After wellness took a backseat for Steve Konnath, he found himself starting a new wellness journey with his wife Jane after her breast cancer diagnosis in 2012. “The type of cancer that she had was called HER2 Positive, and it's one that is fairly aggressive and it's hormone driven,” says Konnath, Blue Cross and Blue
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) has been awarded the Human Resources Association of the Midlands (HRAM) Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, Advocacy, Leadership (IDEAL) Award. The award, given since 2019 by the HRAM Diversity and Inclusion Committee, recognizes companies in Omaha for their diversity and inclusion initiatives, implementation, research and successes at various levels.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has awarded the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) Medicare Advantage Access PPO and Medicare Advantage Core HMO plans a 4-star rating for 2023. Medicare Star Ratings are issued by CMS annually and rate health plans on a scale of one to five stars, with
Angel Guardians Inc. (AGI), a nonprofit organization in Omaha, received a new set of wheels to help carry out its mission through a donation from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE). AGI is dedicated to improving the lives of individuals with different intellectual abilities. The nonprofit specializes in helping people with independent living,
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) surpassed its annual United Way of the Midlands (UWM) fundraising campaign goal of $350,000 by raising $382,002. 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
There are nearly 44 million unpaid caregivers to loved ones in the United States, and 79% are taking care of a family member aged 50 or older, according to Family Caregiver Alliance. If you are a caregiver to someone who is Medicare eligible, here’s a guide to assessing plan options and advocating on their behalf,
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) and YMCAs across the state helped Nebraskans fight the flu this season by hosting 20 free flu shot clinics throughout October. “Flu shots are just as crucial this year as every other year,” said Dr. Josette Gordon-Simet, chief medical officer at BCBSNE. “We are so glad we