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Blue Cross case manager gives patient an unexpected dose of courage

Courage was what Shelley needed. The Plainview, Nebraska, woman was anxious and depressed. She had to find a new doctor to repair a knee replacement and she’d just lost her job. “It’s really hard to find a new doctor to make those kinds of repairs on your own,” Shelley said. Courage came in the form

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3 ways consumers are driving change in health care – and how you can do the same

Twenty years ago when you set off on a summer road trip, you likely used a well-worn AAA travel book to guide your hotel selection. No reviews – just approximate cost and a few words describing amenities. Today, you wouldn’t think twice about checking multiple websites to compare prices, search for specific amenities and read

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UNL mental health treatment via telehealth receiving Fearless Grant Wednesday

A team of University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) mental health and engineering scholars will receive a $22,000 Fearless Grant from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) Wednesday, May 9, at 1 p.m., UNL East Campus Home Economics Building, Room 121, 1650 North 35th Street, Lincoln, NE. “We are proud to support this statewide scaling

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Hastings YMCA awarded Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska Grant

The Hastings Family YMCA recently received a $5,000 grant from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) in support of the YMCA’s evidenced based blood pressure monitoring program. “We want to thank BCBSNE for this grant which will help our community learn more about high blood pressure,” said Erika Knott, wellness director, Hastings Family

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