PROGRAMS Blue Distinction Specialty Care

Blue Distinction® Specialty Care recognizes health care facilities and providers that demonstrate proven expertise in delivering high-quality, effective and cost-efficient care for select specialty areas.

Nationally, the program includes 11 areas:

  • Bariatric surgery
  • Cancer care
  • Cardiac care
  • Cellular immunotherapy – CAR-T
  • Fertility care
  • Gene therarpy – ocular disorders
  • Knee and hip replacement
  • Maternity care
  • Spine surgery
  • Substance use treatment and recovery
  • Transplants

Blue Distinction Centers have a proven history of delivering better quality and results, such as fewer complications and lower readmission rates, than those without these recognitions. For more information, please visit the Blue Distinction page.

Source: Blue Cross Blue Shield Association


Alina Pabin
Director, Health Care Value National Solutions

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