News — Member Benefits
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.
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.