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Spring cleaning as self-care

Spring has sprung, which means longer, warmer days, more outdoor activities, and spring cleaning! Most people think of spring cleaning as a time to go through their closets, get rid of clutter and scrub the entire house from top to bottom – but did you know that the benefits of spring cleaning go beyond having

By |2023-03-30T11:02:59-05:00April 5th, 2022|Categories: Team Blue, Topics|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Spring cleaning as self-care

BCBSNE appoints Dr. Josette Gordon-Simet as chief medical officer

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) has named Dr. Josette Gordon-Simet as the company’s chief medical officer (CMO) effective April 1. As CMO, Dr. Gordon-Simet leads BCBSNE’s clinical initiatives, including strategic oversight of the company’s medical policies and medical review processes, as well as population health management and equity strategies. Dr. Gordon-Simet earned

By |2023-03-30T11:03:41-05:00April 4th, 2022|Categories: Team Blue, Topics|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on BCBSNE appoints Dr. Josette Gordon-Simet as chief medical officer

BCBSNE shines a light on Women’s History Month

Pictured from left to right: Derong Duckett, Dawna Hall and Angel Pacana In recognition of Women’s History Month, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) recognized three outstanding women in leadership throughout March. We asked each leader to share a bit about their career journeys, how they overcome challenges and what they

By |2023-03-30T11:05:15-05:00March 31st, 2022|Categories: Team Blue, Topics|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on BCBSNE shines a light on Women’s History Month

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska holds Annual Meeting of Members

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) held its annual meeting of members on Monday, March 28. During the meeting, five board members were re-elected for three-year terms: Leslie Andersen, BCBSNE board vice chair and president and chief executive officer, i3 Bank Anthony Goins, director, Nebraska Department of Economic Development John Mitchell II, Midwest

By |2023-03-30T11:05:56-05:00March 31st, 2022|Categories: Articles, News Releases, Topics|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska holds Annual Meeting of Members

Colorectal cancer screenings save lives

The power of prevention March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) encourages all members to understand their personal risk factors and when they should be tested for colorectal cancer. According to the Great Plains Colon Cancer Task Force (GPCCTF), in 2021, Nebraska ranked 29th in the

Five tips to help your body adjust to daylight saving time

Everyone loves an extra hour of sunlight but moving the clock forward one hour doesn’t just affect your schedule — it can throw off your body’s internal clock. According to an American Academy of Sleep Medicine health advisory, the change to daylight saving time can have a negative impact on sleep duration and sleep quality,

By |2023-03-30T11:07:17-05:00March 4th, 2022|Categories: Health and Wellness, Topics|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Five tips to help your body adjust to daylight saving time

BCBSNE offers a suite of care management options for diabetic members

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) is proud to offer members several proven solutions to manage, and in some cases, reverse diabetes. Although it is an often-invisible disease, diabetes affects more than 122 million Americans, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). It is also the seventh leading cause of

By |2023-03-30T11:08:02-05:00March 2nd, 2022|Categories: Health and Wellness, Topics|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on BCBSNE offers a suite of care management options for diabetic members

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska supports CHAD through Health of Nebraska Sponsorship

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) has awarded the Combined Health Agencies Drive (CHAD) and its statewide umbrella of 23 health care agencies the company’s Health of Nebraska Sponsorship, which is dedicated to supporting programs and services for Nebraskans affected by a medical diagnosis. For more than 80 years, BCBSNE has offered security

By |2023-03-30T11:08:43-05:00February 10th, 2022|Categories: Community Engagement, News Releases, Topics|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska supports CHAD through Health of Nebraska Sponsorship

Career fair season is right around the corner

Each year, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) seeks top talent on college campuses across the state. This spring, the BCBSNE recruitment team will attend three career fairs in Nebraska to meet future members of Team Blue. Interested students are invited to stop by BCBSNE's table to talk with recruiters and learn more

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska supports school districts across the state.

Throughout 2021, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) continued its longstanding tradition of supporting Nebraska educators through several philanthropic efforts, including: Adopt-a-school During the summer, BCBSNE employees purchased school supplies for the company’s adopt-a-school partner, Conestoga Elementary School. BCBSNE was able to supply 390 students with notebooks, folders, pencils and more to prepare

By |2023-03-30T11:10:13-05:00January 21st, 2022|Categories: Community Engagement, Topics|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska supports school districts across the state.