In October, nearly 600 people received flu shots at 21 free community flu shot clinics hosted by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE). BCBSNE hosts the clinics annually as part of its mission to be a champion for the health and well-being of its members and the communities it serves. Community members
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) recently wrapped up its 2023 United Way of the Midlands (UWM) Campaign with 606 employees participating to raise $389,689. 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
The Medicare Annual Enrollment Period is here. Now is the time for seniors to consider their health care needs and make decisions on their coverage. Read on to learn what to keep in mind and who can help with the decision-making process. When is the Medicare Annual Enrollment Period? The Annual Enrollment Period, also known
Nicole and her husband, Gerard, own two small businesses in Kearney. Their family has always enjoyed great health. For years, they successfully used catastrophic Affordable Care Act (ACA) plans, which have low premiums and high deductibles, from various insurers for their family’s health coverage. But when she got a breast cancer diagnosis in October 2022,
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has awarded the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) Medicare Advantage Access PPO and Connect PPO plans 4-star ratings for 2024. The yearly ratings are issued by CMS and rate health plans on a scale from one to five stars, with five being the highest.
The Nebraska Lions Foundation (NLF) has begun its 2023-2024 school year screenings through its Mobile Screening Unit (MSU). These screenings are cosponsored by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE), Healthy Blue, Lions Clubs International Foundation and Nebraska Lions through the NLF and include vision and hearing assessments. Between July 1 and Sept. 30,