Blue Cross raising rates by 9.9% in Nebraska; Vermont Blues opens online wellness center;

> Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska is raising rates by an average of 9.9 percent for about 80,000 members, with some members seeing hikes as high as 17 percent, the Omaha World-Herald reported. Article

> Blue Cross Blue Shield of Vermont has a new online wellness center, My Blue Health Wellness Center, where members can access interactive tools and resources, including a health log to track biometric data, wellness workshops, meal plans and exercise trackers. Statement    

> UPMC Health Plan is now offering federal employees more options promoting health and wellness, including a healthy lifestyle rewards program that lets members earn money in a health incentive account, reported the Pittsburgh Business Times. Article

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