bessemer, al -  Despite previous announcements, UAB Medical West is pleased to announce that they have retained a Tier 1 status with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama. A re-scoring was granted after additional information regarding cost, quality and patient experience was issued for review.

“At UAB Medical West, our patients are our number one priority. We will do all that we can to ensure that our community’s health care needs are met,” says Keith Pennington, CEO and President.