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When you enroll as a provider with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, you'll be part of the largest network in the state.

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Step 1: Get credentialed

To become a provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, you need to be credentialed. This process verifies the licenses and qualifications of a provider and ensures that they meet the state requirements for health care. You may have rights during the credentialing process (PDF)

For professional providers

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan doesn't directly handle credentialing for providers. In order to complete the process, visit There you'll receive the NPI number you need for enrollment.

For hospitals and facilities

We handle the credentialing process for hospitals and facilities. You'll do this in step three. Follow the steps and we’ll let you know when your credentialing is complete.

For dental providers

Please refer to the Blue Dental Provider Summary Guide (PDF)  or frequently asked questions (PDF) for credentialing, network enrollment and changes based on your network participation.


During the credentialing or recredentialing process, you can ask questions about the status of your application, ask to review information submitted to support your application and correct anything in error by calling us at 1-800-822-2761.

Step 2: Required checklists

We want to make this process as easy as possible. Use these checklists to make sure you have everything you need before you start.

Professional Enrollment Required Document Checklist (PDF)

Facility Enrollment Required Document Checklist (PDF)

Step 3: Prepare to enroll

Now that you have everything on your checklist, you'll answer a series of questions to put together the forms you'll need to enroll. These forms and your required documents make up your enrollment application. Download them, fill out the PDFs electronically, then print them and fax them to us.

It can take us up to 90 days to review your enrollment application. You'll receive a letter to let you know that you have successfully enrolled. If your enrollment application is incomplete, you may receive a letter to let you know why your application has been delayed.

Some professional provider and allied group administrators can make changes using our Provider Enrollment and Change Self-Service tool. Learn more in our self-service FAQ

Read about CAQH Supplemental Enrollment for our pilot members only who are practicing delegates.

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Guides for new providers

If you've recently enrolled with Blue Cross or Blue Care Network, we've created some guides just for you. Learn how to work with us and complete common tasks.

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Still have questions?

Whether you need help filing a claim or checking your patient's benefits, we can connect you with the right contact.