News — Member Benefits
The Providers' Council received notice on Friday, April 12 that EOHHS will annualize the FY '13 Salary Reserve.
Representative David Linsky on Friday filed an amendment to include a $16.6 million Salary Reserve in the FY '14 budget, with more than 75 of his House colleagues co-sponsoring it.
Providers' Council President & CEO Michael Weekes and three Council members testified on Thursday, April 11 in support of legislation that would allow human services organizations and employees to access the Group Insurance Commission.
The Providers' Council will host a seminar on third party billing and corporate compliance on Wednesday, May 1 at the Hogan Center at the College of the Holy Cross.
The Providers' Council and The Caring Force issued the following press release regarding the planned Caring Force rally on April 9.
The Providers' Council hosted its Innovation Forward seminar at the Beechwood Hotel in Worcester on April 3, featuring keynote speaker Travis McCready, vice president of program at The Boston Foundation, and experts in social innovation.
Join the Providers' Council for its upcoming Certificate in Supervision Series, which will begin on April 11 at Eliot Community Human Services' training space in Framingham.
The Center for Social Innovation at Boston College and the Providers' Council released a joint report on social innovation in Massachusetts human services on Monday, March 25.
The Providers' Council and a number of its members testified Tuesday morning on new Family Transitional Support Services rates being proposed by the Executive Office of Health and Human Services under Chapter 257.
On Monday, March 4 the Providers’ Council held a members-only roundtable discussion on the topic of Supporting a Culture of Safety in Human Service Organizations.
The Caring Force, a grassroots advocacy movement started by the Providers' Council, held a statewide meeting in Framingham on Thursday, February 14 where more than 60 people in attendance heard from Rep. David Linsky and members of The Caring Force.
The Providers' Council held a legislative briefing on human services at the State House for House freshmen, other representatives and legislative aides on Wednesday, February 13.
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 Providers' Council and the Association of Developmental Disabilities Providers held a forum on legal and compliance issues when contracting with ICOs.
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.