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Web Accessibility

Our goal is to make sure our website is easy to read and use for everyone. This includes anyone with visual, hearing, mental and physical disabilities. We make it our priority to comply with the WCAG 2.0 Level AA and PDF/UA guidelines. 

Plug-ins and File Viewers

You may use the following free tolls to read information on our website:
  • Adobe Reader: Use to read Portable Document Format (PDF) files
  • Microsoft Word: Use to ready Microsoft Word (.doc and .docx) files
  • Microsoft Excel: Use to read Microsoft Excel (.xls and .xlsx) files
  • Zip: use to open zip archives (.zip) files

Supported Browsers for Personal Computers and Mobile Devices

Our site works best with the latest versions of Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Chrome, Firefox and Safari. If you're having problems with your browser, check whether you're using the most up-to-date version.

Cookies

A "cookie" is a small text file a website can use to recognize repeat users. This recognition helps you bypass the plan selection screens and allows Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) to remember you from your last visit. By looking at your cookie, BCBSNE can better organize and allocate resources to improve your browsing experience. Cookies must be turned on in order to fully utilize some of the features of nebraskablue.com.

JavaScript

Our site uses JavaScript to help our users successfully complete quotes and applications as well as use other site features. We recommend you enable JavaScript in your browser.

Tool Bars

If you use a tool bar such as Yahoo or Google bar, please disable it by right clicking directly on the tool bar before you begin the application process. These tools may interfere with clear presentation of the application.

Adobe Reader

You will need  Adobe Reader to download some forms and documents on nebraskablue.com.

Allowing nebraskablue.com Pop-up Windows

If you are having trouble accessing some interactive features of nebraskablue.com, a pop-up blocker or ad blocking software that you may have installed could be the problem.

If you are running a pop-up blocker or ad blocker, please review that product's documentation for instructions on overriding the blocking feature. You may want to ensure that pop-ups on http://www.nebraskablue.com are allowed.

How to allow pop-ups for the browsers supported by nebraskablue.com:
  • In Internet Explorer
    • Go to the browser's Tools menu and select pop-up blocker > pop-up blocker Settings.
    • Enter www.nebraskablue.com and click Add.
  • In Firefox
    • Go to the browser's Tools menu and select Options. In the window that appears, select Content.
    • Uncheck the block pop-up windows option or click Exceptions to add nebraskablue.com to the list of sites that you want to allow to display pop-ups.
  • In Safari
    • Click Safari > Preferences.
    • In the window that displays, click Security.
    • Uncheck block pop-up windows.

Website Security

We have taken steps to protect information collected from our online visitors against unauthorized access and use. All online forms that include information captured from our users are secured using a Secured Socket Layer (SSL), which encrypts the information as it travels from the desktop to our server. We are committed to ensuring transaction security and privacy. We obtain certification from industry-recognized security vendors to ensure that our systems meet security standards. As an additional security measure, we use a firewall to prevent unauthorized access to our site. Site personnel monitor activity logs at regular intervals to look for unauthorized intrusions.

For your protection, please do not send email to us that contain your personal health information. We cannot guarantee the security of these emails before they reach us, in contrast to the security precautions in place when you send us personal information via an online form on this website.