News — Board and Members News
The Patrick administration announced today they would release the Salary Reserve.
Nuance Leadership Founder Drew Dudley delivered an inspirational message at the Providers' Council's 37th Annual Convention & Expo on Wednesday, November 28, 2012.
The Providers' Council was proud to bring together more than 100 members for a forum with experts from Public Consulting Group (PCG) and Hub Strategies to discuss the future of human service delivery systems. Below are resources that the Council and PCG developed earlier this year looking at trends in the human services sector that may be of interest to attendees or those who were unable to attend.
The Providers' Council's forum on "ACOs, ICOs and the Future of Human Services" is nearly at capacity and the last day to register to the event will be Monday, October 22.
Speaker of the House Robert DeLeo received an award from the Providers' Council on Friday, September 28.
The original deadline for the Clubhouse Request for Responses deadline was Sunday, September 30, but the Department of Mental Health has moved that deadline to Friday, October 12.
Join the Providers' Council, Public Consulting Group and Hub Strategies for a forum on ACOs, ICOs and the future of human services on October 24 at Plymouth Church in Framingham.
Department of Public Health Commissioner John Auerbach announced his resignation on Monday, September 17.
The Providers' Council is moving from 250 Summer St. to our new office at 88 Broad St. in Boston.
The Providers' Council will be moving to 88 Broad St., Boston, MA 02210 starting on Thursday, Sept. 14. Due to the move, we will be closed for business on Friday, Sept. 15, but will do our best to respond to any inquiries we receive at our earliest convenience. We have an assortment of office furniture, technology, and other items available for donation. See what they are and contact us with any questions or to request to pick them up!
The Providers' Council has a full training calendar for the remainder of 2012. Learn how you or your colleagues can receive training from the Providers' Council.
The Conference Committee charged with negotiating the differences between the House and Senate budget proposals just reported out its compromise budget, it includes a $20 million annualized Salary Reserve!
Nearly 170 board members of community-based human services organizations sent a letter to House Speaker Robert DeLeo on Monday afternoon, asking him to agree with a portion of the Senate's budget proposal that would create a $20 million Salary Reserve fund for low-paid workers.
The Providers' Council commissioned a report on Trends in the Human Service Landscape that will be released in the coming weeks. The report, completed by Public Consulting Group, discusses many of the major trends in the human services sector, including an increase in participant-directed care (also known as consumer-centric care or self-directed care) models and a rise in accountable care organizations. Two-page summaries on these two report highlights are now available.
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.