group)

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
(HMO, Louisiana)
Health Plan Accreditation Program V 7.2
Inclusive of HMO/HMO POS Plans
Excludes Self-Funded Plans
(Office of Group Benefits and East Baton Rouge City Parish Group)

Louisiana Health Service and Indemnity Company
d/b/a Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
Health Plan with Health Insurance Marketplace *HIM) Accreditation Program V 7.2

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana (HMO, Louisiana)
Health Plan with Health Insurance Marketplace (HIM)
Accreditation Program V 7.2