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Blue Distinction® Centers

Blue Distinction® Centers

Complicated surgeries – and their results – can vary significantly from one hospital to another. You need the facts so you can make smart decisions about where to go for your specialty medical care. Blue Distinction is a special, quality-based designation given to certain hospitals nationwide that deliver proven results for quality care and treatment. Blue Distinction can help you make a smart, objective choice about your hospital or treatment center.

More than 1,600 Blue Distinction hospitals and treatment centers are available nationwide for these types of specialty care:

 Cardiac Care             Complex and Rare Cancers

 Spine Surgery            Knee and Hip Replacements

 Bariatric Surgery       Transplants

Blue Distinction gives you the tools and resources you need to seek better overall results for complex surgeries, treatments and procedures. And, we’ve made it easy to locate the Blue Distinction Centers near you. Just use the Blue Distinction Center Finder or call the toll-free customer service number on the back of your member ID card. When it comes down to getting specialty care, BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee is here to help you find safe, quality care and facilities whenever you need them most.


What is BlueAccess?
BlueAccess enables you to view up-to-date policy and claim information in a secure online environment.

Find Out More

Watch a special Blue Distinction video, use an interactive map to find Blue Distinction Centers in your state, or read more  about proven quality and safety results from these hospitals.