News — Member Benefits
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Each year, the Council’s board reviews our strategic plan and notes our highlights. Directors requested that we share our progress related to our Five-Point Agenda for Human Service Reform to support your organization in fulfilling its mission.