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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+00:00September 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+00:00September 5th, 2018|Categories: News Releases, Stories|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska Fearless Grants awarded to state nonprofits

New Chief Sales and Marketing Officer joining Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska

Timothy M. McGill has been named Chief Sales and Marketing Officer at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE).  McGill will lead marketing, sales and service and comes to Blue Cross with a wealth of experience “Health care is in a state of transformation,” said Dale Mackel, BCBSNE executive vice president.  “Tim brings the

By |2018-08-06T08:52:18+00:00August 6th, 2018|Categories: News Releases, Topics|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on New Chief Sales and Marketing Officer joining Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska

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+00:00May 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+00:00May 3rd, 2018|Categories: News Releases, Topics|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Hastings YMCA awarded Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska Grant

Food security for Lincoln residents focus of Blue Cross Fearless Grants

Food security was the focus of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska’s (BCBSNE)  Fearless Grant presentation in Lincoln, recently. Two programs—The Center for People in Need and Community Crops—were given a combined $15,000 grant. “These two programs each combat food insecurity in a unique way, and provide access to fresh, healthy food to populations that

By |2018-04-26T14:32:22+00:00April 24th, 2018|Categories: News Releases|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Food security for Lincoln residents focus of Blue Cross Fearless Grants

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska receives approval for reorganization – new president/CEO

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) received approval from its members to reorganize into a mutual insurance holding company effective July 1, 2018.  The holding company, GoodLife Partners, Inc., will be the overall parent company for BCBSNE and its subsidiaries.  The reorganization was approved during the company’s annual meeting of members, held March

By |2018-03-27T12:39:33+00:00March 27th, 2018|Categories: News Releases, Stories, Topics|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska receives approval for reorganization – new president/CEO

WOWT’s Maddox to join BCBSNE as vice president of communications

BCBSNE is pleased to announce that Malorie Maddox will be joining our organization as vice president of communications. “We’re excited to welcome Malorie to our team,” said Steve Grandfield, president and chief executive officer-elect. “Her background in news media and her proven communication skills will be tremendous assets in our internal and external communication efforts.”

By |2018-03-15T10:58:50+00:00March 15th, 2018|Categories: News Releases, Topics|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on WOWT’s Maddox to join BCBSNE as vice president of communications

Grandfield selected as next President and CEO of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska’s (BCBSNE) board of directors announced today that Steven H. Grandfield will replace Steven S. Martin as the company’s president and chief executive officer in late March of this year. Martin will be retiring at the end of 2018 after a 16-year tenure leading the company. Grandfield currently serves

By |2018-02-13T10:01:53+00:00January 18th, 2018|Categories: News Releases|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Grandfield selected as next President and CEO of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska

BCBSNE collaborates with CHI Health on new network

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska and CHI Health have collaborated to develop a new provider network choice for BCBSNE employer groups:  Blueprint Health.  Starting Jan. 1, 2018, this new network option will be available to employer groups headquartered in the Omaha, Lincoln, Grand Island and Kearney areas that have 151 or more employees.

By |2017-09-13T13:25:52+00:00July 20th, 2017|Categories: Insurance 101, News Releases|Comments Off on BCBSNE collaborates with CHI Health on new network