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Facing Complicated Treatment or Surgery?

Choose a Blue Distinction Center of Excellence ur Opinion

Complicated surgeries – and their results – can vary from one hospital to the next. So, do your homework. Make sure you choose your hospital based on high care standards and treatment results.

Blue Distinction is a special, quality-based designation given to certain hospitals nationwide that consistently deliver proven results for quality care and treatment. With Blue Distinction, you can make a smart, objective choice about where to go for your specialty medical care

More than 1,600 Centers Nationwide

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

Chosen for Quality and Results

BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee is here to help you find safe, quality care and facilities whenever you need them most. Our Blue Distinction program gives you the tools and resources you need to seek better overall results for complex surgeries, treatments and procedures.*

Find One Near You

We’ve made it easy to locate the Blue Distinction Centers near you. Just go to and click on Blue Distinction under Learn About. You’ll find an interactive map that helps you find a Blue Distinction hospital or treatment center, plus more details on how to make a smart choice when facing complicated care. Still have questions? Just call the Customer Service number on your member ID card.

*Covered benefits remain subject to your plan coverage and your chosen network. Check your benefit materials for details.