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BCBSNE provides COVID-19 vaccine incentive for its employees

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) is providing an incentive for its employees to receive the COVID-19 vaccine through the company’s wellness program, Be Well at Blue. Be Well at Blue empowers employees to focus on their health goals by: Tracking preventive health exams Competing in wellness challenges Completing trainings and certifications, like

By |2021-04-07T08:34:24-05:00April 7th, 2021|Categories: Health and Wellness, Stories, Topics|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on BCBSNE provides COVID-19 vaccine incentive for its employees

Wise & Well: Jim Hempel’s passion for wellness lives on and off the court

Jim Hempel’s wellness journey began over a decade ago when he first started at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) and found it was easy to prioritize his wellness when the company he worked for did, too. “It was the first time my employer was as deliberate about providing programing for its employees’

By |2021-03-31T11:38:44-05:00March 31st, 2021|Categories: Health and Wellness, Stories, Team Blue, Topics|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Wise & Well: Jim Hempel’s passion for wellness lives on and off the court

Your Story: Climbing a fourteener in retirement

My wife and I began our retirement adventures in 2020. It was obviously an unusual year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We really focused on walking and hiking regardless of the temperature. During some time in Colorado, we started doing more aggressive mountain hikes leading ultimately to climbing our first fourteener! We climbed Mt.

By |2021-03-26T13:02:10-05:00March 18th, 2021|Categories: Stories, Your Story|Comments Off on Your Story: Climbing a fourteener in retirement

De qué manera Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska está respondiendo ante el coronavirus pandemia; y lo que usted debe saber

ACTUALIZADO el 27 de abril, 2021 En Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska, nuestra prioridad número uno es asegurar la salud y seguridad de nuestros clientes. Continuamos obedeciendo las directrices de los funcionarios de salud locales y federales respecto del impacto del coronavirus (COVID-19). Nuestra mayor prioridad es continuar ofreciendo servicios de calidad a

By |2021-04-27T14:48:08-05:00March 30th, 2020|Categories: Health and Wellness, Stories|Tags: |Comments Off on De qué manera Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska está respondiendo ante el coronavirus pandemia; y lo que usted debe saber

How Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska is responding to the COVID-19 pandemic —and what you need to know

UPDATED April 26, 2021 Puede ver una traducción al español de este artículo en nuestra sala de prensa. At Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE), 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

By |2021-04-26T16:39:04-05:00March 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 COVID-19 pandemic —and what you need to know

Omaha retiree takes the wheel, travels Nebraska improving children’s lives

Joining the world’s largest service organization 40 years ago was a natural fit for Omahan Allen Darell. “We serve” – the motto of Lions Clubs International – is his motto, too. “Service fulfills me,” he says. “It’s really what makes me who I am.” For more than 2½ years now – ever since retiring from

By |2020-03-10T16:33:57-05:00March 9th, 2020|Categories: Community Engagement, Stories|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Omaha retiree takes the wheel, travels Nebraska improving children’s lives

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

Four siblings enjoy working together at BCBSNE

It started as a joke between Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) employee Alejandro Cardenas and his manager: “Do you have any more siblings who’d want to come work with us?” “I’d say, ‘yeah, but they have good jobs right now,” Cardenas, one of four siblings, said. Then, Moises Cardenas started at BCBSNE

By |2019-09-11T14:29:34-05:00September 11th, 2019|Categories: Stories, Team Blue|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Four siblings enjoy working together at BCBSNE

‘Helping others will always put you on a good path’

Coffees poured and seats taken, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) employees recently gathered in a conference room, ready to hear from Rebecca Stavick, executive director of Do Space. Do Space is a nonprofit providing technology access and education. Stavick actively manages Do Space’s relationships, direction and strategy, bringing technology industry leadership and

By |2019-08-26T08:38:43-05:00August 26th, 2019|Categories: Community Engagement, Stories|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on ‘Helping others will always put you on a good path’

An aspiring chef finds a door into the kitchen, excels in 15-week culinary training program

Wesleyon “Wes” Zollicoffer scrolls through original recipes worthy of Food & Wine magazine: charred watermelon with pistachio, feta cheese and vinaigrette; charcuterie board with homemade crackers, bacon, salami and pickled pineapple; gumbo-inspired shrimp croquettes with creamy grits and andouille sausage purée. The north Omaha native created them all. “I go back to what I loved

By |2019-08-12T08:40:20-05:00August 12th, 2019|Categories: Stories, Team Blue|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on An aspiring chef finds a door into the kitchen, excels in 15-week culinary training program