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Winside Wildcats win Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska physical education grant

In the rolling corn and bean fields of northeastern Nebraska, the Wildcats are the heart and soul of Winside. Nearly 200 kids, preschool through 12th grade, attend the school in the town of 417 residents. When head volleyball coach Teresa Watters signed the school up to participate in the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of

By |2019-05-10T09:45:29-06:00May 10th, 2019|Categories: Community Engagement, Topics|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Winside Wildcats win Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska physical education grant

National Walk at Lunch moved Nebraskans

Employees laced up their shoes on Wednesday and headed to Stinson Park in Omaha's Aksarben Village to participate in the National Walk at Lunch day (NW@L). Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) has hosted the event for the last 13 years. Each year participation in the event has grown, BCBSNE had more than

By |2019-04-25T13:46:41-06:00April 25th, 2019|Categories: Health and Wellness, Topics|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on National Walk at Lunch moved Nebraskans

CEDARS: Be creative with wellness program

CEDARS, a Nebraska-based child-service organization, received a Governor’s Wellness Award this year along with 38 other Nebraska employers. The award recognizes businesses that dedicate leadership, resources and time to wellness efforts in the workplace. “We have a great wellness committee,” Joy Crawford, the company’s human resource specialist said. “It’s helpful to have such buy-in from

Nebraska Department of Insurance approves BCBSNE plans to form a mutual insurance holding company

The Nebraska Department of Insurance (NDOI) has approved Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska’s (BCBSNE) proposed reorganization plan to form a mutual insurance holding company. “We requested permission to create a mutual insurance holding company to be called “Goodlife Partners, Inc.,” Dale Mackel, executive vice president, said. “The holding company structure will give Blue

By |2018-02-13T10:02:08-06:00February 13th, 2018|Categories: Our Take, Stories, Topics|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Nebraska Department of Insurance approves BCBSNE plans to form a mutual insurance holding company

Nebraska doing good job with childhood vaccinations but must remain vigilant

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska members are doing a good job keeping their children’s vaccinations current.  Eighty-five percent received the seven required shots during the first three years of life.  That compares to 80 percent nationwide. The findings come from the latest Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association Health of America study on

By |2018-01-19T13:42:00-06:00January 19th, 2018|Categories: Health and Wellness, Topics|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Nebraska doing good job with childhood vaccinations but must remain vigilant