Blue Physician Recognition (BPR)

Blue Cross network physicians who have achieved certain quality recognitions will have a Blue Physician Recognition (BPR) indicator displayed next to their names in the network directory, and on the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association’s Blue National Doctor & Hospital Finder.

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana network physicians who have met at least one of the following recognitions will receive a BPR indicator:

  • American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM) Maintenance of Certification
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Performance Improvement Module
  • American Board of Surgery Maintenance of Certification
  • The Consortium of Southeastern Hypertension Control (COSEHC)
  • Quality Blue Primary Care (QBPC)
  • Select National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) programs:
    • Pain Recognition Program, Diabetes Physician Recognition Program, Heart/Stroke Recognition Program, Physician Practice Connection-Patient Centered Medical Home and Physician Practice Connection Program