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ER vs DR

No doubt emergency rooms serve a vital purpose. But they should be reserved for emergencies only. Too often ER doctors see conditions that can wait for care at a walk-in clinic or doctor’s office. Knowing when and when not to go to the ER can save everyone money and result in better care. Talk to

By |2017-09-13T13:29:16+00:00April 25th, 2017|Categories: Insurance 101|Comments Off on ER vs DR

5 ways to improve health

There’s all kinds of information available these days that outline why living a healthy lifestyle is important. Research shows eating right, exercising, avoiding bad habits like smoking and too much alcohol may lead to longer life. Unfortunately we have a long way to go to turn around present lifestyles. A study by JAMA Internal Medicine

By |2017-09-13T13:29:36+00:00April 18th, 2017|Categories: Health and Wellness|Comments Off on 5 ways to improve health

How your premium dollar is spent

Our members often ask us what happens to health insurance premiums they pay. Here’s a quick explanation. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska charges premiums in exchange for providing our members with health insurance coverage. Health care costs are the primary driver of health insurance premiums. Premiums are intended to cover the full costs

By |2017-09-13T13:29:46+00:00April 11th, 2017|Categories: Insurance 101|Comments Off on How your premium dollar is spent