Past Events

Title: CARF 101
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
MCAFC welcomes members to join in a presentation by Pete Hathaway, Employment and Community Services, Managing Director, CARF INTERNATIONAL   to assist in the survey preparation. This is a 1 ½ day workshop geared for those working on CARF accreditation.  Presented by :  
 
Dates:  July 17 (9:00-4:30)
                July 18 (9:00=1:00)
 
Location:  Tempus Unlimited
                600 Technology Center Drive
                Stoughton, MA  02072
                Exit 20A off of Rt. 24
 
Parking is available at both the main and lower lot (after the main building, with Kohls and Smokey Bones on your right).  Please don’t park in our visitor spots.
 
Enter in through the back of the building which is our main entrance.
 
Agenda:
Sign in will be from 8:30-9:00
Day will wrap up by 4:30
An MCAFC Breakfast and Lunch will be provided!
There is no cost to attend. And no registration is required.
Please limit attendance to 1 staff for smaller agencies and 2-3 for the more large agencies.

Title: CARF 101
Tuesday, July 17, 2018
MCAFC welcomes members to join in a presentation by Pete Hathaway, Employment and Community Services, Managing Director, CARF INTERNATIONAL   to assist in the survey preparation. This is a 1 ½ day workshop geared for those working on CARF accreditation.  Presented by :  
 
Dates:  July 17 (9:00-4:30)
                July 18 (9:00=1:00)
 
Location:  Tempus Unlimited
                600 Technology Center Drive
                Stoughton, MA  02072
                Exit 20A off of Rt. 24
 
Parking is available at both the main and lower lot (after the main building, with Kohls and Smokey Bones on your right).  Please don’t park in our visitor spots.
 
Enter in through the back of the building which is our main entrance.
 
Agenda:
Sign in will be from 8:30-9:00
Day will wrap up by 4:30
An MCAFC Breakfast and Lunch will be provided!
There is no cost to attend. And no registration is required.
Please limit attendance to 1 staff for smaller agencies and 2-3 for the more large agencies.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Title: MCAFC Meeting
Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Location: 95 Speen St. Natick, MA

We are excited to see everyone tomorrow for our Regularly Scheduled AFC meeting tomorrow at the Natick Elks Lodge.

Our budget language was not accepted into the Senate Budget, however we are filing an amendment, with more details and legislative action coming very soon.

Tomorrow's Agenda:
9:30- Table Discussions and Networking
10:00- Regular meeting: NPI updates, Prior Authorization, June Annual Meeting, Accreditation, and so much more!
 
We look forward to seeing you all!

Title: MCAFC Meeting
Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Welcome, the next regularly schedule Mass AFC Council meeting is on April 18, 2018.

Location: 95 Speen St. Natick, MA

Here is the outline for the day:
9:30-10  Networking and table talks
10-11:30 General meeting with updates with recent changes and bulletins, Legislative Action, and more
11:30-12:30 CARF representative
 

Looking forward to seeing you all!

 

 


Title: MCAFC Meeting
Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Location: 95 Speen St. Natick, MA


Title: MCAFC Meeting
Wednesday, February 21, 2018

We are pleased to announce the schedule for our regularly scheduled AFC Council meeting on February 21, 2018.  It will be a big day, but full of information!

The agenda is:

9:30-10:00 :  meeting, light refreshments, and table discussions
10:00-10:30 :  Regular brief meeting
10:30:  MASS HEALTH will be in the meeting (Confirmed)
12:00: Pizza and salad will be provided
12:30-2:00 : Representatives from NCQA will be presenting on the Accreditation process
2:30- 4:00: Representatives from COA will be presenting on their Accreditation process

Location: 95 Speen St. Natick, MA

 


Title: CANCELLED: MCAFC Meeting
Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Due to the Winter Warning for most of the state our regularly scheduled meeting is cancelled.  Our next meeting is scheduled for February 21, 2018.

