Blue Cross & Blue Shield Distinction to Look at Cost, PCMHs, ACOs
Blue Distinction Centers for Specialty Care will now recognize hospitals for achieving cost-efficiency measures and more robust quality measures, according to the news release. BCBSA is recognizing more than 185 facilities as Blue Distinction Centers for their quality and more than 460 as Blue Distinction Centers+ for their quality and cost-efficiency in delivering specialty care, according to the news release.
In addition, The Blues are expanding its recognition program to PCMHs and ACOs with its Blue Distinction Total CareSM designation, which will include quality, efficiency and patient experience measures.
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