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63 BCBSNE volunteers ring bells for the Salvation Army

If you dropped change into a Salvation Army red kettle in Omaha Friday, Dec. 14, odds are good you interacted with a Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) employee. BCBSNE had 63 employees volunteer as bell ringers at 10 locations for the company’s annual Salvation Army bell ringing day. Many of this year’s

By |2018-12-17T13:19:24-05:00December 17th, 2018|Categories: Community Engagement, Topics|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on 63 BCBSNE volunteers ring bells for the Salvation Army

New Blue Cross-backed Crimestoppers reward first of its kind in country

An enhanced $5,000 reward is now being offered by Omaha Crimestoppers for tips leading to the arrests of opioid dealers, after a contribution from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska. The reward is the first of its kind in the country. Law enforcement officials from the State of Nebraska, Douglas County and

By |2018-11-05T13:16:45-05:00November 1st, 2018|Categories: Community Engagement, Stories|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on New Blue Cross-backed Crimestoppers reward first of its kind in country

A simple message – get a mammogram

Lisa Vogt has a simple message – get a yearly mammogram. She knows. At age 49, she had a routine mammogram. No lumps were found. But she had calcifications—tiny white dots—on her screening. Lisa had a biopsy, which confirmed it was cancer, DCIS (ductal carcinoma in situ). It’s a cancer where abnormal cells are found

By |2018-10-03T09:37:38-05:00October 4th, 2018|Categories: Health and Wellness, Topics|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on A simple message – get a mammogram