In 2021, Jesse Hays, an Army reservist, was a few months into basic officer training in Virginia when he received the news he’d been waiting for back home. His full-time position in the Information Services (IS) department at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) was approved. “It was something that I wanted for
Mental health and physical health are often thought of as separate components of a person’s overall well-being. However, the two go hand-in-hand – impacting one another and influencing their health journey. In fact, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, mental illnesses, such as depression, can increase an individual’s risk for physical health
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) recently released statistics providing insight on the company’s workforce. Key data, collected in January of 2022, include the generational split of employees, the number of women and people of color within the company and the percentage of employees who believe the organization values diversity. Meet Team Blue
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) encourages the community to take steps to stop the spread of COVID-19 as cases remain high across much of the state. The majority of Nebraska’s 93 counties are currently experiencing high rates of transmission, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) website.
Did you know that February is American Heart Month? In honor of the occasion, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska invites you to check out the five tips below to keep your heart healthy. 1. Get your blood pumping Physical activity is essential for heart health. Yet, only one in five adults gets the
As 2021 draws to a close, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) reflects on the community events, partnerships and data trends that defined the last 12 months. Here are a few of the company’s top stories from the past year: January BCBSNE and YMCA motivate Nebraskans
The hustle and bustle of the holidays can make taking care of yourself trickier than perfecting a gingerbread house. However, it’s important to prioritize healthy habits, so you can experience all the joyous events of the season. Follow these five tips from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska’s wellness team to prioritize your well-being.
Physicians spend their days taking care of patients, but who helps take care of them? In 2020, the Nebraska Medical Foundation (NMF) in partnership with the Nebraska Medical Association (NMA) launched a new state-wide wellness program to do just that. The NMA is an advocacy group that includes 3,000 physicians from across Nebraska. By partnering
In the spirit of the holidays, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) thanks its members and community for letting the company be part of their health journeys. “On behalf of everyone on Team Blue, I’d like to express our heartfelt gratitude for the opportunity to be part of our members’ lives – ‘on
The crunch of a gravel road and rolling fields spotted with cattle and crops lead visitors to Geri and Bob’s home, nestled between Crete and Pleasant Dale, Nebraska. Here, they built their life together on farmland owned by their family for more than 100 years. Geri and Bob have added their own special touches