Our centers of excellence program is called Blue Distinction Centers for Specialty Care®.
The Blue Distinction Specialty Care designation recognizes health care facilities and other providers that demonstrate proven expertise in delivering safe, effective and cost-efficient care for select specialty areas. This program assists consumers in finding quality specialty care nationwide while encouraging health care providers to improve the overall quality and delivery of specialty care.
Blue Distinction Center programs include:
- Bariatric surgery
- Cardiac care
- Cancer care
- Cellular immunotherapy (CAR-T)
- Fertility care
- Gene therapy – ocular disorders
- Knee and hip replacements
- Maternity care
- Spine surgery
- Substance use treatment and recovery
To locate health care facilities and other providers currently designated as Blue Distinction Centers, use the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association Blue Distinction Center Finder.
Blue Distinction Center designations are subject to change. For more information, visit the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association website.
For more information, refer to: