The Joint Program at University Orthopaedic Center has been designated as a Blue Distinction Center for Knee and Hip Replacement SM by the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association (BCBSA). Blue Distinction Centers for Knee and Hip Replacement® demonstrate an expertise in quality care, resulting in better overall outcomes for patients, by meeting objective clinical measures developed with input from expert physicians and medical organizations.

Blue Distinction Centers for Specialty Care were created to provide Blue Cross Blue Shield members and their physicians with a credible, easily identifiable means of selecting facilities that meet their individual health care needs. The designations are based on rigorous, evidence-based, objective selection criteria established in collaboration with physicians’ and medical organizations’ recommendations.

Detailed information about additional selection criteria can be found at the Blue Distinction website.

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