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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

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 14 flu vaccination clinics in early 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. Vaccines will be administered by Hy-Vee Healthy You mobile clinics.  “We are excited to partner with YMCAs and Hy-Vee to offer no-cost flu shots across the state of Nebraska. With the uncertainty and added risks of

By |2021-09-21T14:58:51-05:00September 21st, 2021|Categories: Health and Wellness, News Releases|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska and YMCAs to Offer Free Community Flu Shot Clinics in October

University of Nebraska at Omaha launches unique corporate partnership with BCBSNE

Employees at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) will have the opportunity to pursue a degree at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) without paying upfront tuition costs thanks to a new innovative corporate partnership. This partnership removes any barriers related to cost or affordability by enabling BCBSNE employees to take courses

By |2021-05-06T10:22:16-05:00May 6th, 2021|Categories: News Releases, Topics|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on University of Nebraska at Omaha launches unique corporate partnership with BCBSNE

Blue Cross Blue Shield Association announces National Health Equity Strategy

Sets Goal to Reduce Racial Disparities in Maternal Health by 50% in Five Years On Tuesday, April 20, as part of its ongoing mission to improve the health of America, the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) announced its National Health Equity Strategy to confront the nation’s crisis in racial health disparities. This strategy intends

By |2021-04-22T15:32:13-05:00April 22nd, 2021|Categories: News Releases, Topics|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Blue Cross Blue Shield Association announces National Health Equity Strategy

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska holds annual meeting of members, re-elects two board members

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) held its annual meeting of members on Monday, March 29. During the meeting, two board members were re-elected for three-year terms: Karen B. Aman, vice president, Mid America Computer Corporation and owner of EnSite Inc., Blair. Dan E. Ernst, associate executive director, Nebraska Council of School Administrators,

By |2021-03-31T15:05:41-05:00March 31st, 2021|Categories: News Releases|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska holds annual meeting of members, re-elects two board members

BCBSNE finds childhood vaccination rates declining during pandemic, placing Nebraska children and communities at risk

Children in Nebraska are missing critical vaccinations during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, raising the risk of preventable disease outbreaks, according to data from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE). BCBSNE compared childhood immunization rates for members from January through September 2019 with the rates from January through September 2020, and found vaccinations decreased

By |2020-12-22T09:08:20-06:00December 22nd, 2020|Categories: Health and Wellness, News Releases, Topics|Comments Off on BCBSNE finds childhood vaccination rates declining during pandemic, placing Nebraska children and communities at risk

BCBSNE and Nebraska providers saved more than $82 million through Total Care this year

Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) and Patient-Centered Medical Homes (PCMHs) partnering with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) in the company’s Total Care program drove improved patient health outcomes while lowering the cost of care during the 2019-2020 program year, achieving savings of approximately $82.8 million. Total Care value-based programs are intended to help

By |2020-12-03T10:50:12-06:00December 3rd, 2020|Categories: News Releases, Topics|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on BCBSNE and Nebraska providers saved more than $82 million through Total Care this year

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska grows service area and benefits for Medicare Advantage members

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) is expanding access to its Medicare Advantage plans to 42 additional counties in the state for 2021, providing Nebraska seniors with affordable and convenient health care benefits. The service area growth brings BCBSNE’s Medicare Advantage availability to a total of 68 Nebraska counties. New counties for 2021

By |2020-11-17T12:18:21-06:00November 5th, 2020|Categories: News Releases, Topics|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska grows service area and benefits for Medicare Advantage members

BCBSNE, Prime Therapeutics provide free over-the-counter medicines, products to Medicare Advantage members

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) and their pharmacy benefit manager Prime Therapeutics LLC (Prime) are expanding the over-the-counter (OTC) prepaid card offering for Medicare Advantage members enrolling in coverage that begins Jan. 1, 2021. Members can use the OTC prepaid card to pay for essential items needed to stay safe through COVID-19,

By |2020-11-02T09:21:27-06:00October 29th, 2020|Categories: Insurance 101, News Releases, Topics|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on BCBSNE, Prime Therapeutics provide free over-the-counter medicines, products to Medicare Advantage members

Auburn Family Health Center, Complete Children’s Health grow in Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska’s Total Care

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska is proud to announce two of its partners in delivering Total Care are growing from Patient-Centered Medical Homes (PCMHs) to Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs). Auburn Family Health Center (AFHC) and Complete Children’s Health (CCH) recently joined OneHealth Nebraska, an independent physicians’ organization and one of BCBSNE’s ACO partners.

By |2020-10-27T11:44:33-05:00October 22nd, 2020|Categories: News Releases, Topics|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Auburn Family Health Center, Complete Children’s Health grow in Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska’s Total Care