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Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska to offer a new individual plan on the ACA Marketplace for 2023, increasing coverage choices across the state

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) will introduce a new individual health care plan called Nebraska HeartlandBlue on the government’s ACA Marketplace for 2023, providing Nebraskans and their families not covered under an employer’s health plan with more choices in coverage. “We exist to serve the people of Nebraska, to provide them with

By |2022-08-01T15:42:39-05:00July 27th, 2022|Categories: News Releases|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska to offer a new individual plan on the ACA Marketplace for 2023, increasing coverage choices across the state

Traveling this summer? Here are some tips to stay cyber secure

Tom Kocanda is a security and compliance education consultant at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE). In his role, he helps employees learn how to stay safe online.  Along with the warmer weather comes school break and, of course, the much-anticipated summer getaway. Whether you are taking a road trip somewhere nearby or

By |2022-07-12T10:53:40-05:00July 25th, 2022|Categories: Team Blue, Topics|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Traveling this summer? Here are some tips to stay cyber secure

Four tips for summertime safety

As you gear up to enjoy the hotter temperatures, you may begin to spend more time outdoors. While summer is a time to relax, don’t forget to stick to the basics of summer safety. Here are four tips to keep having summer fun. Stay hydrated As the weather heats up, so do you. To regulate

By |2022-07-20T15:41:38-05:00July 19th, 2022|Categories: Articles, Health and Wellness|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Four tips for summertime safety

Intern finds growth at BCBSNE through Avenue Scholars program

When Savannah Dubord first got her Avenue Scholars letter in the mail, she did not know that it would lead to an internship at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE). The Avenue Scholars Program assists students starting their junior year of high school in developing professional skills that eventually help them find stable,

By |2022-07-14T08:41:39-05:00July 14th, 2022|Categories: Articles, Team Blue|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Intern finds growth at BCBSNE through Avenue Scholars program

Patient-provider communication: The key to improved health literacy

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), almost nine out of 10 people struggle to comprehend health information when their health care provider or others use unfamiliar or complex terms. Proper patient-provider communication creates a strong base for developing long-term, trusting relationships that improve personal health literacy – the ability of the

By |2022-07-11T12:55:00-05:00July 11th, 2022|Categories: Articles, Health and Wellness, Topics|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Patient-provider communication: The key to improved health literacy

BCBSNE urges you to receive the COVID-19 booster shot

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) strongly encourages members to receive their COVID-19 booster shot. COVID-19 vaccines authorized by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are a safe and effective way to reduce your risk of severe illness related to COVID-19. Do not receive any vaccination that has not been approved by

By |2022-07-06T14:16:06-05:00July 8th, 2022|Categories: Articles, Health and Wellness, Topics|Tags: , , |Comments Off on BCBSNE urges you to receive the COVID-19 booster shot

BCBSNE employees get active in the community

In the month of June, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) had the opportunity to work with the community through multiple active events. Here is what BCBSNE engaged in during the month: Bike with Mike BCBSNE kicked off the month as a silver sponsor of the Bike with Mike event on Saturday, June

By |2022-07-08T11:54:28-05:00July 7th, 2022|Categories: Articles, Community Engagement|Tags: , , |Comments Off on BCBSNE employees get active in the community