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Employer Updates

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Recent Updates
  • August 21, 2020 - We have made the decision to extend our waiver of member cost share for medically appropriate in-network COVID-19 testing and treatment through Dec. 31, 2020. See full update » 
    • Our address for mailing premium payments has changed. To ensure your group clients’ payments are processed in a timely manner, payments should be mailed to:
      Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska
      PO Box 2638
      Omaha, NE 68103-2638
      More details »
    • Preventive messaging and a Save to PDF function have been added to the provider finder and cost estimator. More information »
  • July 17, 2020 - Help us better understand your health plan needs. Take this 10 minute survey to share your feedback. Take survey
  • June 26, 2020 - The IRS announced the contribution limits for 2021 HSAs.  Download the HSA and HDHP FAQ flier »
  • Join a live webinar on Wednesday, July 15 to learn how to empower employees to improve their vision health.  Register now »
  • June 19, 2020 - BCBSNE will not require approval for member to receive flu shots if the provider administrating the shot is in-network effective Jan. 1, 2021.
    • Effective Jan. 1, 2021, fully-insured and BlueFlex groups will need to use a wellness vendor to provide biometric screenings and will need to pay the vendor directly.
    • Effective Jan. 1, 2021, for self-funded groups, BCBSNE will cover biometric screenings with prior approval. To obtain approval, please complete and return the Request to Cover Biometric Screenings form
  • June 5, 2020 - Register for a demo of health and wellness discount program. Register now »
  • Apr. 10, 2020 - Our address for mailing premium payments has changed. To ensure your group clients’ payments are processed in a timely manner, payments should be mailed to:
    Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska
    PO Box 2638
    Omaha, NE 68103-2638
  • March 10, 2020 - We wanted to let you know how we are responding to help you and your employees access needed medical care related to the coronavirus outbreak. Visit NebraskaBlue.com/Coronavirus for more information »
  • Feb. 7, 2020 - New Preferred Centers, formally known as Centers of Excellence, are the preferred destination for members in need of total knee or hip replacements. Learn about Preferred Centers »
  • Oct. 18, 2019 - Columbus Community Hospital will be part of our Centers of Excellence program starting Jan. 1, 2020. Learn about Centers of Excellence »
  • Oct. 11, 2019 - Many plans moved to PDL 40 on July 1, or upon renewal thereafter. Read about how this impacts your employees. Learn more »
  • Oct. 3, 2019 - Creditable Coverage notices need to be sent by Oct. 15, 2019. Read more »
  • Sept. 13, 2019 - Returned member ID cards for ALL GROUPS will be given to group leaders to distribute to their employees. This is to ensure all members receive their ID cards. Read More »
    • Reminder of termination of fully insured groups with unpaid invoices. Read More »
  • Aug. 2, 2019 - There's a new facility in Millard that is out-of-network. Read More »
  • July 12, 2019 - Manage Your Health Care emails will be sent to employees with myBlue accounts on the third Thursday of every month: July 18, Aug. 15, Sept. 19, Oct. 17, Nov. 21 and Dec. 19. You will be notified a week prior to these emails being sent.
  • June 28, 2019 - Receive up to 35% off Garmin wearables and accessories through the Blue365 program. View flier »
  • June 7, 2019 - Manage Your Health Care Guide includes "Avoiding the ER this summer." See Toolkit »
  • May 10, 2019 - Manage Your Health Care Guide includes "Understanding Preauthorizations." See Toolkit »
  • May 1, 2019 - New ID cards, group and roll numbers, and increased flexibility are coming with our upgraded claims and membership platform, HealthRules. Read More »
  • Apr. 19, 2019 - We are hosting Medicare Age-In seminars for group employees. See Dates »
  • Apr. 5, 2019 - View the changes being made as BCBSNE switches to HealthRules. Read More »
  • Mar. 8, 2019 - Manage Your Health Care includes "Pharmacy Benefits & Preparing Your Taxes." See Toolkit »
  • Feb. 8, 2019 - Manage Your Health Care Guide includes "Know Where to Go For Care." See Toolkit »
  • Jan. 11, 2019 - Enhanced diabetes management program available now. See What's New »
  • Jan. 2019 - New Manage Your Health Care plan for 2019.  See Toolkit »
  • Dec. 14, 2018 - Manage Your Health Care Playbook includes "Estimate 2019 Costs." See Toolkit »
  • Nov. 16, 2018 - The Manage Your Health Care Playbook includes "Preparing for Next Year." See Toolkit »
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