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BCBSNE expands remote-working opportunities to support job growth and economic development

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) launched a pilot program to recruit work-from-home customer service representatives in Norfolk, Columbus and greater Omaha, demonstrating its commitment to Nebraska’s economic development, a sustainable remote-working environment and localized member support. As part of the pilot, 10 new employees started Aug. 31, with more to follow soon.

By |2020-09-01T08:54:20-05:00September 1st, 2020|Categories: News Releases, Our Take, Topics|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on BCBSNE expands remote-working opportunities to support job growth and economic development

Jessica “Jay” Warren-Teamer appointed director of diversity and inclusion at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) is pleased to announce the appointment of Jessica “Jay” Warren-Teamer as director of diversity and inclusion. Warren-Teamer has more than 10 years of experience in community outreach. In her new role at BCBSNE, she will direct and develop the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives and programs. “We

By |2020-08-12T15:52:11-05:00August 13th, 2020|Categories: News Releases, Our Take, Topics|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Jessica “Jay” Warren-Teamer appointed director of diversity and inclusion at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska sponsors CHAD and its 21 statewide health agencies

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) announced sponsorship of Combined Health Agencies Drive (CHAD) and the 21 charities under its umbrella, which continue to support Nebraska’s most vulnerable populations in the face of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. CHAD is a local organization that has been raising funds with and for Nebraska’s premier health

By |2020-06-19T15:14:49-05:00June 25th, 2020|Categories: News Releases, Topics|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska sponsors CHAD and its 21 statewide health agencies

BCBSNE extends waiver of member cost shares for COVID-19 testing and treatment, including telehealth

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) is extending the waiver of member cost shares for in-network coronavirus (COVID-19) testing and inpatient/outpatient treatment, including telehealth, through Sept. 30, 2020. During the pandemic, the company has seen a significant increase in telehealth usage. BCBSNE began waiving member cost shares for telehealth in early March. “In

By |2020-06-01T09:28:36-05:00June 1st, 2020|Categories: News Releases, Topics|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on BCBSNE extends waiver of member cost shares for COVID-19 testing and treatment, including telehealth

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska board elects Aman as new chair

The Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) board of directors has elected Karen B. Aman of Blair as board chair. Previous board chair George G. Beattie of Lincoln will continue to serve on the board as vice chair. Aman is vice president of Mid America Computer Corporation (MACC) and owns EnSite, Incorporated. She

By |2020-04-09T11:45:47-05:00April 9th, 2020|Categories: News Releases, Topics|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska board elects Aman as new chair

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

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

How Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska is responding to the coronavirus pandemic —and what you need to know

UPDATED Aug. 20, 2020 Puede ver una traducción al español de este artículo en nuestra sala de prensa. At Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska, our top priority is to ensure the health and safety of our customers. We continue to follow the guidance of local and federal health officials regarding the impact of

By |2020-08-31T16:32:12-05:00March 10th, 2020|Categories: Health and Wellness, News Releases, Stories|Tags: , |Comments Off on How Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska is responding to the coronavirus pandemic —and what you need to know

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska and Prime Therapeutics offer Med Advantage OTC card

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) and their pharmacy benefit manager Prime Therapeutics LLC (Prime) are offering an over-the-counter (OTC) discount card for Medicare Advantage members. BCBSNE’s Medicare Advantage members will receive a quarterly prepaid card by mail, redeemable for at least $25 per quarter. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

By |2020-01-06T08:40:53-06:00November 25th, 2019|Categories: News Releases, Stories|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska and Prime Therapeutics offer Med Advantage OTC card

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska launches new individual and family plan for 2020

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) is introducing a new individual and family health insurance plan called Armor Health. Coverage under this new plan begins Jan. 1, 2020. “As part of our ongoing commitment to serve the health care needs of all Nebraskans, lower costs and encourage better health, we are excited to

By |2019-11-25T11:23:48-06:00November 5th, 2019|Categories: News Releases, Topics|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska launches new individual and family plan for 2020