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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

BCBSNE employees spread holiday cheer in the Omaha community

This holiday season, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) employees spread cheer while making a difference in the Omaha community by volunteering with The Salvation Army of Omaha. Each year, The Salvation Army serves more than 25 million people across America, including many in the Omaha community. This means 55+ million meals for

By |2022-02-07T16:18:03-06:00January 26th, 2022|Categories: Community Engagement, Topics|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on BCBSNE employees spread holiday cheer in the Omaha community

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.

Wise & Well: Jean Wurtz’s healthy lifestyle is a positive cycle

Growing up, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) Executive Assistant Jean Wurtz and her family belonged to the local YMCA. She spent a lot of her childhood there—from softball to swimming, being active has always been a part of Wurtz’s life. “Any kind of fitness or physical activity is a stress reliever,” said

By |2021-12-02T14:59:06-06:00November 30th, 2021|Categories: Community Engagement, Topics|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Wise & Well: Jean Wurtz’s healthy lifestyle is a positive cycle

LifeBridge Nebraska supports physicians state-wide

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

By |2021-11-17T13:30:24-06:00November 22nd, 2021|Categories: Community Engagement, Topics|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on LifeBridge Nebraska supports physicians state-wide

The importance of flu vaccinations this school year

As Nebraska moves into colder temperatures and flu season, now is the time to prioritize your annual flu shot. Especially as more students return to in-person learning, vaccination is more important than ever. The classroom environment presents a higher risk for infection and overall greater opportunities for viral transmission to the community. “Vaccination continues to

By |2021-10-25T10:46:55-05:00October 28th, 2021|Categories: Community Engagement, Health and Wellness, Topics|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on The importance of flu vaccinations this school year

BCBSNE offered free flu shots to more than 10,000 Nebraskans this season

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE), in collaboration with the Central District Health Department (CDHD) and Nebraska YMCAs, helped provide Nebraskans access to free flu vaccinations, regardless of health insurance coverage. CDHD clinics In collaboration with Grand Island Public Schools (GIPS) and Heartland Health Center (HHC), CDHD offered no-cost flu vaccinations October to

By |2022-02-09T13:50:42-06:00October 20th, 2021|Categories: Articles, Community Engagement, Health and Wellness|Comments Off on BCBSNE offered free flu shots to more than 10,000 Nebraskans this season

BCBSNE thanks frontline workers throughout Omaha Storm Chasers 2021 season

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) was proud to sponsor the Omaha Storm Chasers Thank You Tuesday games at Werner Park throughout the 2021 season. Each of the 10 Thank You Tuesday games honored employees in different industries who have been serving the community on the frontlines of the pandemic, including: •

By |2021-10-18T16:17:10-05:00October 19th, 2021|Categories: Community Engagement, Topics|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on BCBSNE thanks frontline workers throughout Omaha Storm Chasers 2021 season

Forbes ranks BCBSNE third in Nebraska’s best employers

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) was recently ranked as a best employer in the state by Forbes. Forbes, in collaboration with market research company Statista, surveyed 80,000 Americans working at businesses with at least 500 employees to identify the best employers in each state. Results were compiled for all 50 states, plus the District

By |2021-09-27T15:21:31-05:00September 28th, 2021|Categories: Community Engagement, News Releases|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Forbes ranks BCBSNE third in Nebraska’s best employers

Tuition reimbursement program allows employee to invest in personal and professional journey

What started as a degree path transcended into a newfound confidence for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) account specialist Abbie Liss and her career. Liss is a recipient of tuition reimbursement benefits offered by BCBSNE. The company partners with a variety of universities to provide eligible employees with opportunities for assistance in

By |2021-08-25T10:24:00-05:00August 30th, 2021|Categories: Community Engagement, Topics|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Tuition reimbursement program allows employee to invest in personal and professional journey