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BCBSNE supplies 32,657 meals through Food Bank for the Heartland’s Strike Out Hunger Campaign

BCBSNE employees pack food at Food Bank for the Heartland Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) employees stepped up to the plate this June to join Food Bank for the Heartland and other Omaha companies for the Strike Out Hunger Campaign.  Each summer, Food Bank for the Heartland puts on a

By |2023-08-10T11:37:24-05:00August 9th, 2023|Categories: Community Engagement, Topics|Tags: , , |Comments Off on BCBSNE supplies 32,657 meals through Food Bank for the Heartland’s Strike Out Hunger Campaign

See what BCBSNE’s ERGs have been up to this summer

In the months of May, June and July, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska’s (BCBSNE) employee resource groups (ERG) were busy all around the community. LEAP participates in Cinco de Mayo Omaha At the start of summer on May 6, Latinos Empowered to Achieve their Potential (LEAP) participated in Cinco de Mayo Omaha. The

By |2023-08-23T11:12:20-05:00August 3rd, 2023|Categories: Community Engagement, Team Blue, Topics|Tags: , , |Comments Off on See what BCBSNE’s ERGs have been up to this summer

BCBSNE awarded 2022 Plan Excellence Award

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) is excited to announce it has earned a 2022 Plan Excellence Award for the Federal Employee Program (FEP) Plan.   The FEP Plan award is given by the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association and recognizes independent Blue Cross and Blue Shield licensees who meet or exceed

By |2023-07-24T14:47:20-05:00July 25th, 2023|Categories: Team Blue, Topics|Tags: , , |Comments Off on BCBSNE awarded 2022 Plan Excellence Award

Stay safe in the summertime heat

Ditch the earmuffs, gloves and outerwear, it’s summertime! While it can be exciting to exercise outdoors without the risk of frostbite, the summer months still pose safety concerns. Here are some tips on how to stay safe in the sun: Avoid the midday hours The sun is the hottest and the ultraviolet rays are the

By |2023-07-20T09:54:46-05:00July 20th, 2023|Categories: Articles, Health and Wellness, Topics|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Stay safe in the summertime heat

Ron Rowe, Gretchen Twohig promoted to EVP at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) has promoted two individuals to executive vice president. Ron Rowe, executive vice president and chief revenue officer, oversees BCBSNE’s Sales and Account Management teams for all lines of business, including large and small employer group, Individual ACA and Senior Products. Before joining BCBSNE in 2021, Ron worked

By |2023-07-19T11:15:27-05:00July 19th, 2023|Categories: News Releases, Topics|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Ron Rowe, Gretchen Twohig promoted to EVP at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska

Medicare 101: Your guide to retirement

As you get closer to your 65th birthday, you may have more questions about Medicare and your coverage options. Understanding Medicare, how it works and when you decide to enroll in a Medicare plan, is one of the first few steps to finding the right coverage for you.   This article is designed to provide

By |2023-06-26T13:32:38-05:00July 12th, 2023|Categories: Insurance 101, Topics|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Medicare 101: Your guide to retirement

Your Story: Innovative program helps Angel manage diabetes and stay true to her roots

Angel’s Type 2 Diabetes diagnosis in 2010 came as something of a surprise. A family history of the disease, combined with the onset of some troubling symptoms, prompted a doctor’s visit and revealed elevated blood sugar levels.  For 10 years, Angel struggled to manage the condition and its effects.  In 2020, Angel started on Virta,

By |2023-07-11T13:41:57-05:00July 10th, 2023|Categories: Topics, Your Story|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Your Story: Innovative program helps Angel manage diabetes and stay true to her roots

BCBSNE contributes to Mid-Plains Community College’s HASC expansion

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) has donated $10,000 to Mid-Plains Community College (MPCC) in support of its Health and Science Center (HASC) expansion project. The expansion will include a new emergency medical services lab, nursing simulation, group study spaces, a 3D simulation lab and a faculty office suite. Additional classrooms, instructor offices

By |2023-07-19T11:16:27-05:00July 6th, 2023|Categories: Community Engagement, Topics|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on BCBSNE contributes to Mid-Plains Community College’s HASC expansion

BCBSNE adds to growing list of mental health resources for members

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) introduced a new web page to provide mental health and wellness resources to support members’ well-being. The page includes resources from mental health terminology to emergency response contacts and more.   Improving, educating and helping members with their mental health has been an ongoing project for BCBSNE since

By |2023-06-30T09:25:34-05:00June 30th, 2023|Categories: Insurance 101, Topics|Tags: , |Comments Off on BCBSNE adds to growing list of mental health resources for members

Darcy Swope takes on Crohn’s and colitis with the help of Team Blue

Crohn's and Colitis Foundation Take Steps Omaha | June 24, 2023 Darcy Swope, a Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation board member, has witnessed first-hand the impact inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) can have on someone’s life.   Her son, Riley, first experienced symptoms in high school but wasn’t officially diagnosed with ulcerative colitis until his freshman

By |2023-06-26T11:03:04-05:00June 26th, 2023|Categories: Team Blue, Topics|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Darcy Swope takes on Crohn’s and colitis with the help of Team Blue