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About Leighton Eusebio

Leighton is the lead media and public relations strategist at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska.

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,

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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 |2022-03-04T09:19:46-06:00March 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 |2022-02-11T09:23:26-06:00February 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 |2022-01-21T09:14:06-06:00January 21st, 2022|Categories: Community Engagement, Topics|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska supports school districts across the state.

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska to offer $0 Cost Share for Insulin

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) members with diabetes who are covered under a fully insured employer group health plan will be able to obtain preferred insulin listed on the company's formulary list, at no cost to them starting Jan. 1, 2022. The financial burden of diabetes is substantial. According to the CDC,

By |2022-01-11T08:57:26-06:00January 11th, 2022|Categories: News Releases|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska to offer $0 Cost Share for Insulin

BCBSNE earns three PRSA Nebraska Paper Anvil Awards

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) was honored with three awards in December at the virtual 2021 Nebraska Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Paper Anvil Awards program. The Paper Anvil Awards are an annual contest that acknowledges companies for exemplary work in public relations and communication efforts. BCBSNE accepted the following awards:

By |2021-12-21T15:50:14-06:00December 22nd, 2021|Categories: Team Blue|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on BCBSNE earns three PRSA Nebraska Paper Anvil Awards

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska Total Care program saves $75 million and improves patient outcomes

Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) and Patient-Centered Medical Homes (PCMHs) partnering with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) in the company’s Total Care program drove improved patient health outcomes while lowering the cost of care during the 2020-2021 program year, achieving savings of approximately $75.5 million. Total Care value-based programs are intended to help

By |2021-12-10T15:47:48-06:00December 10th, 2021|Categories: Health and Wellness, News Releases, Topics|Comments Off on Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska Total Care program saves $75 million and improves patient outcomes

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska’s Medicare Advantage plans achieve 4- and 4.5 star ratings

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has awarded the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska Access PPO Medicare Advantage plan a 4-star rating and assigned the company’s Core HMO Medicare Advantage plan a 4.5-star rating for 2022. Medicare Star Ratings are issued by CMS annually and rate health plans on a scale

By |2021-11-18T16:27:42-06:00November 18th, 2021|Categories: News Releases, Topics|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska’s Medicare Advantage plans achieve 4- and 4.5 star ratings