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Business Inclusion Program

At Highmark Health, our mission is to create remarkable health experiences, freeing people to be their best. We work to create mutually beneficial relationships with inclusive suppliers that serve the communities in which our patients, customers, and partners live, learn and work. In so doing we strive to achieve fulfillment of our product and service needs by utilizing an inclusive supply chain which allow us to deliver world class care.

Highmark Health is committed to building relationships with businesses in the communities we serve. We work to consistently increase the utilization of small businesses and other inclusive business enterprises.

Our Business Inclusion Program helps us:

  • Match qualified vendors and providers with the needs of our business.
  • Build long-term business relationships with people who reflect our communities.
  • Create business opportunities for traditionally underrepresented groups.
  • Be more competitive in an inclusive marketplace.

Opportunities span a range of industries and services, including construction, computer hardware and software, office supplies, printing, professional services, promotional products, and temporary staffing. We also work with Sourcing Solutions to expand our supplier pool and build partnerships. We are dedicated to fair and open competition in sourcing.

We accept certifications from the following organizations:

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Certifications and portal registration are not to be considered as a guarantee of conducting business with Highmark. Supplier selection is based on several factors, including pricing, delivery capabilities, service, and innovation.

Supporting inclusion throughout the supply chain

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2023 Business Inclusion Micro-Conference

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Business Inclusion Policy

Business Inclusion Policy

Supplier Code of Conduct

Supplier Code of Conduct

Success Stories

Success Stories