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Five mental health tips to cope with life during the pandemic

Throughout the pandemic, Best Care Employee Assistance Program (EAP) has seen nearly a 25% increase in the need for its mental health resources. Best Care EAP works with employers to provide a variety of services to their workers, such as counseling and wellness coaching. The organization’s increased requests for mental health services are largely due

By |2021-09-15T10:41:25-05:00September 16th, 2021|Categories: Health and Wellness, Topics|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Five mental health tips to cope with life during the pandemic

Special Investigations Unit saves approximately $2.5 million in 2020

Health care fraud, waste and abuse (FWA) is not a victimless crime; it affects individuals and businesses alike. The National Healthcare Anti-Fraud Association (NHCAA) estimates that 3-10% of the money spent on health care is lost to FWA, equating to an estimated $30-$140 billion in losses each year. How FWA occurs Health care FWA can

By |2021-09-09T10:25:01-05:00September 9th, 2021|Categories: Team Blue, Topics|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Special Investigations Unit saves approximately $2.5 million in 2020

Your Story: Keely’s diagnosis changed Cami’s world in an instant

2020 promised to be an exciting year for Cami Bergman, Seth Holcomb and their family: A new home in Arcadia, NE; a baby (Kyzer) on the way; and new schools for Keaton (14), Kira (11), Keely (3) and Cami herself, as a special education teacher in the neighboring town of Ansley.   Although the COVID-19 pandemic threw

By |2021-09-10T15:22:07-05:00September 2nd, 2021|Categories: Stories, Your Story|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Your Story: Keely’s diagnosis changed Cami’s world in an instant

Tuition reimbursement program allows employee to invest in personal and professional journey

What started as a degree path transcended into a newfound confidence for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) account specialist Abbie Liss and her career. Liss is a recipient of tuition reimbursement benefits offered by BCBSNE. The company partners with a variety of universities to provide eligible employees with opportunities for assistance in

By |2021-08-25T10:24:00-05:00August 30th, 2021|Categories: Community Engagement, Topics|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Tuition reimbursement program allows employee to invest in personal and professional journey

Wise & Well: Zach Heerten’s wellness evolution

Zach Heerten’s wellness journey began with a simple wellness challenge at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) in 2018 and has only blossomed from there. Hosted as part of  BCBSNE’s internal wellness program, the 10K-A-Day wellness challenge encouraged employees to hit 10,000 steps a day for six weeks. “Multiple members of my team

By |2021-08-23T10:29:58-05:00August 25th, 2021|Categories: Articles, Health and Wellness|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Wise & Well: Zach Heerten’s wellness evolution

BCBSNE’s 2021 interns celebrate a successful summer

This year, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) virtually welcomed 24 interns to eight departments, including: information services (IS), actuarial, human resources (HR), marketing, communications, analytics, claims and health network services. In addition to performing the roles and responsibilities in their given departments, interns were busy with a full schedule of activities designed

By |2021-08-25T15:14:32-05:00August 25th, 2021|Categories: Community Engagement, Topics|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on BCBSNE’s 2021 interns celebrate a successful summer

BCBSNE provides 390 Conestoga Elementary students with supplies for the new school year

Dust off your backpacks and bust out your lunch boxes; it’s back to school season for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) and its adopt-a-school partner, Conestoga Elementary. BCBSNE recently supplied 390 Conestoga Elementary students with notebooks, folders, pencils and more to prepare them for the school year during its annual school supply

By |2021-08-20T14:27:53-05:00August 20th, 2021|Categories: Community Engagement, Topics|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on BCBSNE provides 390 Conestoga Elementary students with supplies for the new school year

BCBSNE celebrates diversity and inclusion in the Omaha community

The past few months, several of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska’s (BCBSNE) employee resource groups (ERGs) had the opportunity to get out in the Omaha community. At BCBSNE, ERGs are the foundation of the company’s diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives. Each group creates an empowering and inclusive environment

By |2021-08-17T09:52:49-05:00August 17th, 2021|Categories: Community Engagement, Topics|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on BCBSNE celebrates diversity and inclusion in the Omaha community

Philanthropic journey and family inspire BCBSNE vice president to join nonprofit

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) is proud to sponsor Combined Health Agencies Drive (CHAD), a local organization that has been raising funds with and for Nebraska’s premier health charities, including Prosper Workforce Services, since 1972.  Twenty years ago, Barb True realized the responsibility that comes with having opportunities

By |2021-09-02T12:50:26-05:00August 13th, 2021|Categories: Community Engagement, Topics|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Philanthropic journey and family inspire BCBSNE vice president to join nonprofit

Add the COVID-19 and flu vaccines to your back-to-school list

With the new school year beginning and fall on the horizon, now is the perfect time to reach out to your health care provider about the COVID-19 and flu vaccines for you and your child. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) urges everyone ages 12 and up to receive the COVID-19 vaccine as

By |2021-08-05T14:50:49-05:00August 6th, 2021|Categories: Health and Wellness, Topics|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Add the COVID-19 and flu vaccines to your back-to-school list