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Blue High Performance Network Providers
The Blue High Performance NetworkSM (BlueHPNSM) includes the following Blue Cross-contracted providers. You can use our Find A Doctor tool to check a provider’s BlueHPN status. More information about this network is available on our BlueHPN webpage and our BlueHPN FAQs.
|All ground and air ambulance providers regardless of location.
|All preferred ancillary providers within the MSA. The following are included: audiologists, chiropractors, physical therapists, occupational therapists and speech language pathologists.
|Ambulatory Surgery Centers (ASC)
|All ASCs within the MSA.
|All dialysis centers within the state of Alabama.
|Durable Medical Equipment (DME) Suppliers
|All DME suppliers regardless of location.
|Home Health, Home Infusion and Hospice Providers
|All Home Health, Home Infusion and Hospice providers within the state of Alabama.
|All Preferred Medical Laboratories regardless of location and all Preferred Physician Laboratories within the MSA.
|Long-Term Care Facilities
|Specialty/free-standing long-term care facilities within the MSA.
|Mental Health Providers
|All behavioral health providers within the state of Alabama. The following are included: Clinical Nurse Specialists, Psychiatrists, Clinical Psychologists, Nurse Practitioners, Licensed Clinical Social Workers, Licensed Professional Counselors and Behavior Analysts.
|Mental Health Substance Abuse Inpatient Facilities
|Specialty/free-standing behavioral health facilities inside and outside of the MSA; and short-term acute care hospitals with behavioral health units within the MSA that meet HPN designation criteria.
|All physician extenders part of a preferred network within the MSA. The following are included: certified registered nurse practitioners, certified nurse midwives, certified registered nurse anesthetists, physician assistants and physician assistants/surgical assistants. The HPN does not include UAB and Health Services Foundation physician extenders.
|All Primary Care Select Network physicians within the MSA; all OB-GYN Select Network providers within the MSA; and all Specialists within the MSA. The HPN does not include UAB and Health Services Foundation physicians.
|Specialty/free-standing rehabilitation facilities within the MSA; and short-term acute care hospitals with inpatient rehabilitation units within the MSA that meet HPN designation criteria.
|Short-Term Acute Care Hospitals
|The following Short-Term Acute Care Hospitals are included for 2023:
• Bibb Medical Center
• St. Vincent's Birmingham
• St. Vincent's Blount
• St. Vincent's Chilton
• St. Vincent's East
• St. Vincent's St. Clair
Note: It is important that providers refer BlueHPN members to in-network hospitals to ensure they have benefits.
|Skilled Nursing Facilities
|Free-standing skilled nursing facilities within the MSA; and short-term acute care hospitals with skilled nursing facilities within the MSA that meet HPN designation criteria.
|The following Specialty Hospitals are included:
• UAB Callahan Eye Hospital
• Children’s of Alabama
• Fox Army Health Center
• Lyster Army Health Clinic
• VA Medical Center – Birmingham
• VA Medical Center – Tuscaloosa
• VA Medical Center – Montgomery/Tuskegee
|Blue Distinction Center for Transplant designated facilities regardless of location.