Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield has recognized MercyOne with multiple Blue Distinction Centers+ designations, as part of the Blue Distinction Spine Surgery and Knee and Hip Replacement programs. Awarded recipients for Blue Distinction Centers for Spine Surgery include MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center, MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center and Mercy Iowa City. Awarded recipients for Blue Distinction Centers for Knee and Hip Replacement include MercyOne Cedar Falls, MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center, MercyOne Siouxland, MercyOne Waterloo, MercyOne West Des Moines and Mercy Iowa City.