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Class V of the Nebraska Health Care LEAD program announced

Class V of Nebraska Health Care LEAD was recently announced by the Nebraska Health Care Association (NHCA) and Nebraska Health Care Foundation. The year-long program aids in the development of workforce leaders who can meet the health care needs of aging Nebraskans. “As an association, NHCA’s vision is [to] inspire people to shape their world,”

By |2023-01-13T13:10:49-06:00January 13th, 2023|Categories: Articles, Community Engagement, Topics|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Class V of the Nebraska Health Care LEAD program announced

BCBSNE takes part in the Salvation Army’s Red Kettle Campaign

During the holiday season, it is a long-standing tradition for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) employees to participate in the Salvation Army’s Red Kettle Campaign. BCBSNE employees volunteer year after year to support the community and to bring smiles to the faces of holiday shoppers. This year, BCBSNE had 45 volunteers give

By |2023-02-03T11:22:25-06:00January 3rd, 2023|Categories: Articles, Community Engagement|Tags: , , |Comments Off on BCBSNE takes part in the Salvation Army’s Red Kettle Campaign

BCBSNE supports Angel Guardians Inc. through donation

Angel Guardians Inc. (AGI), a nonprofit organization in Omaha, received a new set of wheels to help carry out its mission through a donation from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE). AGI is dedicated to improving the lives of individuals with different intellectual abilities. The nonprofit specializes in helping people with independent living,

By |2022-11-17T13:42:26-06:00November 11th, 2022|Categories: Articles, Community Engagement, Topics|Tags: , , |Comments Off on BCBSNE supports Angel Guardians Inc. through donation

BCBSNE raises $382,002 for United Way of the Midlands

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) surpassed its annual United Way of the Midlands (UWM) fundraising campaign goal of $350,000 by raising $382,002. UWM is a local charitable organization dedicated to helping the most vulnerable work toward independence through programs fostering basic needs, education and financial stability. For over 30 years, BCBSNE’s annual

By |2022-11-09T13:41:38-06:00November 9th, 2022|Categories: Articles, Community Engagement, Topics|Tags: , , |Comments Off on BCBSNE raises $382,002 for United Way of the Midlands

BCBSNE, YMCAs help Nebraskans fight the flu with free vaccines

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) and YMCAs across the state helped Nebraskans fight the flu this season by hosting 20 free flu shot clinics throughout October. “Flu shots are just as crucial this year as every other year,” said Dr. Josette Gordon-Simet, chief medical officer at BCBSNE. “We are so glad we

By |2022-11-02T14:12:37-05:00November 3rd, 2022|Categories: Articles, Community Engagement, Topics|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on BCBSNE, YMCAs help Nebraskans fight the flu with free vaccines

BCBSNE, Project Fit America bring new ways to stay active to Hitchcock County Elementary

Some in sweatbands, some in bandanas and some in their best matching exercise gear, the students of Hitchcock County Elementary School sat in their lines on the concrete in front of the playground as their principal, Mike Tines, told the story behind the school’s new exercise equipment and curriculum. In addition to the students, community

By |2022-10-18T13:14:14-05:00October 20th, 2022|Categories: Articles, Community Engagement, Health and Wellness, Topics|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on BCBSNE, Project Fit America bring new ways to stay active to Hitchcock County Elementary

LEAP celebrates Mexican Independence Day with free tacos

On Friday, Sept. 16, Latinos Empowered to Achieve their Potential (LEAP), a Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska’s (BCBSNE) employee resource group (ERG), celebrated Mexican Independence Day with free tacos and drinks. Mexican Independence Day, also known as El Grito de la Independencia (Cry of Independence), takes place on Sept. 16 annually and honors

By |2022-09-27T08:18:29-05:00September 27th, 2022|Categories: Articles, Community Engagement, Team Blue, Topics|Tags: , , |Comments Off on LEAP celebrates Mexican Independence Day with free tacos

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska and YMCAs to offer free community flu shot clinics in October

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) will host 20 flu vaccination clinics in October, in collaboration with YMCAs across the state. Clinics will be open to everyone age 6 and up at no cost to them, regardless of health insurance coverage. There will also be two non-YMCA locations: BCBSNE’s headquarters in Aksarben Village

By |2022-09-19T14:30:15-05:00September 20th, 2022|Categories: Articles, Community Engagement, News Releases, Topics|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska and YMCAs to offer free community flu shot clinics in October

LEAP informs and empowers local students with on-site career day

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska’s (BCBSNE) Latinos Empowered to Achieve their Potential (LEAP) recently hosted an on-site career day in partnership with Siembra Nebraska, the Latino Center of the Midlands’ internship program. “It started as a job-shadowing day, but we adjusted it to be a day where we brought in our Latino professionals

By |2022-08-30T15:22:07-05:00August 31st, 2022|Categories: Articles, Community Engagement, Team Blue, Topics|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on LEAP informs and empowers local students with on-site career day

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska awards CHAD and 19 member agencies the Health of Nebraska Sponsorship

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) has awarded the Combined Health Agencies Drive (CHAD) and 19 member agencies under its umbrella the company’s Health of Nebraska Sponsorship, which supports programs and services for Nebraskans affected by a medical diagnosis. For more than 80 years, BCBSNE has offered security and stability to its members

By |2022-08-25T10:13:53-05:00August 25th, 2022|Categories: Articles, Community Engagement, News Releases, Topics|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska awards CHAD and 19 member agencies the Health of Nebraska Sponsorship