Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) is aware of recent situations where individuals with Medicare have either: Received COVID at-home test kits in the mail that they never ordered, or Received an Explanation of Benefits (EOB) for COVID test kits that they never ordered and never received. In these cases, the Medicare members
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) strongly encourages members to receive their COVID-19 booster shot. COVID-19 vaccines authorized by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are a safe and effective way to reduce your risk of severe illness related to COVID-19. Do not receive any vaccination that has not been approved by
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) encourages the community to take steps to stop the spread of COVID-19 as cases remain high across much of the state. The majority of Nebraska’s 93 counties are currently experiencing high rates of transmission, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) website.
As Nebraska moves into colder temperatures and flu season, now is the time to prioritize your annual flu shot. Especially as more students return to in-person learning, vaccination is more important than ever. The classroom environment presents a higher risk for infection and overall greater opportunities for viral transmission to the community. “Vaccination continues to
Throughout the pandemic, Best Care Employee Assistance Program (EAP) has seen nearly a 25% increase in the need for its mental health resources. Best Care EAP works with employers to provide a variety of services to their workers, such as counseling and wellness coaching. The organization’s increased requests for mental health services are largely due
Tom Kocanda is an enterprise security education consultant at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska. In his role, he helps employees learn how to stay safe online. As COVID-19 vaccines become more readily available, the number of Nebraskans who are getting the highly anticipated arm poke is also quickly increasing. For many, it’s a
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) encourages state residents to sign up to be notified when they’re eligible to receive their COVID-19 vaccination through the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) registration portal. The registration process begins with a short questionnaire asking for: Demographic details Medical history COVID-19 history Contact information
Tom Kocanda is an enterprise security education consultant at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska. In his role, he helps employees learn how to stay safe online. Cyber criminals continue to use the COVID-19 pandemic as a vehicle to cash in, using fear and confusion to trick people out of money and personal information.
Throughout 2020, the world has been dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic and its regulations. People have faced the stress of the pandemic through restrictions, the threat of sickness and social isolation. The result? A wide-spread feeling of emotional exhaustion known as COVID-19 or pandemic fatigue, according to AMITA Health. What is pandemic fatigue? COVID-19 fatigue
Flu season is right around the corner, along with the risk of a twindemic. This year, it is even more crucial to understand the risks of the flu, why flu shots are essential and how the flu compares to COVID-19. Five Fast Flu Facts to Know The flu is a respiratory illness caused by various