Blue Distinction programs designate providers across the country that have met a consistent set of quality and cost criteria. Blue Plans can use the Blue Distinction designation when designing benefits for employers.
|Total Care recognizes doctors and hospitals nationwide for their efforts in coordinating total patient care. Programs that receive the Blue Distinction Total Care designation incorporate patient-centered and data-driven practices to better coordinate care and improve the quality, safety, and affordability of care.
|Blue Distinction Specialty Care recognizes facilities and providers that have demonstrated expertise in delivering specialty care through the Blue Distinction Centers® designation. Facilities and providers that have shown expertise and cost-efficiency in delivering specialty care are designated as Blue Distinction Centers+. These designations are available for the following specialty care areas:
Applying for Blue Distinction
We will invite eligible facilities to apply for Blue Distinction during designation cycles set by the Blue Cross Association.