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FAQs

  • How does a diverse business establish a relationship with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts?
  • Registration is a prerequisite for applying for potential procurement opportunities. Certified diverse businesses can register by visiting our registration site. Register now.

    After you have completed your registration and included copies of your certifications, you will receive an email that includes a username and temporary password. Please establish a new password and use your username and password to access your profile in the future.

  • What information do I need in order to register?
  • The following information must be submitted to ensure that your registration is activated:

    1. Contact information
    2. Company description
    3. NAICS/commodity codes
    4. Company information, including a tax identification number and annual sales information
    5. References
    6. Proof of certification from one of these organizations:

  • Once my registration is activated, who within Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts will have access to my company information?
  • The Supplier Diversity team and the Procurement division. Information you submit is password protected.

  • Does registration ensure that I will be able to do business with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts?
  • No, not necessarily. Submitting a completed registration guarantees that your company will have a profile stored in our Supplier Diversity vendor database. When there is a sourcing opportunity, we use the database to search for suppliers.

    Because the vendor database is our primary resource when sourcing, it is important that you keep this information current. We will contact you to participate in the request for proposal (RFP) process when there is a match between a procurement opportunity and your company's products and/or services.

  • Does Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts have a Tier 2 program for subcontractors?
  • We encourage participation in our Tier 2 program. When use of a subcontractor is possible, we ask prime vendors to make good faith efforts to provide certified minority and women-owned businesses the opportunity to participate in the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts contract. Every quarter, prime vendors are required to submit quarterly reports showing compliance with good faith effort requirements.

  • Whom should I contact to learn more about the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Supplier Diversity and Tier 2 programs?
  • Contact our Business Relations and Supplier Diversity department at supplierdiversity@bcbsma.com.

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