News — Board and Members News
The Executive Office of Health and Human Services late Tuesday afternoon announced the 21 individuals who will serve on the Duals Demonstration Implementation Council, which will play a key role in monitoring access to health care and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), tracking quality of services, providing support and input to EOHHS, and promoting accountability and transparency.
The state has scheduled public hearings on Rates for Adult Long-Term Residential Services and Rates for Family Transitional Support Services over the next few weeks.
Providers' Council trainings on promoting self care and preventing burnout, coaching for development, and communicating across differences have been added to the winter training schedule.
Gov. Deval Patrick unveiled his FY '14 budget proposal yesterday. The proposal includes new revenue for several human services programs and some cuts in other areas.
Please help the Providers' Council secure co-sponsors for our 2013-2014 legislative agenda!
Does your organization host opportunities for professional development in human services? Are you looking for ways to announce your events to a wider audience? Then find out more about Training Connection, a new member benefit from the Providers' Council.
State Auditor Suzanne Bump and the Office of the State Auditor held a joint forum with the Providers' Council on Thursday, January 17 at Mass Bay Community College in Wellesley to discuss the audit process, best practices with the UFR and the differences between a state audit and a private CPA audit.
The Providers' Council will hold "Significant Legal and Compliance Considerations in Contracting with ICOs" on January 31.
The Providers' Council has been busy working on its members behalf in 2012.
The Providers' Council and Office of the State Auditor will hold a joint forum on January 17 at Mass Bay Community College.
MassHealth and CMS have agreed to change certain dates for the Duals Demonstration.
Our country endured a terrible tragedy on Friday, December 14. Our thoughts and prayers are with all those in Newtown, Connecticut, particularly the friends, families and neighbors who have endured such a saddening loss. We further extend those thoughts and prayers to everyone across our nation and world who has been affected by this terrible tragedy or violence in the past.
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.