Case Study : Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Nebraska ( Bcbsne )

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This week I began my 6-week internship at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE). The first day was a common orientation for all new employees, internally denoted to as the “onboarding process” where all employees are told they matter. This full-day session communicates the core mission, vision and goals of BCBSNE, organizational structure, operating objectives, and workplace culture. BCBSNE is a not-for-profit health insurance company that is focused on collaboration to find the best solution for their customers; in other words, they are customer-focused. Since the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), many changes to the health insurance market required a change in the organizational structure and culture of BCBSNE. Through partnerships with providers, the goals of BCBSNE are to be responsive, accountable, minimize errors, and decrease costs – all components of the ACA. BCBSNE has strategically aligned their goals to those of the government-mandated goals, and implemented them at all levels of the organization, making them competitive in the health insurance market. I found this very fascinating: I was very excited after day one!

BCBSNE’s mission is to “led the way in supporting patient-centered care” by “getting the results that matter” to customers, and their visions is to establish a health care world without confusion that adds more good years to people’s lives”. They view their role as wider than providing…
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