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About Morgan Young

Morgan Young is a direct to consumer marketing specialist at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska. In her role, she supports the company's senior market and lends her expertise in this area to the Newsroom Editorial team.

BCBSNE’s Medicare Advantage plans achieve 4-star ratings

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has awarded the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) Medicare Advantage Access PPO and Medicare Advantage Core HMO plans a 4-star rating for 2023. Medicare Star Ratings are issued by CMS annually and rate health plans on a scale of one to five stars, with

By |2022-10-28T09:53:19-05:00November 14th, 2022|Categories: News Releases, Topics|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on BCBSNE’s Medicare Advantage plans achieve 4-star ratings

What you need to know if you’re a caregiver to someone who’s Medicare eligible

There are nearly 44 million unpaid caregivers to loved ones in the United States, and 79% are taking care of a family member aged 50 or older, according to Family Caregiver Alliance.   If you are a caregiver to someone who is Medicare eligible, here’s a guide to assessing plan options and advocating on their behalf,

By |2022-09-26T14:13:43-05:00November 8th, 2022|Categories: Insurance 101, Topics|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on What you need to know if you’re a caregiver to someone who’s Medicare eligible

What you need to know about the Medicare Annual Enrollment Period

The Medicare Annual Enrollment Period is here. Now is the time for seniors to consider their health care needs and make decisions on their coverage. Read on to learn what to keep in mind and who can help with the decision-making process.  When is the Medicare Annual Enrollment Period?  The Annual Enrollment Period, also known

By |2022-09-26T14:01:51-05:00October 3rd, 2022|Categories: Insurance 101, Topics|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on What you need to know about the Medicare Annual Enrollment Period

What to expect at a Medicare seminar

If you’re close to retirement or already retired, you’ve probably received numerous invitations in the mail for events around town. Seminar? Open House? Consultation? The invitations are coming to you because it’s close to the Annual Enrollment Period (AEP) for Medicare Advantage and Prescription Drug Plans, which starts Oct. 15 and runs through Dec. 7. 

By |2022-09-26T13:49:42-05:00September 29th, 2022|Categories: Insurance 101, Topics|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on What to expect at a Medicare seminar

Medicare Advantage vs. Medicare Supplement – what’s the difference?

When it comes to choosing a health care plan, each person’s needs are unique. To better understand the different features of Medicare Advantage vs. Medicare Supplement, here is a short guide.  Medicare Advantage Medicare Part C, also called Medicare Advantage, is a health plan that provides your Part A (hospital insurance) and Part B (medical

By |2022-09-01T10:00:13-05:00September 6th, 2022|Categories: Insurance 101, Topics|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Medicare Advantage vs. Medicare Supplement – what’s the difference?

Seniors: How to stay active all summer long

Summertime means longer, warmer days and more ways to be physically active around and outside your home – from strolls around the neighborhood to long bike rides on one of the many paved trails in Omaha – there's no shortage of methods to move your body. The importance of exercise According to the National Institute

By |2022-06-21T14:18:04-05:00June 23rd, 2022|Categories: Health and Wellness|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Seniors: How to stay active all summer long

Retiring soon? Start here.

When you think about retiring, are your thoughts filled with plans for more time with grandchildren, travel and maybe an occasional afternoon nap? Changing your health insurance probably won’t cross your mind until the letters and emails start coming with all kinds of coverage options around your 64th birthday. Turning a certain age doesn’t mean

By |2022-05-13T13:52:02-05:00May 31st, 2022|Categories: Insurance 101, Topics|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Retiring soon? Start here.