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Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska appoints board members

Five members have been appointed to the board of directors at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE). Each will serve a three-year term. Anthony Goins, former chief operating officer and executive vice president of World’s Foremost Bank’s Cabela’s Club Visa and vice president of Cabela’s Retail Corporation, joined the board. Goins has extensive

By |2019-03-28T16:02:43-05:00March 29th, 2019|Categories: News Releases, Topics|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska appoints board members

ADHD diagnosis up in Nebraska as awareness grows

According to findings from a new Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association Health of America report, ADHD (attention deficit hyperactive disorder) diagnoses grew 39 percent between 2010 to 2017 among Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) members’ children. In Omaha, the percentage of increase was 37 percent. “There has been a slight uptick

By |2019-03-28T08:32:48-05:00March 28th, 2019|Categories: Our Take, Stories|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on ADHD diagnosis up in Nebraska as awareness grows

Young professionals connect at annual summit

Young professionals at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) recently came together for networking and professional development opportunities during the company’s second annual YP Summit. The event, held at Blue Cross Centre, featured key note speaker Jaymes Sime, executive director of MICAH House, as well as speakers from inside the company, including BCBSNE

By |2019-03-25T10:52:51-05:00March 26th, 2019|Categories: Our Take, Topics|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Young professionals connect at annual summit

Big Brother forms long-lasting relationship with mentee, organization

Growing up, Ben Ries’ parents shared the importance of giving back to the community. Ries continues to live his family’s values through Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Midlands. Ries, a current board member at Big Brothers Big Sisters, started volunteering through the program in 2010 after completing his graduate degree. “I just realized that

By |2019-03-25T09:00:51-05:00March 25th, 2019|Categories: Articles, Community Engagement|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Big Brother forms long-lasting relationship with mentee, organization

Employee follows passion through tuition reimbursement program

Mallory Speck knows the power a degree has when pursuing her passions. A Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) employee for the past decade, Speck has taken on roles in business areas ranging from customer service to sales and account management, all of which have enabled her to build relationships within the company.

By |2019-03-13T11:30:34-05:00March 20th, 2019|Categories: Our Take, Topics|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Employee follows passion through tuition reimbursement program

Update for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska members affected by flooding or severe winter weather

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska members who are affected by the recent flooding or severe winter weather may fill their covered prescriptions early, if necessary, at any in-network pharmacy. To locate an in-network pharmacy, members should call the Member Services number on the back of their member ID card. If the card is

By |2019-03-26T16:26:29-05:00March 18th, 2019|Categories: Health and Wellness|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Update for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska members affected by flooding or severe winter weather

Hey, boomers, how are you feeling about your financial well-being?

You may be in good physical health. But how’s your financial wellness? It's an increasingly important answer to know for baby boomers rocketing toward retirement (almost 10,000 hit age 65 every day). While many have planned and saved and are eager for their next chapters, others are headed for serious financial anxiety. As a group,

By |2019-03-18T08:46:24-05:00March 18th, 2019|Categories: Our Take, Stories|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Hey, boomers, how are you feeling about your financial well-being?

Shaking It up for Students provides networking opportunities

Networking is everything when it comes to starting a career. At Shaking It up for Students, Nebraska business leaders recently came together to build connections with local college students. The event, hosted by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE), was sponsored by College Possible, a nonprofit organization dedicated to making college admission and

By |2019-03-13T11:06:13-05:00March 13th, 2019|Categories: Community Engagement, Topics|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Shaking It up for Students provides networking opportunities

A nurse by your side every day

What if you had a nurse by your side to help you every day? Someone you could text for advice and guidance whenever you needed help with a health issue? There’s an app for that. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) members have access to a nurse via an app to help them

By |2019-03-08T10:59:38-05:00March 8th, 2019|Categories: Our Take, Topics|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on A nurse by your side every day

Project Houseworks lends a helping hand to local seniors

From Christmas in April Omaha to Project Houseworks, the nonprofit organization dedicated to keeping local seniors in their homes has undergone several name changes through the years but never wavered from its mission. Project Houseworks began in 1996 under the name Christmas in April Omaha. At its start, community members came together one day out

By |2019-03-06T10:56:57-05:00March 7th, 2019|Categories: Community Engagement, Topics|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Project Houseworks lends a helping hand to local seniors