Topic: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana | OGB State Employee Retiree Plan BCBSLA | Office of Group Benefits Login / Register Customer Service Phone Number Form

This company was founded in 1934 and they are the most tenured and the biggest name in health insurance in the state.  Their mission is to improve the lives of those who live in the state of Louisiana by providing health guidance and affordable access to quality care.  They offer affordable priced healthcare plans, a vast range of networks of doctors and more than forty high value wellness packages and programs. 

BlueCross and BlueShield of Louisiana also has insurance plans intended for group and individuals, life and disability insurance, as well as group voluntary products to more than 1.3 million folks.  There is a 1:4 chance that every Louisianan is a Blue Cross member. 

Blue Cross celebrated their 75th anniversary in 2009.  They organized a wellness program to assist employees in making healthier choices in their lives.  

IMPORTANT: Go directly to the site to confirm and acquire more information. 

A quick guide is given below so you can access the official OGB website online.

The OGB Plan Features:

  • a large network of doctors and hospitals
  • physician office visits
  • direct access to specialty care without a referral
  • member discounts and savings through Blue365
  • a comprehensive wellness and prevention program
  • online tools to help you get the most from your health plan
  • an ID card recognized around the world
  • local customer service

Requirements to have available to access the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana website online:

  • Stable internet access
  • Other personal details and information

Easy steps to follow to access the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana website online:

  1. Visit in your preferred search engine.
  2. Choose one of the of the following options available as you scroll down the page:
    1. To check out the available options, select the “Find a Plan” button.
    2. To “Find a Doctor or a Drug”, select the blue tab from the directory: Medical, Dental, Vision, Pharmacy, or Behavioral. Then continue to move forward with the prompts to find the right healthcare provider.
    3. To find out more about Blue, select the blue tab “About Blue”.
    4. To find out more about Conditions, Treatment, Drugs, Herbs, Supplements, Nutrition, Healthy Living, Health Centers, etc., select the “Wellness” tab to access the Health Library.
    5. To login to BCBSLA, select the “LogIn” tab in blue.
    6. To learn more, select the “Learn More” tab in blue.
    7. To Shop for Plans, select the green “Get a Quote” tab.

Easy steps to follow to access your Current OGB online account:

  1. Visit in your preferred search engine.
  2. Select the “Log In” option found in the upper right hand area.
  3. Provide your Username & Password.
  4. Select the “Log In” button.
  5. Manage your online account.

Easy steps to follow to access your Current OGB information:

  1. Visit in your preferred search engine.
  2. Select what “member type” you are such as:
    1. Pelican HSA 775 – 
      1. Active Employee
    2. Pelican HRA 1000 –
      1. Active Employee
      2. Medicare Retiree
      3. Non-Medicare Retiree
    3. Magnolia Local –
      1. Active Employee/Non-Medicare Retiree
      2. Medicare Retiree
      3. Medicare Retiree (prior to March 2015)
      4. Non-Medicare Retiree (prior to March 2015)
    4. Magnolia Local Plus with same options as above.
    5. Magnolia Open Access with same options as #3.

Easy steps to follow to access your Current OGB Forms:

  1. Visit in your preferred search engine.
  2. Scroll down to the bottom of the page to access the OGB Customer Forms.

To find a doctor or hospital in your Blue Cross network:

  1. Go to
  2. Select (Choose member type) and select the plan you are interested in from the drop down menu.
  3. Select “Find a Doctor and then Find a Doctor in This Network”. NOTE: To find a provider for Magnolia Local, select:
    1. Find a Community Blue Doctor: If you live in Ascension, East Baton Rouge, Livingston or West Baton Rouge parishes.
    2. Find a Blue Connect Doctor: If you live in Acadia, Bossier, Caddo, Evangeline, Iberia, Jefferson, Lafayette, Orleans, Plaquemines, St. Bernard, St. Charles, St. John the Baptist, St. Landry, St. Martin, St. Mary, St. Tammany or Vermilion parishes.