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National Board for Case Management

The National Board for Case Management™ (NBCM) is the governing body for the Accredited Case Manager (ACM™) Certification.

The NBCM’s responsibilities include: developing and approving ACMA Certification content, testing and eligibility policies; conducting eligibility reviews; reviewing applicant certification appeals and rendering decisions; and recommending strategies or developments for the ACM™ Certification.

ACMA Member Representatives

Chair

Michelle Allen, RN, ACM-RN, IQCI
Special Projects Consultant, Administration
HCA Healthcare Nashville, TN

Vice Chair

Stacy Wright, MSW, LCSW, MHA, MBA, ACM-SW
Senior Director, Case Management
Novant Health
Winston-Salem, NC

Brenda Acri, BSN, RN, ACM-RN
Utilization Management Supervisor
UPMC Health Plan
Pittsburgh, PA

Julie Garcia, MSW, ACM-SW, LNHA
Director of Case Management
Inova Health System - INTotal Health
Falls Church, VA

Laura Benner, RSN, BSN, ACM-RN
Population Health Manager
Lehigh Valley Hospital
Allentown, PA

ACMA Non-Member Representatives

Elizabeth (Liz) Gaddey, RN, ACM-RN
Retired, Case Manager
Calabasas Hills, CA

Susan T. Kelly, RN, BSN, ACM-RN
Retired, Case Manager
Hadden Heights, NJ

Joanne L. Young, MSW, ACM-SW
Social Work Case Manager
University of Vermont Medical Center
Burlington, VT

Public Member

John Brady, DHA, FACHE
Program Director, Strategy and Business Development
Northwestern Medicine
Winfield, IL

Ex Officio Members

Pamela Andrews, MBA, MSW, RN, CCM, ACM-RN
Assistant Vice President, Case Management
Inova Health Systems
Falls Church, VA
*ACMA President-Elect

Elisabet (Lis) Harrell
Assistant Director of Product and Services Development
American Case Management Association (ACMA)
Little Rock, AR
*ACMA CEO Designee


For any questions regarding the NBCM, please contact certification@acmaweb.org.

Announcements

Senate Passes Opioid Legislation in a 99-1 Vote

The opioid legislative package passed by the Senate in a 99-1 vote on Monday, September 17, creates $8 billion in funding. Difficult negotiations are ahead with the House of Representatives and the White House over key provisions that were not included in the Senate package. Read more here.

Free Webinar: Tips & Tricks for Poster Submissions

Do you have a new approach, best practice or a process improvement for case management? Present your poster during the poster session at the 2019 ACMA National Case Management and Transitions of Care Conference in Seattle, April 14–17. Where do you begin? What should your poster look like? Get the inside scoop about what makes a successful poster presentation. Sign up for a free webinar that will take place this Friday, September 21 at 11:30 a.m., CT. Sign Up for Webinar

National Case Management Week 2018: October 7-13

The 2018 National Case Management Week theme is Case Management: Improving Outcomes. Improving Care. ACMA selected this theme to emphasize the impact professionals in case management make every day. Help us celebrate and recognize the dedication, compassion and patient care outcomes achieved by case managers in your organization. Learn more here!

Now NASW Approved: 2018 Leadership and Physician Advisor Conference

The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) has now approved continuing education credit for the 2018 Leadership and Physician Advisor Conference—taking place November 5–7 in Huntington Beach, California. Learn collaboratively with care management leaders and physicians and get new innovative ideas that you can immediately use. In addition, you will have the opportunity to earn up to 16.5 social work contact hours. Get CE Credit

New This Year: Training for Physician Advisors

Are you new to the role as a Physician Advisor and need to get the knowledge required to perform effectively? Or perhaps you're a case management director or chief medical officer looking to improve your PA function? Plan to attend the Pre-Conference event at the 2018 Leadership and Physician Advisor Conference—Foundations for Physician Advisors—to kick off your conference experience. View takeaways and pricing options for this unique learning opportunity. Learn More

ACMA Mobile App - Regulation Library

ACMA is pleased to announce its newest benefit for members - the ACMA Mobile App. The first module available is the Regulation Library. This is where you can quickly find the regulations you need without a lengthy web search, learn how each requirement affects your case management practice and better leverage your time. The mobile app helps get the right information into your hands whenever and wherever you need it.To learn more, log into your Membership Account and go to the Resources tab under the Members Only Section. Not a member? Join today!

Compass Directional Training

Do you struggle with competency validation or staff training for case managers or physician advisors? Compass is proven in its effectiveness to teach the foundation of case management and is currently in use at more than 1,000 hospitals. Take an inside look at what this powerful training program has to offer. Learn More

American Case Management Association
11701 W. 36th St.
Little Rock, Arkansas 72211
Phone: 501-907-ACMA (2262)
Fax: 501-227-4247