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Year in review: A recap of 2022 told through 12 BCBSNE articles

As 2022 draws to a close, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) reflects on the community events, partnerships and news that defined the last 12 months. Here are a few of the company’s top stories from the past year: January - Blue Cross and Blue Shield of

By |2022-12-20T13:11:49-06:00December 22nd, 2022|Categories: Team Blue, Topics|Comments Off on Year in review: A recap of 2022 told through 12 BCBSNE articles

BCBSNE’s chief medical officer appointed to the Primary Care Investment Council

Dr. Josette Gordon-Simet, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska’s (BCBSNE) chief medical officer, has been selected to serve on the recently established Primary Care Investment Council by Governor Pete Ricketts. The Nebraska Legislature created the Primary Care Investment Council in 2022 to review the funds invested in primary care in Nebraska, assess the barriers

By |2022-12-15T13:24:25-06:00December 21st, 2022|Categories: Team Blue, Topics|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on BCBSNE’s chief medical officer appointed to the Primary Care Investment Council

BCBSNE awarded the HRAM IDEAL Award

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) has been awarded the Human Resources Association of the Midlands (HRAM) Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, Advocacy, Leadership (IDEAL) Award. The award, given since 2019 by the HRAM Diversity and Inclusion Committee, recognizes companies in Omaha for their diversity and inclusion initiatives, implementation, research and successes at various levels.

By |2022-11-14T12:00:21-06:00November 16th, 2022|Categories: Articles, Team Blue, Topics|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on BCBSNE awarded the HRAM IDEAL Award

Inaugural apprenticeship class graduates, receives job offers through new program

Ignite Nebraska’s pilot group of apprentices at graduation. Pictured from left to right: Willie Nunn, Sheila Hamilton, Laura Croswell and Luke Grobeck Cheers and applause filled Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska’s (BCBSNE) conference room on Wednesday, Oct. 5 as family, friends and coworkers gathered to celebrate the graduation of Ignite Nebraska’s

By |2022-10-19T09:36:02-05:00October 19th, 2022|Categories: Team Blue, Topics|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Inaugural apprenticeship class graduates, receives job offers through new program

LEAP celebrates Mexican Independence Day with free tacos

On Friday, Sept. 16, Latinos Empowered to Achieve their Potential (LEAP), a Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska’s (BCBSNE) employee resource group (ERG), celebrated Mexican Independence Day with free tacos and drinks. Mexican Independence Day, also known as El Grito de la Independencia (Cry of Independence), takes place on Sept. 16 annually and honors

By |2022-09-27T08:18:29-05:00September 27th, 2022|Categories: Articles, Community Engagement, Team Blue, Topics|Tags: , , |Comments Off on LEAP celebrates Mexican Independence Day with free tacos

Wise & Well: Jaye Stentz’s awakening

One early morning in May 2021, Jaye Stentz started his day like most others: he went to let his chocolate lab, Howard, outside; however, when he tried to call him back inside the words weren’t there. “I could think the words, but they weren't coming out,” said Stentz, organization development specialist at Blue Cross and

By |2022-09-26T15:10:54-05:00September 26th, 2022|Categories: Articles, Health and Wellness, Team Blue, Topics|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Wise & Well: Jaye Stentz’s awakening

BCBSNE celebrates Nebraska teachers with Huskers football ticket giveaway

At Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE), we’re always rooting for the schools and educators who make our state great. From the first bell to final exams, through summer school and snow days, we’re proud to be there for Nebraska teachers, whatever life brings. That’s why we’re proud to sponsor Teacher Appreciation Day

By |2022-09-14T09:33:26-05:00September 9th, 2022|Categories: Team Blue, Topics|Tags: , , |Comments Off on BCBSNE celebrates Nebraska teachers with Huskers football ticket giveaway

LEAP informs and empowers local students with on-site career day

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska’s (BCBSNE) Latinos Empowered to Achieve their Potential (LEAP) recently hosted an on-site career day in partnership with Siembra Nebraska, the Latino Center of the Midlands’ internship program. “It started as a job-shadowing day, but we adjusted it to be a day where we brought in our Latino professionals

By |2022-08-30T15:22:07-05:00August 31st, 2022|Categories: Articles, Community Engagement, Team Blue, Topics|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on LEAP informs and empowers local students with on-site career day

Wise & Well: Seth Orndorff on keeping wellness fun

Between playing soccer and being on the swim team growing up, Seth Orndorff has always led an active life, but, when college ended and pools became fewer and farther between, he struggled to keep active without getting bored. That is until he found the cure to his activity rut: keeping exercise fun. “I have a

By |2022-08-26T12:18:30-05:00August 29th, 2022|Categories: Articles, Health and Wellness, Team Blue, Topics|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Wise & Well: Seth Orndorff on keeping wellness fun

Employees celebrate diversity, equity and inclusion all summer long

Throughout the summer, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska’s (BCBSNE) employee resource groups (ERG) celebrated diversity, equity and inclusion by marching in parades, networking with coworkers and supporting the Omaha community. Check out what BCBSNE’s ERGs have been up to: Omaha Cinco de Mayo Parade and Fiesta Carnival Starting off the summer, Latinos Empowered

By |2022-08-16T09:55:02-05:00August 15th, 2022|Categories: Articles, Community Engagement, Team Blue, Topics|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Employees celebrate diversity, equity and inclusion all summer long