The Blue Cross Blue Shield Association is an association of 36 independent, locally operated Blue Cross and/or Blue Shield companies.

Looking for a hospital that provides high quality care for specific procedures? Through the Blue Distinction® Specialty Care program, hospitals are recognized as Blue Distinction Centers for their proven expertise, high quality care and patient results.

Blue Distinction Centers are hospitals recognized for their expertise in delivering specialty care.
Blue Distinction Centers+ are hospitals recognized for their expertise and efficiency in delivering specialty care.


*Blue Distinction Center designation only

**This hospital indicated voluntarily that Radiologists, Anesthesiologists, Pathologists, Hospitalists, and Intensivists who provide services for elective (scheduled) adult procedures related to this Blue Distinction® Specialty Care program are in the local Blue Cross Blue Shield company's BlueCard PPO network.

Availability of Blue Distinction Centers depends on location, provider and policy. For details on a provider’s in-network status or your own policy’s coverage, contact your Blue Cross Blue Shield company and ask your provider before making an appointment. Learn more about the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program or the selection criteria used to evaluate hospitals for the Blue Distinction designation.