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BCBSNE donates $20,000 to Open Door Mission

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) recently donated $20,000 to the Open Door Mission. The donation will support the nonprofit in providing shelter and care for men, women and children experiencing homelessness during the COVID-19 pandemic, said Candace Gregory, Open Door Mission president and CEO. “The well-being of our entire community is our

By |2020-04-07T14:51:15-05:00April 8th, 2020|Categories: News Releases, Topics|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on BCBSNE donates $20,000 to Open Door Mission

BCBSNE expands telehealth benefit in response to coronavirus pandemic

Here’s the dilemma: you’re pretty sure you have an ear infection. You’re experiencing pain and nausea – but you’re concerned about going to the doctor’s office. You take social distancing seriously and don’t want to expose yourself to others who are sick, possibly with COVID-19. Enter an at-home alternative: the anytime convenience of telehealth. What

By |2020-04-06T11:12:58-05:00April 7th, 2020|Categories: Insurance 101, Topics|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on BCBSNE expands telehealth benefit in response to coronavirus pandemic

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska waives member cost-sharing for COVID-19 treatment

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) is waiving member cost-sharing for in-network treatment of COVID-19 from March 1, 2020 through June 30, 2020. This means that members with medical plan coverage will pay nothing for in-network testing and treatment administered at a doctor’s office, urgent care facility and emergency room, as well as

By |2020-04-03T14:30:07-05:00April 3rd, 2020|Categories: News Releases, Topics|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska waives member cost-sharing for COVID-19 treatment

Five common individual health plan questions: Answered

Purchasing a health insurance plan can feel overwhelming, especially when you’re buying one on your own. Nicole Creamer, director of consumer sales at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE), can help by providing answers to five common individual health plan questions. 1. What is an individual health plan? An individual health plan is

By |2020-04-01T13:15:20-05:00April 2nd, 2020|Categories: Insurance 101, Topics|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Five common individual health plan questions: Answered

Wise & Well: Justin Cavanaugh’s well-rounded wellness

Wellness has been a part of Justin Cavanaugh’s life since his youth, and over the years, he has learned what it means to him. “It’s feeling good about yourself and being able to do what you want,” said Cavanaugh. “For me, that means being physically active. I like to move and sweat. Ideally, I’d be

By |2020-03-26T11:15:41-05:00March 31st, 2020|Categories: Health and Wellness|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Wise & Well: Justin Cavanaugh’s well-rounded wellness

De qué manera Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska está respondiendo ante el coronavirus pandemia; y lo que usted debe saber

ACTUALIZADO EL 3 de abril de 2020 En Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska, nuestra prioridad número uno es asegurar la salud y seguridad de nuestros clientes. Continuamos obedeciendo las directrices en desarrollo de los funcionarios de salud locales y federales respecto del impacto del coronavirus (COVID-19). Tenga la certeza de que tenemos un

By |2020-04-07T11:28:21-05:00March 30th, 2020|Categories: Health and Wellness, Stories|Tags: |Comments Off on De qué manera Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska está respondiendo ante el coronavirus pandemia; y lo que usted debe saber

Beware of IRS imposter scams

Tax season is in full swing, and as taxpayers diligently work to get their taxes submitted on time, tax season scammers are diligently working to scam victims out of money. One of the main ways this happens is when scammers pose as the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), trying to convince you to give them personal

Be on the lookout for COVID-19 scams: Stay safe online, on the phone and at home

During a pandemic, criminals look to make a profit by using fear to their advantage. Keep your personal information safe and avoid paying for a bogus COVID-19 test or treatment by using the following safety tips. Click with caution You’ve heard of fishing, but have you heard of phishing? While the first activity is enjoyed

By |2020-03-26T09:01:11-05:00March 26th, 2020|Categories: Security, Topics|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Be on the lookout for COVID-19 scams: Stay safe online, on the phone and at home

The Life House is a dual force in critical time of need for diapers and food

Tegan Reed, executive director of The Life House, still has that valentine – the red crayon drawing of a heart, the carefully-placed Minion stickers, and a young girl’s handwritten message: “You are the best.” “She handed it to me with a huge smile and a big hug. It really struck me because, to her, we

By |2020-03-23T12:02:33-05:00March 24th, 2020|Categories: Community Engagement, Topics|Tags: , , |Comments Off on The Life House is a dual force in critical time of need for diapers and food

Early-onset dementia, Alzheimer’s cases are on the rise; here’s how to take action now

Newly released findings are expanding the conversation about early-onset dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, serving as a call to awareness and action for younger Americans. A Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) Health Index, compiled in 2017, found that early-onset dementia and Alzheimer’s disease are impacting the lives of a growing number of Americans ages 30 to

By |2020-03-16T11:19:46-05:00March 20th, 2020|Categories: Health and Wellness, Topics|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Early-onset dementia, Alzheimer’s cases are on the rise; here’s how to take action now