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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 launching an over-the-counter (OTC) discount card for Medicare Advantage members January 1, 2020. BCBSNE’s Medicare Advantage members will receive a quarterly prepaid card by mail, redeemable for at least $25 per quarter. The Centers for Medicare &

By |2019-11-25T11:33:13-06:00November 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

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska expands Medicare Advantage coverage to 11 new counties

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) has expanded Medicare Advantage coverage to 11 additional counties in Nebraska. “This expansion allows us to reach even more Nebraskans with a full portfolio of health insurance options for individuals who are Medicare eligible,” Tom Gilsdorf, director, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska said. The new

By |2019-11-05T15:07:30-06:00October 10th, 2019|Categories: News Releases, Topics|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska expands Medicare Advantage coverage to 11 new counties

Aksarben businesses walk towards better health on Wednesday, April 24

HDR will join Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) in celebrating National Walk at Lunch (NW@L) Day at Aksarben Villiage's Stinson Park from 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Wednesday, April 24. “We are very excited to have HDR join us this year,” said Kathy Nellor, BCBSNE’s manager of Wellness Services. “We are

By |2019-08-07T09:47:00-05:00April 22nd, 2019|Categories: News Releases, Stories|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Aksarben businesses walk towards better health on Wednesday, April 24

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska appoints board members

Five members have been appointed to the board of directors at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE). Each will serve a three-year term. Anthony Goins, former chief operating officer and executive vice president of World’s Foremost Bank’s Cabela’s Club Visa and vice president of Cabela’s Retail Corporation, joined the board. Goins has extensive

By |2019-03-28T16:02:43-05:00March 29th, 2019|Categories: News Releases, Topics|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska appoints board members

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska joining with Clarkson Regional Health Services in new Think Whole Person Healthcare partnership

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) is joining with Clarkson Regional Health Services Inc. as partners in Think Whole Person Healthcare in Omaha, NE. “Think has been leading the way in changing how health care is practiced in Nebraska,” said Dr. Joann Schaefer, BCBSNE executive vice president. “The independent primary care model plays

By |2019-01-23T10:11:24-06:00January 22nd, 2019|Categories: News Releases, Stories|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska joining with Clarkson Regional Health Services in new Think Whole Person Healthcare partnership

Medicare Advantage plans available in nine additional counties

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska Medicare Advantage plans will be available in nine additional eastern Nebraska counties in 2019, bringing the total to 15. “This expansion provides more choices from a local, experienced health insurance carrier,” said Tom Gilsdorf, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska’s Director of Medicare.  “When you have options

By |2018-09-27T09:23:41-05:00September 27th, 2018|Categories: News Releases, Topics|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Medicare Advantage plans available in nine additional counties

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska Fearless Grants awarded to state nonprofits

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) has awarded seven Fearless Grants to nonprofits across the state, from Omaha to North Platte.  The grant funds will assist the nonprofits with a number of initiatives, including behavioral health and substance use therapy, supplemental food for seniors, reduced emergency room visits, blood transportation, dental care, brain

By |2018-09-07T15:59:28-05:00September 5th, 2018|Categories: News Releases, Stories|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska Fearless Grants awarded to state nonprofits

UNL mental health treatment via telehealth receiving Fearless Grant Wednesday

A team of University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) mental health and engineering scholars will receive a $22,000 Fearless Grant from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) Wednesday, May 9, at 1 p.m., UNL East Campus Home Economics Building, Room 121, 1650 North 35th Street, Lincoln, NE. “We are proud to support this statewide scaling

By |2018-05-07T09:46:55-05:00May 7th, 2018|Categories: News Releases, Topics|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on UNL mental health treatment via telehealth receiving Fearless Grant Wednesday

Hastings YMCA awarded Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska Grant

The Hastings Family YMCA recently received a $5,000 grant from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) in support of the YMCA’s evidenced based blood pressure monitoring program. “We want to thank BCBSNE for this grant which will help our community learn more about high blood pressure,” said Erika Knott, wellness director, Hastings Family

By |2018-05-03T10:44:30-05:00May 3rd, 2018|Categories: News Releases, Topics|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Hastings YMCA awarded Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska Grant