Community Based Services -   Contracting to Provide Services

Community Based Services follows the policies and protocols of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission when contracting with either individuals or organizations to provide services to individuals living with traumatic brain injury. Community Based Services usually uses a Request for Response ( or “RFR”) process to evaluate a provider’s qualifications and either 1) establishes a pool of providers that Community Based Services may draw from to develop contractual service provision relationships or 2) develop a contractual relationship with a specific provider.

All Community Based Services contract solicitations are posted on the Internet-based Commonwealth of Massachusetts Procurement Access and Solicitation System also known as CommBuys.  This website contains the Commonwealth’s procurement regulations, forms and database of contracting opportunities for not only the Statewide Head Injury Program but any state agency.  To view open RFR’s, visit the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission section of CommBuys at:


Of interest to providers…..

MRC Provider Services Standards  pdf format of mrc-provider-service-standards-final-april 2013.pdf
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Attachment A - Waiver Service Definitions  pdf format of Attachment A
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Waiver Services Table - Attachment B  pdf format of Waiver Services Table - Attachment B

MRC Practices, Policies and Procedures  pdf format of MRC Practices, Policies and Procedures
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Obtain information by calling (617) 204-3852 or toll-free (in Massachusetts only) 1-800-223-2559. TTY: (617) 204-3817. Or send an e-mail to

This information is provided by the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission.