Vendor &
Supplier Information

Interested in developing a vendor relationship with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts? To become one of our suppliers, you'll start by providing us with information on your organization.

Learn More About Becoming a Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Vendor

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Supplier Diversity

Learn more about the supplier diversity program.

Supplier Diversity

At Blue Cross, we set high standards for the products and services we deliver to our members. We expect the same standard of excellence from our vendors.

Our vendors must:

  • Comply with all federal and state laws, including data privacy laws
  • Conduct business ethically
  • Provide proof of insurance
  • Have a security policy that uses established best practices
  • Provide proof of financial stability
  • Perform background checks on employees that deliver onsite services and have access to our data

For more information, please read our Vendor Guidelines.

Vendor Registration Requirements

To be considered, all potential vendors will need to register and provide the following information:

  • Name of legal entity (include DBA, if applicable)
  • Address of corporate headquarters
  • Sales contact name, phone, and email
  • Yearly revenue
  • Product or service category code(s) from UNSPSC categories
  • Dun & Bradstreet Duns number
  • Tax ID number
  • Minority, Women, Veteran-Owned, LGBT, and Small Business Certification, if applicable

Supplier Diversity Program

The Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Supplier Diversity Program encourages competition in our procurement process, and promotes economic health in the communities we serve.

To support the growth of diverse business enterprises, the Supplier Diversity Program emphasizes the following practices:

  • Inclusion—Developing policies that infuse supplier diversity into all stages of the procurement process. For example, at least one diverse business must compete in all bids or request for proposals (RFPs), where available.
  • Strategic Sourcing—Identifying certified Minority-owned, Women-owned, Veteran-owned, LGBT-owned or small businesses and verifying that they have the experience and expertise to satisfy our business needs.
  • Business Development—Providing mentorship programs and scholarships to help diverse businesses improve and enhance the skills necessary to drive their success and effectively compete for contracts with large corporations.
  • Tier 2—Encouraging our network of consultants, contractors, and suppliers to make good faith efforts to subcontract with certified Minority-owned, Women-owned, Veteran-owned, or LGBT-owned businesses.

Certification Requirements

In order to be eligible for our program, suppliers must provide proof of certification from the following organizations or their regional affiliates:

Ready to take the next step? Send us an email to supplierdiversity@bcbsma.com