Blue Distinction® Centers Benefit Differential Product
Blue Distinction Centers (BDC) and Blue Distinction Centers Plus (BDC+) Benefit Differential product allows employers to structure benefits in a way that encourages employees to seek high quality and cost-effective care from the BDC or BDC+ designated specialty care programs. Blue Distinction Centers are designated hospitals that demonstrate expertise in delivering patient care safely and effectively for select specialty care procedures.
The Blue Distinction Center for Specialty Care Program focuses on quality of care. Blue Distinction Center Plus for Specialty Care Program focuses on efficiency and quality of care. These programs cover 10 specialty areas.