About Cassie Jahn

Cassie Jahn is a communications strategist at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska. She enjoys writing for a variety of platforms and helping to share the company's story.

Nebraska Health Care LEAD encourages health care professionals to be leaders in their industry

Traci Haglund, licensed nursing home administrator at Wakefield Health Care Center, is giving back to a program that helped her grow her own skills to support aging Nebraskans as a health care leader.  Haglund was a member of the Nebraska Health Care LEAD Class V. LEAD, which stands for lead, excel, advance and develop, equips

By |2024-01-30T10:17:38-06:00February 6th, 2024|Categories: Community Engagement, Topics|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Nebraska Health Care LEAD encourages health care professionals to be leaders in their industry

Celebrating our home of 85 years

For 85 years, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) has been proud to serve our members and communities across the state.   Here are just a few reasons we love calling Nebraska our home:    1. The people  Besides unique landscapes and weather to complement every season, the

By |2024-01-26T15:41:40-06:00January 26th, 2024|Categories: Team Blue, Topics|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Celebrating our home of 85 years

Celebrating 85 years of being there for Nebraskans

In 2024, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) celebrates 85 years of being a champion for the health and well-being of our members and the communities we serve. We’ve grown alongside Nebraska, adapting to changing needs to meet our members’ expectations.   From tracking and processing member claims in a handwritten book to

By |2024-01-22T09:01:22-06:00January 22nd, 2024|Categories: Team Blue, Topics|Tags: , |Comments Off on Celebrating 85 years of being there for Nebraskans

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska offers additional postpartum depression screening to support maternal health

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) recently added additional coverage for postpartum depression screenings to support maternal health.   The expansion impacts all commercial product lines of business and funding types and covers the full cost of the initial postpartum depression screening for up to one year following the birth or loss of

By |2024-01-09T13:54:33-06:00January 9th, 2024|Categories: News Releases, Topics|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska offers additional postpartum depression screening to support maternal health

Luke Grobeck fuels his career with the help of Ignite Nebraska

In his early 20s, Luke Grobeck had a background that made it hard to find a job.   “I couldn’t get through the hiring algorithms to get an interview and introduce myself,” Grobeck said.  He turned to e-commerce, found a niche and had some success selling retro video games on eBay, Etsy and Amazon. From there,

By |2023-12-19T15:17:44-06:00December 22nd, 2023|Categories: Community Engagement, Topics|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Luke Grobeck fuels his career with the help of Ignite Nebraska

Wise & Well: Elise McHatton’s passion for group exercise keeps her moving

Growing up, you were more likely to find Elise McHatton delivering speeches or engaging in spirited debates than putting on a sports uniform.   “Ironically, I wasn’t an athlete or into fitness in high school,” McHatton said. “My friends and I skated a little bit at our local ice rink in the winter, but that was

By |2023-12-19T15:10:02-06:00December 20th, 2023|Categories: Team Blue, Topics|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Wise & Well: Elise McHatton’s passion for group exercise keeps her moving

Nearly 600 people received their flu shot at one of BCBSNE’s free flu shot clinics

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

By |2023-11-17T14:23:37-06:00November 20th, 2023|Categories: Community Engagement, Topics|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Nearly 600 people received their flu shot at one of BCBSNE’s free flu shot clinics

BCBSNE’s Medicare Advantage PPO plans achieve 4-star ratings for 2024

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.

By |2023-11-08T09:01:27-06:00November 8th, 2023|Categories: News Releases, Topics|Tags: , , |Comments Off on BCBSNE’s Medicare Advantage PPO plans achieve 4-star ratings for 2024

BCBSNE welcomes 24 new board members across eight employee groups

This month, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) welcomed 21 returning and 24 new board members across eight employee groups, which all share a common goal: Creating a space where employees can make an impact in the office and the community.  The employee groups include six employee resource groups (ERG), the Diversity

By |2023-10-30T13:52:12-05:00October 30th, 2023|Categories: Team Blue, Topics|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on BCBSNE welcomes 24 new board members across eight employee groups

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska recognized as a 2023 Governor’s Wellness Award recipient

Governor Jim Pillen recently presented Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) with the 2023 Governor’s Wellness Award at the Harvester level.  Presented every three years, the award recognizes Nebraska businesses that prioritize employee health and well-being. BCBSNE has been honored with the award six times since 2008. According to the Nebraska Department of

By |2023-10-17T12:59:36-05:00October 17th, 2023|Categories: News Releases, Topics|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska recognized as a 2023 Governor’s Wellness Award recipient
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