Nebraska Living E-Newsletter

Member Benefit Spotlights – BASE, Ameritas, and Life Line

BASE will help reduce your out-of-pocket health care premiums! If you are paying for health insurance premiums or out-of-pocket healthcare expenses for yourself and/or employees, BASE can help you qualify for additional health, dental, and vision tax savings. The average savings is $5,900 annually. Whether you are a farmer/rancher, self-employed business owner, or business with multiple employees, BASE has a variety of tax-advantaged plans that could be saving you thousands. Speak with a BASE representative at (866) 550- 5525 or visit www.baseonline.com/landing/nefarmbureau.asp for more information.


Ameritas Group: Dental and Vision

Nebraska Farm Bureau members have access to fully insured dental and vision plans at a discounted rate through Ameritas Group, a division of Ameritas Life Insurance Corp.

The dental program offers two plans (Low/High) so you can select the coverage that best fits your needs. Both plans offer a great deal of flexibility and allow the insured to choose any dental provider for preventive, basic, and major service care.

Vision insurance is also available through VSP and EyeMed. Both plans offer competitive coverage for eye exams, lenses, frames, and contacts as well as services in and out of network. There a no waiting periods for either vision plan. For more information or to enroll for dental and/or vision coverage visit http://www.gisconline.com/nefb/ or call (800) 747-4472.


Life Line Screening

Farm Bureau members can take advantage of Life Line Screening’s mobile health screening services for a discounted rate of $135 per person. The average cost is $159 per person. That’s a savings of $24 per member!

The Vascular Screening Package includes Carotid Artery, Atrial fibrillation, Peripheral Arterial Disease, Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm and Osteoporosis Screening/Bone Density Test. Not sure what to expect, here’s a short video. Click here for a list of upcoming screening sites. For more information or to schedule an appointment visit www.lifelinescreening.com/NEFB or call (844) 591-7118. When calling use discount code: BDHW233. Walk-in’s are also welcome!

In June 2020, Life Line Community Health Services began providing a No-Cost Home Annual Wellness Consultation by phone to Nebraska Farm Bureau members over the age of 65 with Medicare Part B coverage. It’s a great way to reduce your exposure to the Coronavirus and other illnesses while maintaining your personal healthcare. For members 65+ wanting to schedule a Medicare Part B Annual Wellness visit please call (888) 683-4072 and reference priority code: BNAW-001.  

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