Membership in MAADS is available to any individual, partnership, corporation, or provider of adult day services and associated businesses
Membership is based on the fiscal year of July 1 through June 30. Membership dues are based on the type of membership. Provider membership dues are based on the licensed capacity of the ADS center.
Legislative representation - MAADS is proactive on public policy issues. Through our affiliation with the LifeSpan Network, MAADS has access to experienced lobbyists. MAADS Board members interact with legislators to advocate on behalf of the providers, the clients we serve, and the programs we operate. MAADS offers support and encourages members to engage in grassroots programs.
Regulation oversight - MAADS fosters a working relationship with the Maryland Department of Health (MDH). MAADS Executive Committee meets with MDH representatives on a regular basis to discuss issues affecting the adult day care industry. MAADS members may serve on MDH committees as a representative of adult day service providers. MAADS members attend quarterly Medicaid Advisory meetings at MDH.
Educational programs – Annual conference to enhance the knowledge and skills of Center employees are offered throughout the year. Peer to Peers are offered throughout the year to members. Discounted rates are available to MAADS members.
Staying informed - E-mail alerts regarding meetings, legislative and regulatory developments, survey and certification concerns and new innovations are provided on a regular basis.
Networking - Opportunities to network and problem solve with other medical day care providers at conferences, training sessions and general membership meetings.
Website - Members have access to general information, helpful tools and member listings with links to individual websites for increased marketing of your facility and services.
Member Discounts – Through the MAADS affiliation with the LifeSpan Network, members receive special discounts on products and services including:
- Group Purchasing
- Insurance Products