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BCBSNE employees compete in Blue Moves wellness challenge

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska’s (BCBSNE’s) latest internal wellness challenge, Blue Moves, used the power of teamwork and competition to motivate employees to stay active. Blue Moves was a wellness challenge hosted by BCBSNE as a part of its internal wellness program, Be Well at Blue. During the six-week challenge, employees formed teams

By |2021-05-20T16:15:12-05:00May 26th, 2021|Categories: Health and Wellness, Team Blue, Topics|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on BCBSNE employees compete in Blue Moves wellness challenge

COVID-19 update: More than 50% of Nebraskans 16 and older are fully vaccinated

BCBSNE’s chief medical officer stresses importance of continued vaccination Nebraska recently surpassed an important benchmark in the fight against COVID-19: More than 50% of the state’s population 16 and older is now fully vaccinated, according to the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) dashboard. An additional 8% of Nebraskans 16 and older are

By |2021-05-21T13:18:54-05:00May 24th, 2021|Categories: Health and Wellness, Topics|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on COVID-19 update: More than 50% of Nebraskans 16 and older are fully vaccinated

Virtual volunteer opportunities connect BCBSNE employees with community

During the month of April, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) supported communities and nonprofits on the frontlines of the pandemic through United Way of the Midlands’ (UWM) Day of Action. UWM, a nonprofit helping those most vulnerable work toward independence through programs fostering basic needs, education and financial stability, hosts Day of

By |2021-05-14T10:15:52-05:00May 19th, 2021|Categories: Community Engagement, Topics|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Virtual volunteer opportunities connect BCBSNE employees with community

National Walk at Lunch Day motivated Nebraskan to get up and get moving

More than 1,000 individuals and 146 companies and schools took the online NW@L pledge to participate, helping to raise $4,132 for Special Olympics Nebraska to support the nonprofit’s 19 year-round sports, free health screenings and school programs across the state. Participating in NW@L Day has been over a decade-long tradition for Blue Cross and Blue

By |2021-05-18T15:29:39-05:00May 18th, 2021|Categories: Articles, Community Engagement, Health and Wellness, Topics|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on National Walk at Lunch Day motivated Nebraskan to get up and get moving

BCBSNE earns 2021 Business Excellence Award

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) has earned a 2021 Business Excellence Award from the Greater Omaha Chamber. The Greater Omaha Chamber recognizes local organizations with these awards in four categories annually: Leadership, Innovation, Philanthropy and Sustained Excellence. BCBSNE received its award in the Leadership category, which honors organizations with a strong vision

By |2021-05-13T14:43:39-05:00May 12th, 2021|Categories: Team Blue, Topics|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on BCBSNE earns 2021 Business Excellence Award

Your Story: Dorothy has a new lease on life with access to care for her chronic illness

Dorothy has always been an athlete. Growing up in Omaha as one of 10 children, she worked hard to make her unique mark playing volleyball at Omaha North High School and went on to earn a full-ride scholarship to Grambling State University in Louisiana. As a collegiate athlete and three-year team captain, she learned much about resilience, human behavior and inclusion, both on and off the court.  “I wouldn’t be who I am today or where I

By |2021-05-10T08:43:35-05:00May 10th, 2021|Categories: Topics, Your Story|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Your Story: Dorothy has a new lease on life with access to care for her chronic illness

University of Nebraska at Omaha launches unique corporate partnership with BCBSNE

Employees at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) will have the opportunity to pursue a degree at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) without paying upfront tuition costs thanks to a new innovative corporate partnership. This partnership removes any barriers related to cost or affordability by enabling BCBSNE employees to take courses

By |2021-05-06T10:22:16-05:00May 6th, 2021|Categories: News Releases, Topics|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on University of Nebraska at Omaha launches unique corporate partnership with BCBSNE

Wise & Well: Ben Rose’s working wellness

During his time at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE), Ben Rose has learned how to take his wellness to a more comprehensive level. “Wellness, to me, is having the ability, energy and drive to be able to do the things in life that I want and need to do,” said Rose, director

By |2021-05-04T12:06:46-05:00May 4th, 2021|Categories: Health and Wellness, Team Blue, Topics|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Wise & Well: Ben Rose’s working wellness