News — Board and Members News
The Providers' Council held a forum on participant-directed care on Tuesday, March 20 at Plymouth Church in Framingham, where a panel of experts discussed one of the major aspects of the March 2011 report Trends in the Human Service Landscape. Completed by Public Consulting Group and comissioned by the Providers' Council, the report discussed several trends in human services, including the participant-directed -- or consumer-centric -- model of care.
Attorney General Martha Coakley met with the Providers' Council Board of Directors on Wed., November 2, 2011 to discuss her office and answer questions from providers.
The Providers' Council and two member organizations presented testimony on Tuesday, October 25 on House Bill 1191, An Act Relative to Access to Health Insurance for Human Service Providers and their Employees.
Nearly 240 nonprofits, many of them Providers' Council members, have signed onto a letter to Senator John Kerry, a member of the "supercommittee," asking him to protect the tax deduction for charitable giving that benefits so many nonprofits. The Providers' Council sent its own letter -- as well as the list of nonprofits -- to the senator on Monday, Oct. 17.