News — Member Benefits
The Providers' Council today gave out 13 Awards of Excellence and four Peer Provider Awards at Champions for Change, the Council's 38th Annual Convention & Expo.
Please help out Providers' Council partners by taking two short surveys.
The Providers' Council is pleased to congratulate the winners of the early-bird raffle for our 38th Annual Convention & Expo: Champions for Change, taking place Wednesday, November 6th at the Marriott Copley Place Hotel in Boston.
The next One Care Implementation Council meeting will take place on Friday, October 25.
Learn more about new trainings from the Providers' Council.
The Leadership Initiative aims to grow future leaders of the human services sector and provide a collaborative environment to share ideas and knowledge.
Please see below for an announcement from the Department of Mental Health regarding dialogue sessions it plans to hold in September to discuss Community Based Flexible Supports and the Chapter 257 rate-setting process. Please let Bill Yelenak know if you have questions.
The American Network of Community Options and Resources (ANCOR) has alerted us that thanks to efforts led by U.S. Senators Ben Cardin (D-MD) and Susan Collins (R-ME), the U.S. Senate unanimously approved a resolution designating next week as "National Direct Support Professional Recognition Week." Disability services providers across the country will mark the week by hosting celebrations to honor their direct support professionals.
Today is the last day to register or update your voter registration in time to vote in preliminary elections that are taking place in some cities and town on Sept. 24.
Providers' Council members are invited to nominate a fellow human service agency for its exemplary achievements and honor them with a Peer Provider Award in front of more than 1,000 attendees at the Providers’ Council’s 38th Annual Convention & Expo, Champions for Change, on November 6 at the Marriott Copley Place Hotel in Boston.
The Provider just posted its summer issue to the Members Only section of the Providers' Council's website.
The Certificate in Nonprofit Human Service Management program at Suffolk University has filled to capacity this year, but limited seats are still available in the Clark program.
Each of the states has filed a blueprint for creating a Health Insurance Marketplace (formerly known as the American Health Benefit Exchanges). These Exchanges are projected to be operational on January 1, 2014. Under the regulations, a large employer's potential Shared Responsibility Penalty may be avoided, or postponed, for some group health plans. We expect to continue to be inundated with new guidance and regulations in the coming months as the commencement of State Exchanges nears.
The Caring Force has launched its 2nd Annual "Broadcast Your Love of Human Services" video contest!
The Department of Children & Families informed the Providers' Council on Monday, May 13 that certain decisions have been made in regards to the DCF/DMH Caring Together RFR.
Are you looking to advance your education in a way that's directly related to your career in human services? Attend the Council's information session for our certificate programs in conjunction with Suffolk and Clark universities.
On Wednesday, May 1, the Providers’ Council held a seminar on Third Party Billing and Corporate Compliance at the Hogan Center at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester.
Tomorrow is the deadline to register for our Third Party Billing and Corporate Compliance Seminar, taking place next Wednesday, May 1 in Worcester.