 

 

 

 

 


Title: MCAFC Meeting
Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Location: 95 Speen St. Natick, MA


Title: MCAFC Meeting
Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Location: 95 Speen St. Natick, MA

 
November 15, 2017
Meeting AGENDA
9:30 – 10:00 table discussion
10:00 -12:00 meeting
12:00 – 1:30 pm BOD meeting
As planned- Committee meetings
 
1) President welcome and introductions
 
2) Vice President update – communications/Facebook, website
 
3) Secretary – membership
 
4) Treasurer Report- 
 
5) MCAFC Updates  - 
 
a. FAQ
b. CP and ACO
c. Assessment pilot for clinical assessment
d. Prior Authorization and Optum
e. EVV
f. Quality metrics
g. Accreditation – COA request for feedback
h. ADH – support for clinical eligibility 
i. Audit for Clinical Eligibility, etc.
 
 
6) BOD activities – upcoming meetings and interests
a. State House Meetings: Multiple this month for awareness
b. AFC Awareness Day for March 21, 2017
 
7) Subcommittee updates (meetings directly after MCAFC meeting for 1 hour)
a. Caregiver Training /orientation/includes other languages 
b. Model Policy and Procedures
c. Best practices 
d. Legislative 
 
8) Table discussions
a. Any Provider issues/updates to share/audits
b. Questions received during the month
 
9) Old Business: 

Title: MCAFC Meeting
Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Location: Natick Elks Lodge 95 Speen St. Natick, MA

 
 
October 18, 2017
Meeting AGENDA
9:30 – 10:00 table discussion
10:00 -12:00 meeting
12:00 – 1:30 pm BOD meeting
As planned- Committee meetings
 
1) President welcome and introductions
 
2) Vice President update – communications/Facebook, website
 
3) Secretary – membership
 
4) Treasurer Report- 
 
5) MCAFC Updates  - 
 
a. FAQ
b. CP and ACO
c. Assessment pilot for clinical assessment
d. Prior Authorization and Optum
e. EVV
f. Quality metrics
g. Accreditation – COA request for feedback
h. ADH – support for clinical eligibility 
i. Audit for Clinical Eligibility, etc.
j. SLP/AFC conference feedback?
 
6) BOD activities – upcoming meetings and interests
a. Fellow Association meeting Oct 26
b. Rep Garlick Oct 26
c. AFC Awareness Day for March 21, 2017
 
7) Subcommittee updates (meetings directly after MCAFC meeting for 1 hour)
a. Caregiver Training /orientation/includes other languages 
b. Model Policy and Procedures
c. Best practices 
d. Legislative 
 
8) Table discussions
a. Any Provider issues/updates to share/audits
b. Questions received during the month
 
9) Old Business: 

 


Title: First Regularly Scheduled MCAFC Meeting
Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Our first MCAFC meeting of the new year!

Location: 95 Speen St. Natick, MA

Agenda:

9:30 – 10:00 table discussion

10:00 -12:00 meeting

12:00 – 1:30 pm BOD meeting

As planned- Committee meetings

 

We look forward to seeing you all!

 

 


Title: AFC Council Meeting
Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Please join us for our regularly scheduled AFC Council Meeting!

Date: 5.17.17

Please remember, we have a new address: Natick Elks Lodge 95 Speen St. Natick, MA.

**A heads up: Due to the move we needed to buy a new coffee pot, which take time to brew...so, please take your first cup and we will provide the second! : )

***Also, please try to hold to the 2 person/agency to make sure we have enough room and food for the day!

Here is a flexible outline for the day,we will move the schedule/times as needed to make sure we allow enough time for each item:

* 9:30 a.m.- Start: Check-in, Breakfast, table discussions, and 
* 10:00-11:00- Welcome and General Meeting
* 11:00-12:00- Community Health Worker and Accreditation 
presentations.
* 12:00-1:00- Lunch- Pizza and Salad
* 1:00-3:30- Beyond AFC 101 State Training


Title: AFC Council Meeting
Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Please join us for our regularly scheduled AFC Council Meeting

Date: 4.19.2017

Time: 9:30 a.m.- 12 p.m.

Location: 450 Union Ave. Framingham, MA 01702


Title: AFC Council Meeting
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Please join us for our regularly scheduled meeting:

Regular AFC Council Meeting

March 15, 2017

Time: 9:30 a.m.

Location: 450 Union Ave. Framingham, MA 01702


Title: AFC RALLY DAY at the STATE HOUSE!
Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Come join us for our first annual AFC Rally Day at the State House to bring more awareness about the AFC program.  More details to come, please check back in the near future.