Quality Recognitions Bariatric Accreditations and Certifications Our Commitment to Quality Mission Weight Management is a nationally accredited bariatric program that provides the highest level of quality weight management care to our patients. ASMBS Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence®* Mission Hospital has earned the ASMBS Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence®, which recognizes surgical programs with a demonstrated track record of favorable outcomes in bariatric surgery. Blue Distinction Center for Bariatric Surgery®** BlueCross BlueShield companies award this distinction to centers with a proven track record for patient safety, consistent delivery of quality care and favorable outcomes in bariatric surgery performed for morbid obesity. OPTUMHealth Bariatric Surgery Network For more than 20 years, OPTUMHealth has reviewed healthcare providers who specialize in costly, complex and catastrophic conditions. Annually, this insurance provider conducts a rigorous evaluation process of medical centers throughout the country. Its evaluation criteria are developed in conjunction with a national panel of industry professionals and practitioners. Cigna 3-Star Quality Bariatric Center *Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence® is a registered trademark of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS). Used by permission of ASMBS. All rights reserved. **Designation as a Blue Distinction Center® means a facility’s overall experience and aggregate data meet objective criteria established in collaboration with expert clinician and leading professional organization recommendations. Individual outcomes may vary. To find out which services are covered under your policy at any facility, please call your local Blue Cross Blue Shield Plan. Call your provider before making an appointment to verify the most current information on network participation and Blue Distinction status. Neither Blue Cross Blue Shield Association nor any of its Licensees are responsible for any damages, losses or non-covered charges that may result from using Blue Distinction or other provider finder information or receiving care from a Blue Distinction or other provider.