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National Walk at Lunch Day motivated Nebraskans to move

On April 27, Nebraskans across the state took 30 minutes out of their day to focus on their well-being by participating in National Walk at Lunch (NW@L) Day. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) and YMCAs across the state host this annual event. For 2022, nearly 3,000 Nebraskans and 153 businesses and schools

Supporting mental health: Recognize the signs and know where to go for care

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

By |2022-04-12T11:27:17-05:00May 2nd, 2022|Categories: Health and Wellness, Topics|Comments Off on Supporting mental health: Recognize the signs and know where to go for care

Team Blue by the numbers: BCBSNE shares workforce diversity statistics for 2022

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

By |2022-04-11T11:20:22-05:00April 27th, 2022|Categories: Team Blue, Topics|Comments Off on Team Blue by the numbers: BCBSNE shares workforce diversity statistics for 2022

BCBSNE offers flexible work options for employees

The pandemic has changed the way millions of people in the United States do their jobs, and after two years of mostly, or entirely remote work, employees and employers alike are re-evaluating how and where work gets done. When the pandemic began, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) transitioned its workforce from its

By |2022-04-21T14:41:36-05:00April 22nd, 2022|Categories: Team Blue, Topics|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on BCBSNE offers flexible work options for employees

BCBSNE receives LifeBridge recognition award

Dr. Josette Gordon-Simet (left) pictured accepting LifeBridge recognition award from Lindsey Hanlon (right) Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) has been recognized by LifeBridge Nebraska for its continued support of the LifeBridge Nebraska Physicians Wellness program. The award is given to health care partners in the state who have demonstrated a

National Walk at Lunch Day promotes taking steps toward a healthier life

Turn a working lunch into a walking lunch on Wednesday, April 27 during National Walk at Lunch (NW@L) Day. NW@L Day is an annual event hosted by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) and YMCAs across the state encouraging Nebraskans to take a few minutes out of their day, put on their sneakers

By |2022-04-13T09:21:46-05:00April 13th, 2022|Categories: Health and Wellness, Team Blue, Topics|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on National Walk at Lunch Day promotes taking steps toward a healthier life

Spring cleaning as self-care

Spring has sprung, which means longer, warmer days, more outdoor activities, and spring cleaning! Most people think of spring cleaning as a time to go through their closets, get rid of clutter and scrub the entire house from top to bottom – but did you know that the benefits of spring cleaning go beyond having

By |2022-04-08T10:18:25-05:00April 5th, 2022|Categories: Team Blue, Topics|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Spring cleaning as self-care

BCBSNE appoints Dr. Josette Gordon-Simet as chief medical officer

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) has named Dr. Josette Gordon-Simet as the company’s chief medical officer (CMO) effective April 1. As CMO, Dr. Gordon-Simet leads BCBSNE’s clinical initiatives, including strategic oversight of the company’s medical policies and medical review processes, as well as population health management and equity strategies. Dr. Gordon-Simet earned

By |2022-04-04T09:32:47-05:00April 4th, 2022|Categories: Team Blue, Topics|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on BCBSNE appoints Dr. Josette Gordon-Simet as chief medical officer

BCBSNE shines a light on Women’s History Month

Pictured from left to right: Derong Duckett, Dawna Hall and Angel Pacana In recognition of Women’s History Month, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) recognized three outstanding women in leadership throughout March. We asked each leader to share a bit about their career journeys, how they overcome challenges and what they

By |2022-04-06T14:16:23-05:00March 31st, 2022|Categories: Team Blue, Topics|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on BCBSNE shines a light on Women’s History Month

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska holds Annual Meeting of Members

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) held its annual meeting of members on Monday, March 28. During the meeting, five board members were re-elected for three-year terms: Leslie Andersen, BCBSNE board vice chair and president and chief executive officer, i3 Bank Anthony Goins, director, Nebraska Department of Economic Development John Mitchell II, Midwest

By |2022-03-31T09:57:29-05:00March 31st, 2022|Categories: Articles, News Releases, Topics|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska holds Annual Meeting of Members