Thank you for enrolling with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts!
Now that you have received your welcome letter confirming your participation, be sure to complete these important tasks.
Go to our homepage and click Register.
Completing the registration process gives you access to contractual updates, eTools, your fee schedule, and more. Once you are registered, you can also have your billing agency register so they can use our site to work on your behalf. Learn how.
Get Provider Central registration information and web tips or call our Provider Self-Service team at 1-800-771-4097.
You can check eligibility and benefits at no cost using ConnectCenter. No additional password is required. Please note: once you have completed your Provider Central registration, wait 15 minutes before performing real-time transactions (and one business day for claim submission) to allow our systems to update.
If you’ve tried using ConnectCenter, but still need help with a member’s benefits, you can contact Provider Service.
You can check dental eligibility and benefits at no cost using Dental Connect for Providers. Dental Connect is available both for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts-participating providers and providers who participate in our national GRID+ network. With this eTool, you can:
Important: If you are not currently registered for Dental Connect, you can register at Change Healthcare’s website. Enter partner code BCMA01DPS (this important step enables Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts to sponsor your monthly fees for this service).
Here’s some information on ways you can submit claims to us. Our Claim Submission page gives additional links, plus ways to check the status of your claims.
|To submit claims this way||Here's what you need to know|
|Through a direct connection with Blue Cross (medical and dental providers)||If you use a system that outputs HIPAA-compliant files, then a direct connection with us may be a good option. You’ll get quick turnaround on your claims and direct-for-Blue Cross messages. To learn more, log in and go to eTools>Direct Connection.|
|Electronically using a tool we offer at no cost to you (for 1500 claims only)||We offer Direct Data Entry in ConnectCenter through this website at no additional cost to you.|
|Through a clearinghouse||Contact our EDI support team to help you get started. Email EDISupport@bcbsma.com.|
With Payspan, you get online Provider Payment and Provider Detail Advisories that outline our payments to you.
Here are some resources to help you get started.
You’ll want to refer to these policies:
Log in to Provider Central and go to Office Resources>Billing & Reimbursement>Fee Schedules.
We are required by law to keep our provider directories, Find a Doctor & Estimate Costs, current and up-to-date, including whether you are accepting new patients. Your updates are critical, so members have your most current information. Please review your information quarterly.
If you need to make changes, follow the instructions on our Maintaining & Changing Status pages.