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What you need to know about the Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment Period

If you have a Medicare Advantage (MA) plan and want to make a change, the MA Open Enrollment Period (OEP) provides you with a window of opportunity to do so. Here’s what you need to know: OEP: The basics MA OEP runs from Jan. 1 to March 31 each year and gives MA members a

By |2022-01-10T14:46:36-06:00January 13th, 2022|Categories: Insurance 101, Topics|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on What you need to know about the Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment Period

Blue Cross Blue Shield Association announces National Health Equity Strategy

Sets Goal to Reduce Racial Disparities in Maternal Health by 50% in Five Years On Tuesday, April 20, as part of its ongoing mission to improve the health of America, the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) announced its National Health Equity Strategy to confront the nation’s crisis in racial health disparities. This strategy intends

By |2021-04-22T15:32:13-05:00April 22nd, 2021|Categories: News Releases, Topics|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Blue Cross Blue Shield Association announces National Health Equity Strategy

Your Story: Climbing a fourteener in retirement

My wife and I began our retirement adventures in 2020. It was obviously an unusual year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We really focused on walking and hiking regardless of the temperature. During some time in Colorado, we started doing more aggressive mountain hikes leading ultimately to climbing our first fourteener! We climbed Mt.

By |2021-03-26T13:02:10-05:00March 18th, 2021|Categories: Stories, Your Story|Comments Off on Your Story: Climbing a fourteener in retirement

WellCare of Nebraska will rebrand as Healthy Blue in January, reflecting a new alliance with BCBSNE

OMAHA, Neb. (Oct. 5, 2020) – Community Care Health Plan of Nebraska, Inc. (dba WellCare of Nebraska), which is an Anthem Inc. company and leading managed care provider of health benefits for Nebraska’s Heritage Health Medicaid program, along with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE), the largest health insurer in Nebraska, have received

By |2020-10-13T11:15:56-05:00October 6th, 2020|Categories: News Releases, Team Blue, Topics|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on WellCare of Nebraska will rebrand as Healthy Blue in January, reflecting a new alliance with BCBSNE

A pledge to make meaningful change

Today, we, in collaboration with the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association issued the following statement: In recent weeks, we have seen, heard and felt the pain in our own companies and in our communities following the senseless killing of Mr. George Floyd—and too many black men and women before him. We are resolved to answer

By |2020-06-17T08:42:07-05:00June 17th, 2020|Categories: Team Blue, Topics|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on A pledge to make meaningful change

Blue Distinction Specialty Care connects patients to better outcomes

For a championship game, a job interview or a medical procedure, the outcome matters. Fans, applicants and patients hope for the best – but what if they could stack the odds in their favor? Blue Cross and Blue Shield helps members do just that through its Blue Distinction Specialty Care program. Blue Distinction is a

By |2020-03-12T16:48:20-05:00March 13th, 2020|Categories: Articles, Team Blue|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Blue Distinction Specialty Care connects patients to better outcomes

How Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska is responding to the COVID-19 pandemic — and what you need to know

UPDATED Aug. 31, 2022 Puede ver una traducción al español de este artículo en nuestra sala de prensa. At Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE), our top priorities are to ensure the health and safety of our customers and employees and provide quality service. We continue to follow the guidance of local and

By |2022-08-31T14:32:11-05:00March 10th, 2020|Categories: Health and Wellness, News Releases, Stories|Tags: , |Comments Off on How Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska is responding to the COVID-19 pandemic — and what you need to know

Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment Period: What you need to know

If you have a Medicare Advantage (MA) plan and want to make a change, the MA Open Enrollment Period (OEP) provides you with a window of opportunity to do so. Here’s what you need to know: OEP: The basics MA OEP runs from Jan. 1 to March 31 each year and gives MA members a

By |2020-02-19T16:38:35-06:00February 21st, 2020|Categories: Insurance 101, Topics|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment Period: What you need to know

Millennial health decline has long-term economic consequences

In the course of the last several years, millennials have shown that they are very different from previous generations in a number of ways. Defined as the generation born from 1981 to 1996, they are the largest, most educated, and most connected generation the world has ever seen. However, recent data also show the beginnings

By |2019-11-07T10:36:25-06:00November 6th, 2019|Categories: Team Blue, Topics|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Millennial health decline has long-term economic consequences