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NASHVILLE, TN JANUARY 22, 2020 – Cumberland Heights is proud to announce it has become the only addiction treatment center in the state of Tennessee to achieve the national Blue Distinction Center designation given by Blue Cross Blue Shield.
The program recognizes providers that demonstrate expertise in delivering quality specialty care in a way that is safe, effective and cost efficient. The goal of the program, according to Blue Cross Blue Shield, is to help consumers find both higher quality and more affordable healthcare for their specialty care needs, while providing a credible foundation on which employers may customize their employee benefits. Designations are awarded based on criteria that support delivery of timely, coordinated, multi-disciplinary, evidence-based care with a focus on quality improvement and patient-centered care.
The designation for Cumberland Heights comes on the heels
of another big announcement. Late last month our facility became the first addiction treatment center in Tennessee, and one of the first in the nation, to achieve certification by the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM).
“Both the Blue Distinction designation and the ASAM certification are big honors and affirms our dedication to provide the highest level of care to our patients and their families. We take pride in carrying on traditions created here more than 50 years ago, while also being at the forefront of cutting-edge practices to give patients the tools they need to live a life free from addiction,” said CEO Jay Crosson.
About Cumberland Heights
Cumberland Heights’ mission is to transform lives, giving hope and healing to those affected by alcohol or drug addiction. For more than 53 years we’ve helped those struggling rewrite their story and live a life filled with hope.