Blue Distinction Centers® Recognized experience in specialty care
The Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association’s (BCBSA) Blue Distinction program gives you access to quality-of-care information to help you make educated decisions about the specialty care you receive. The Blue Distinction Center designation identifies facilities that:
- have extensive experience in one or more categories of specialty care;
- meet rigorous quality standards;
- consistently demonstrate positive care results.
What is specialty care?
Specialty care includes:
- weight loss (bariatric) surgery
- cardiac care
- treatment for complex and rare cancers
- knee and hip replacement
- spine surgery
- transplant services
Find a Blue Distinction Center
Facilities that have attained the Blue Distinction Center designation will be marked in the online participating provider directory.
For a complete listing of the more than 400 Blue Distinction Centers for specialty care nationwide, including those within the Independence Blue Cross provider network, please visit the BCBSA website.
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