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How to Get Involved

If you are interested in doing business with IlliniCare Health as a BEP Certified organization in the State of Illinois, please follow the steps below. You can also find this information on our IlliniCare Health BEP Certification Flyer (PDF).

  1. Verify Eligibility

    In order to quality as a BEP Certified vendor in Illinois, your business must meet each of the following criteria:


    • Be at least 51% owned and controlled by a minority, woman, or person with a disability.
    • Be owned by a citizen of the United States or a resident alien.
    • Have annual gross sales of less than $75 million.
  2. Submit Application for Certification

    If you determine your business meets the BEP eligibility requirements, visit Illinois BEP Overview & Application for information on the certification process.

  3. Notify IlliniCare Health

    Once you become BEP Certified, please email us at so that we can begin promoting your business as a BEP Certified vendor.


If you have questions or need assistance throughout your application process, email us at!