MACSP Events

Registration Open!

2019 New England
Provider Summit

November 6th – 7th


Sheraton Portsmouth Harborside Hotel
250 Market Street
Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Registration Includes:

  • Conference Fee for Both Days
  • Reception on Day One hosted by Gold Sponsor, Mutual of America
  • Continental Breakfast, Lunch, and Snacks on Day Two
  • Paid Parking

$199 for MACSP members, self-advocates, families
$249 Non-MACSP member

Disability Service Providers from all over New England (and beyond) will come together for this day and a half long event.

November 6th — Afternoon Session

(Attendees select one of the following Sessions to Attend)

  1. Coming Your Way Soon – Fee-For Service May Soon be a Thing of the Past – Learn from 3 experts about Value-Based Purchasing, Alternate Payment Methodologies, and Pay-For-Performance
    Presenters: Mark Davis – President and CEO of PAR – Pennsylvania Advocacy and Resources for Autism and Intellectual Disabilities; Paul Saucier – Director of Maine/DHHS, Office of Aging and Disability Services; Olivia Alford – Director of Value-Based Purchasing, Maine/DHHS, Office of MaineCare Services
  2. Overview of the CMS Community Settings Rule – The Why, the What and the When!
    Presenters: TBA
  3. Introduction to Supported Decision-Making: From Justice to Jenny to Justice For All – What was this landmark Supreme Court Case all about and how might it affect you?
    Presenter: Jonathan Martinis, Esq., J.D. – Senior Director for Law and Policy, Burton Blatt Institute of Syracuse University

Post-Conference Reception hosted by
Gold Sponsor, Mutual of America

Link to Mutual of America's website.

November 7th — All Day

Round Table Discussions on issues such as:

  • Community Settings Rule
  • EVV and other Unfunded Mandates
  • Technology from A – Z
  • Workforce Challenges: Recruitment, Retention and More
  • Legislative Successes and Challenges and who were the Champions?
  • DSP Credentialing, State-Mandated Qualifications and Training, and Recognition
  • Rate Setting and Budgeting

ANCOR Updates:

  • Donna Martin, ANCOR Director of State Partnerships and Projects will update on what is trending across the country: from Litigation to Legislation, from Wages to Worries, from Employment to EVV
  • ANCOR’s Government Relations Staff will give a National Update on Capitol Hill Activity

Bonus Presentation from Gold Sponsor, Solana

Data Strategies to Reduce DSP Turnover with Doug Nafziger, CEO

Link to Solana website.