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Nebraska Lions Foundation begins 2023-2024 school year screenings

The Nebraska Lions Foundation (NLF) has begun its 2023-2024 school year screenings through its Mobile Screening Unit (MSU). These screenings are cosponsored by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE), Healthy Blue, Lions Clubs International Foundation and Nebraska Lions through the NLF and include vision and hearing assessments. Between July 1 and Sept. 30,

By |2023-11-06T12:58:31-06:00November 1st, 2023|Categories: Community Engagement, Health and Wellness, Topics|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Nebraska Lions Foundation begins 2023-2024 school year screenings

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

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska awards CHAD and 19 member agencies the Health of Nebraska Sponsorship

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) has awarded the Combined Health Agencies Drive (CHAD) and 19 member agencies under its umbrella the company’s Health of Nebraska Sponsorship, which supports programs and services for Nebraskans affected by a medical diagnosis. For more than 80 years, BCBSNE has offered security and stability to its members

By |2022-08-25T10:13:53-05:00August 25th, 2022|Categories: Articles, Community Engagement, News Releases, Topics|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska awards CHAD and 19 member agencies the Health of Nebraska Sponsorship

BCBSNE expands home delivery prescription options with Amazon Pharmacy

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) members can have their long-term medications fulfilled and delivered by Amazon Pharmacy as one of their medication delivery options, as of Jan. 1, 2022. Members can order and manage their prescriptions through the easy-to-use Amazon Pharmacy shopping experience, enhanced with real-time pricing that shows both the available

By |2023-03-30T10:58:50-05:00May 16th, 2022|Categories: Insurance 101, Topics|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on BCBSNE expands home delivery prescription options with Amazon Pharmacy

National Walk at Lunch Day motivated Nebraskans to move

On April 27, Nebraskans across the state took 30 minutes out of their day to focus on their well-being by participating in National Walk at Lunch (NW@L) Day. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) and YMCAs across the state host this annual event. For 2022, nearly 3,000 Nebraskans and 153 businesses and schools

BCBSNE receives LifeBridge recognition award

Dr. Josette Gordon-Simet (left) pictured accepting LifeBridge recognition award from Lindsey Hanlon (right) Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) has been recognized by LifeBridge Nebraska for its continued support of the LifeBridge Nebraska Physicians Wellness program. The award is given to health care partners in the state who have demonstrated a

National Walk at Lunch Day promotes taking steps toward a healthier life

Turn a working lunch into a walking lunch on Wednesday, April 27 during National Walk at Lunch (NW@L) Day. NW@L Day is an annual event hosted by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) and YMCAs across the state encouraging Nebraskans to take a few minutes out of their day, put on their sneakers

By |2023-03-30T11:02:22-05:00April 13th, 2022|Categories: Health and Wellness, Team Blue, Topics|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on National Walk at Lunch Day promotes taking steps toward a healthier life

Spring cleaning as self-care

Spring has sprung, which means longer, warmer days, more outdoor activities, and spring cleaning! Most people think of spring cleaning as a time to go through their closets, get rid of clutter and scrub the entire house from top to bottom – but did you know that the benefits of spring cleaning go beyond having

By |2023-03-30T11:02:59-05:00April 5th, 2022|Categories: Team Blue, Topics|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Spring cleaning as self-care

BCBSNE appoints Dr. Josette Gordon-Simet as chief medical officer

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) has named Dr. Josette Gordon-Simet as the company’s chief medical officer (CMO) effective April 1. As CMO, Dr. Gordon-Simet leads BCBSNE’s clinical initiatives, including strategic oversight of the company’s medical policies and medical review processes, as well as population health management and equity strategies. Dr. Gordon-Simet earned

By |2023-03-30T11:03:41-05:00April 4th, 2022|Categories: Team Blue, Topics|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on BCBSNE appoints Dr. Josette Gordon-Simet as chief medical officer

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska holds Annual Meeting of Members

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) held its annual meeting of members on Monday, March 28. During the meeting, five board members were re-elected for three-year terms: Leslie Andersen, BCBSNE board vice chair and president and chief executive officer, i3 Bank Anthony Goins, director, Nebraska Department of Economic Development John Mitchell II, Midwest

By |2023-03-30T11:05:56-05:00March 31st, 2022|Categories: Articles, News Releases, Topics|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska holds Annual Meeting of Members