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Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska offers additional postpartum depression screening to support maternal health

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) recently added additional coverage for postpartum depression screenings to support maternal health.   The expansion impacts all commercial product lines of business and funding types and covers the full cost of the initial postpartum depression screening for up to one year following the birth or loss of

By |2024-01-09T13:54:33-06:00January 9th, 2024|Categories: News Releases, Topics|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska offers additional postpartum depression screening to support maternal health

Closing the gap in maternal health

According to a recent Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) Health of America study, severe maternal morbidity (SMM) rates increased by 9% in the United States in 2018-2020. Moreover, SMM rates were 62% higher in primarily Black communities and 32% higher in primarily Hispanic communities. According to the study, the health disparities arise from

By |2022-10-03T13:10:20-05:00October 5th, 2022|Categories: Articles, Health and Wellness, Topics|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Closing the gap in maternal health

Blue Cross Blue Shield Association announces National Health Equity Strategy

Sets Goal to Reduce Racial Disparities in Maternal Health by 50% in Five Years On Tuesday, April 20, as part of its ongoing mission to improve the health of America, the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) announced its National Health Equity Strategy to confront the nation’s crisis in racial health disparities. This strategy intends

By |2021-04-22T15:32:13-05:00April 22nd, 2021|Categories: News Releases, Topics|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Blue Cross Blue Shield Association announces National Health Equity Strategy