Michael Bertaut, Blue Cross & Blue Shield (2018)
The Press Club
Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana
Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority
Date Issued: 2018-05-21
Subjects: HEALTH INSURANCE | BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB | Bertaut, Michael R. | Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana | Health Care | United States. Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
- Bertaut, Michael Speaker
A speech by Michael Bertaut before the Baton Rouge Press Club on May 21, 2018. Bertaut is a health care economist with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana. He discusses: the high cost of health care; Louisiana’s high rates of tobacco use, diabetes, obesity, and kidney disease; the private individual health insurance market; and the impact of the Affordable Care Act (also known as Obamacare) on the health insurance market. He also answers questions from the audience.