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Wise & Well: Ashlie Peters lives a healthy lifestyle for her daughters

After becoming a new mom this summer, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) Major Accounts Executive Ashlie Peters looked at her health in a completely different light. “Health has always been important to me, but more so now as a new mom,” says Peters. “I’ve always enjoyed exercise,” says Peters. “It’s my zen,

By |2021-12-23T12:02:01-06:00December 28th, 2021|Categories: Health and Wellness, Topics|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Wise & Well: Ashlie Peters lives a healthy lifestyle for her daughters

BCBSNE earns three PRSA Nebraska Paper Anvil Awards

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) was honored with three awards in December at the virtual 2021 Nebraska Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Paper Anvil Awards program. The Paper Anvil Awards are an annual contest that acknowledges companies for exemplary work in public relations and communication efforts. BCBSNE accepted the following awards:

By |2021-12-21T15:50:14-06:00December 22nd, 2021|Categories: Team Blue|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on BCBSNE earns three PRSA Nebraska Paper Anvil Awards

Year in review: A recap of 2021 told through 12 BCBSNE articles

As 2021 draws to a close, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) reflects on the community events, partnerships and data trends that defined the last 12 months. Here are a few of the company’s top stories from the past year: January BCBSNE and YMCA motivate Nebraskans

By |2021-12-21T14:17:20-06:00December 21st, 2021|Categories: Team Blue, Topics|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Year in review: A recap of 2021 told through 12 BCBSNE articles

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska Total Care program saves $75 million and improves patient outcomes

Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) and Patient-Centered Medical Homes (PCMHs) partnering with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) in the company’s Total Care program drove improved patient health outcomes while lowering the cost of care during the 2020-2021 program year, achieving savings of approximately $75.5 million. Total Care value-based programs are intended to help

By |2021-12-10T15:47:48-06:00December 10th, 2021|Categories: Health and Wellness, News Releases, Topics|Comments Off on Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska Total Care program saves $75 million and improves patient outcomes

Five ways to have yourself a healthy little holiday

The hustle and bustle of the holidays can make taking care of yourself trickier than perfecting a gingerbread house. However, it’s important to prioritize healthy habits, so you can experience all the joyous events of the season. Follow these five tips from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska’s wellness team to prioritize your well-being.

By |2021-12-08T11:35:12-06:00December 9th, 2021|Categories: Health and Wellness, Topics|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Five ways to have yourself a healthy little holiday

Wise & Well: Jean Wurtz’s healthy lifestyle is a positive cycle

Growing up, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) Executive Assistant Jean Wurtz and her family belonged to the local YMCA. She spent a lot of her childhood there—from softball to swimming, being active has always been a part of Wurtz’s life. “Any kind of fitness or physical activity is a stress reliever,” said

By |2021-12-02T14:59:06-06:00November 30th, 2021|Categories: Community Engagement, Topics|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Wise & Well: Jean Wurtz’s healthy lifestyle is a positive cycle

LifeBridge Nebraska supports physicians state-wide

Physicians spend their days taking care of patients, but who helps take care of them? In 2020, the Nebraska Medical Foundation (NMF) in partnership with the Nebraska Medical Association (NMA) launched a new state-wide wellness program to do just that. The NMA is an advocacy group that includes 3,000 physicians from across Nebraska. By partnering

By |2021-11-17T13:30:24-06:00November 22nd, 2021|Categories: Community Engagement, Topics|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on LifeBridge Nebraska supports physicians state-wide

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska’s Medicare Advantage plans achieve 4- and 4.5 star ratings

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has awarded the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska Access PPO Medicare Advantage plan a 4-star rating and assigned the company’s Core HMO Medicare Advantage plan a 4.5-star rating for 2022. Medicare Star Ratings are issued by CMS annually and rate health plans on a scale

By |2021-11-18T16:27:42-06:00November 18th, 2021|Categories: News Releases, Topics|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska’s Medicare Advantage plans achieve 4- and 4.5 star ratings

Thank you for letting us be part of your story

In the spirit of the holidays, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) thanks its members and community for letting the company be part of their health journeys. “On behalf of everyone on Team Blue, I’d like to express our heartfelt gratitude for the opportunity to be part of our members’ lives – ‘on

By |2021-11-17T16:08:37-06:00November 18th, 2021|Categories: Topics, Your Story|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Thank you for letting us be part of your story

BCBSNE raises over $373,000 for United Way of the Midlands

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) exceeded its annual United Way of the Midlands (UWM) fundraising campaign goal of $350,000 by raising $373,357. UWM is a local charitable organization dedicated to helping the most vulnerable work toward independence through programs fostering basic needs, education and financial stability. For over 30 years, BCBSNE’s annual

By |2021-11-15T09:53:31-06:00November 15th, 2021|Categories: Team Blue, Topics|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on BCBSNE raises over $373,000 for United Way of the Midlands