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Celebrating Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska’s 85th anniversary

A message from Jeff Russell, president and CEO For Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE), the start of 2024 provides a special opportunity for reflection and gratitude. This year, BCBSNE celebrates our 85th anniversary. As we celebrate this milestone, we’re taking this time to thank our members, the hospitals, doctors and other health

By |2024-01-30T11:55:17-06:00January 30th, 2024|Categories: Stories, Team Blue|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Celebrating Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska’s 85th anniversary

Gov. Ricketts highlights success of workforce development programs

This press release was written and first published by the Office of Gov. Pete Ricketts.  Pictured from left to right: Joni Wheeler, Laura Croswell, Dr. Mary Hawkins, Gov. Pete Ricketts, Tony Goins, John Albin and Dannette Smith. Today, Gov. Pete Ricketts held a press conference highlighting two workforce training models designed to bring

By |2022-12-20T11:40:37-06:00December 19th, 2022|Categories: News Releases, Topics|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Gov. Ricketts highlights success of workforce development programs

The power of care at your fingertips

Jillian Ridpath, BCBSNE nurse health coach For as long as she can remember, Jillian Ridpath had a passion for helping others. Her caring nature and ability to connect with people led her to find her true calling as a nurse. As a nurse health coach at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska

By |2023-03-30T10:57:03-05:00June 6th, 2022|Categories: Health and Wellness, Topics|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on The power of care at your fingertips

The recommended age to start colorectal cancer screenings is now 45

Turning 45? It’s time to get your colorectal cancer screening, according to an updated recommendation from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (The Task Force). The Task Force, which consists of a volunteer panel of national experts in disease prevention and evidence-based medicine, recently adjusted its colon cancer screening recommendation to begin testing at age

By |2023-03-30T10:57:57-05:00May 23rd, 2022|Categories: Health and Wellness, Topics|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on The recommended age to start colorectal cancer screenings is now 45

BCBSNE expands home delivery prescription options with Amazon Pharmacy

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) members can have their long-term medications fulfilled and delivered by Amazon Pharmacy as one of their medication delivery options, as of Jan. 1, 2022. Members can order and manage their prescriptions through the easy-to-use Amazon Pharmacy shopping experience, enhanced with real-time pricing that shows both the available

By |2023-03-30T10:58:50-05:00May 16th, 2022|Categories: Insurance 101, Topics|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on BCBSNE expands home delivery prescription options with Amazon Pharmacy

Simple steps for managing your medications

More than half of the U.S. population takes at least one type of medication a day. However, according to the National Library of Medicine, nearly half of the people who live with a chronic disease or condition don’t take their medications as prescribed. It can be difficult to keep track of what you need to

National Walk at Lunch Day motivated Nebraskans to move

On April 27, Nebraskans across the state took 30 minutes out of their day to focus on their well-being by participating in National Walk at Lunch (NW@L) Day. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) and YMCAs across the state host this annual event. For 2022, nearly 3,000 Nebraskans and 153 businesses and schools

BCBSNE offers flexible work options for employees

The pandemic has changed the way millions of people in the United States do their jobs, and after two years of mostly, or entirely remote work, employees and employers alike are re-evaluating how and where work gets done. When the pandemic began, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) transitioned its workforce from its

By |2023-03-30T11:00:54-05:00April 22nd, 2022|Categories: Team Blue, Topics|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on BCBSNE offers flexible work options for employees

BCBSNE receives LifeBridge recognition award

Dr. Josette Gordon-Simet (left) pictured accepting LifeBridge recognition award from Lindsey Hanlon (right) Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) has been recognized by LifeBridge Nebraska for its continued support of the LifeBridge Nebraska Physicians Wellness program. The award is given to health care partners in the state who have demonstrated a

National Walk at Lunch Day promotes taking steps toward a healthier life

Turn a working lunch into a walking lunch on Wednesday, April 27 during National Walk at Lunch (NW@L) Day. NW@L Day is an annual event hosted by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) and YMCAs across the state encouraging Nebraskans to take a few minutes out of their day, put on their sneakers

By |2023-03-30T11:02:22-05:00April 13th, 2022|Categories: Health and Wellness, Team Blue, Topics|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on National Walk at Lunch Day promotes taking steps toward a healthier life