Blue Distinction® Centers for Bariatric Surgery

Blue Distinction® Centers and Blue Distinction® Centers+ for Bariatric Surgery offer a full range of bariatric surgery care, including:

  • surgical
  • post-op
  • outpatient follow-up
  • and patient education

These centers have lower complication rates and fewer readmissions.

DIRECTORY OF BLUE DISTINCTION® CENTERS and BLUE DISTINCTION® CENTERS+ FOR
BARIATRIC SURGERY
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PROGRAM SELECTION CRITERIA FOR BARIATRIC SURGERY PDF Document

Blue Distinction® Centers for Bariatric Surgery, along with the Blue Distinction® Centers for Cardiac Care, Blue Distinction® Centers for Knee and Hip Replacement, Blue Distinction® Centers for Maternity Care, Blue Distinction® Centers for Spine Surgery and Blue Distinction® Centers for Transplants are a key part of our efforts to work with doctors and facilities to improve the overall quality, and resulting affordability of specialty care.

Note: Designation as Blue Distinction Centers means these facilities' overall experience and aggregate data met objective criteria established in collaboration with expert clinicians' and leading professional organizations' recommendations. Individual outcomes may vary. To find out which services are covered under your policy at any facility, please call the customer service phone number on the back of your Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois member ID card.