Advocating for Our Workforce
Over the past month, your ANCOR Team has delighted in seeing the myriad ways that you have celebrated and recognized the tremendous value of our direct support professionals. Their dedication is foundational to effectively supporting people with I/DD in the community.
Focus on Workforce
From the time I started in our field as a Recreation Counselor I felt that there are truly magic moments that are hard to describe to the general public.
State Association Corner
Leading the Way on DSP Workforce: State Association Edition
State Associations are key partners in ANCOR’s efforts to shape policy impacting the Direct Support Professional workforce. Beyond their assistance in federal advocacy efforts, their leadership at the state level is an essential factor in advancing policy across the country.
Notes from the Foundation
5 Low-Effort, High-Impact Ways to Advance the Included. Supported. Empowered. Movement
If you joined us for ANCOR’s 2018 Policy Summit & Hill Day, you had a front-row seat to our brand-new campaign video, Making the Case for Included. Supported. Empowered. When we debuted the video, we called on nearly 200 Summit participants to think about how the video—as well as the campaign more broadly—can fuel advocacy efforts both on Capitol Hill and beyond.
Thank You For a Highly Engaging Policy Summit!
It’s often been said how many words a picture is worth, but the graphic below particularly inspires three words: “WOW!” and “THANK YOU!” ANCOR members brought an incredible amount of enthusiasm to our 2018 Policy Summit and Hill Day!
ANCOR's Alternate Payment Model Work Group
The number of states, policymakers and payers contemplating new models of payments that focus on outcomes, value and assumption of risk has grown exponentially. Here's what we're doing about it.
What Is VBP?
Value Based Purchasing (VBP) is an alternative payment model strategy used by purchasers to promote quality and value of health care services.
Tips for Improving Communication in Your Agency
Communication helps managers at these organizations understand what motivates their employees and impart the agency’s vision to them. When employees feel understood and inspired, they perform better.
DSP Voices Are Critically Needed: Speak Up!
One of the best ways to promote community living for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities is to ensure we have a sufficient, stable, competent, and ethical direct support workforce.
Given the high cost of losing an employee, retention should be a top priority for every organization. If you do not already have a retention strategy, now is the time to make one.
Members in the News
From Our Partners
RPM – A New Revenue Opportunity
Remote Patient Monitoring, or RPM, represents the next big step in reducing costs while simultaneously drastically improving the quality of patient care information.
What Members Are Saying...
The Shared Resources Purchasing Network (SRPN), administered by the ANCOR Services Corporation, partners with national companies to provide significant savings to ANCOR Members and supports ANCOR programs. Members who use the SRPN enjoy savings and leading purchasing practices, and can rededicate their savings to needed programs.