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Medicare coverage options are plentiful but enrollment choices generate lots of FAQs

Navigating Medicare can be overwhelming. Especially this time of year, during the annual open enrollment period. If you’re considering a Medicare plan, you probably have a lot of questions. I’ve worked with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska’s Medicare plans for several years. Here are some frequently asked questions. Q: What should I know

By |2019-08-21T14:52:26-06:00November 19th, 2018|Categories: Articles, Insurance 101|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Medicare coverage options are plentiful but enrollment choices generate lots of FAQs

Brand name and specialty drug prices continue to rise

Nebraskans are paying more for brand name and specialty drugs along with the rest of the nation, according to the latest Health of America study from the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. Last year in Nebraska, usage of inexpensive generic drugs increased to 85 percent of total prescriptions filled, yet they made up just

By |2018-11-15T08:25:37-06:00November 15th, 2018|Categories: Our Take, Stories|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Brand name and specialty drug prices continue to rise

Nebraska employees may have direct primary care option

Nebraska state employees may have a direct primary care option if the Nebraska Legislature approves a bill that allows the state to pilot the concept. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska Executive Vice President Dr. Joann Schaefer recently testified before a packed Government, Military and Veterans Affairs committee public hearing in support of the

By |2019-10-24T08:45:11-06:00February 15th, 2018|Categories: Our Take, Topics|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Nebraska employees may have direct primary care option