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BCBSNE extends waiver of member cost shares for COVID-19 testing and treatment, including telehealth

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) is extending the waiver of member cost shares for in-network coronavirus (COVID-19) testing and inpatient/outpatient treatment, including telehealth, through Sept. 30, 2020. During the pandemic, the company has seen a significant increase in telehealth usage. BCBSNE began waiving member cost shares for telehealth in early March. “In

By |2020-06-01T09:28:36-05:00June 1st, 2020|Categories: News Releases, Topics|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on BCBSNE extends waiver of member cost shares for COVID-19 testing and treatment, including telehealth

BCBSNE expands telehealth benefit in response to coronavirus pandemic

Here’s the dilemma: you’re pretty sure you have an ear infection. You’re experiencing pain and nausea – but you’re concerned about going to the doctor’s office. You take social distancing seriously and don’t want to expose yourself to others who are sick, possibly with COVID-19. Enter an at-home alternative: the anytime convenience of telehealth. What

By |2020-04-06T11:12:58-05:00April 7th, 2020|Categories: Insurance 101, Topics|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on BCBSNE expands telehealth benefit in response to coronavirus pandemic

See a doctor online with telehealth

“The last thing I wanted to do when I wasn’t feeling well was to go outside, start the car in the freezing cold and wait in an urgent care room – possibly contracting more germs,” said Michelle Green, customer service manager. We’ve all been there, you’re at work, feeling absolutely terrible. You’ve got head pressure

By |2019-01-25T09:29:42-06:00January 30th, 2019|Categories: Stories, Team Blue|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on See a doctor online with telehealth

Telehealth will deliver mental health treatment to rural Nebraska with help of Fearless Grant

Telehealth will deliver mental health and trauma treatment to rural Nebraska families with the help of $22,000 Fearless Grant from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska. University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) mental health and engineering scholars are developing equipment to provide Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy. The therapy uses an eight-phase approach. After a clinician

By |2018-05-11T15:57:53-05:00May 11th, 2018|Categories: Community Engagement, Topics|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Telehealth will deliver mental health treatment to rural Nebraska with help of Fearless Grant

UNL mental health treatment via telehealth receiving Fearless Grant Wednesday

A team of University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) mental health and engineering scholars will receive a $22,000 Fearless Grant from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) Wednesday, May 9, at 1 p.m., UNL East Campus Home Economics Building, Room 121, 1650 North 35th Street, Lincoln, NE. “We are proud to support this statewide scaling

By |2018-05-07T09:46:55-05:00May 7th, 2018|Categories: News Releases, Topics|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on UNL mental health treatment via telehealth receiving Fearless Grant Wednesday