Welcome to the North Carolina Chapter

Chapter Information

The North Carolina Chapter was established in 2003. We have members across our great state and hope you will join us. Case Management Professionals who work or reside in the state of North Carolina are encouraged to join.

There is NO additional fee to join our local chapter.

We sponsor two key events: a spring and fall conference that address current issues in case management. These events provide our members an excellent opportunity to network in addition to learning and sharing from the collective wealth of experiences of all participants.

The NC Chapter has grown to over 250 members. We are committed to advancing the practice of Case Management, supporting our members in their practice, and providing growth opportunities.

We hope you will join ACMA and the North Carolina chapter and help us advance our practice in our state and nationally.


Annual Meeting

Register TODAY!

Event Name
: 16th Annual North Carolina Chapter Case Management Conference

Event Date:  Friday, October 12, 2018   

Conference Location:
Crown Plaza Resort Asheville

1 Resort Drive

Asheville, NC 28806

Hotel Accommodations:          
The Crown Plaza Resort – Asheville  is offering a limited number of rooms at a discounted rate of $139 per night for the night of October 11, 2018. To receive this rate, you must make your reservation by September 11, 2018. To make a reservation, guests must call 828-254-3211 and ask for the ACMA group rate.


Conference Parking Information:
Complimentary Self-parking


2018 NC ACMA Call for Posters

2018 NC ACMA Poster Presentations

The North Carolina Chapter of the American Case Management Association is pleased to announce our inaugural poster session.  This poster session will be held in conjunction with our NC Chapter Fall Conference on October 12th in Asheville, NC. We would love to have you consider submitting a poster for this conference. Posters will be judged and the grand prize winner will receive a free early bird registration to the ACMA National Conference in Seattle, WA April 14-17, 2019.  Please see the attached Poster Session Guidelines/Toolkit and examples. If you need additional information, please contact Stacy Wright at stacywright@novanthealth.org.  

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2018 Poster Session Toolkit

ACMA - NC Chapter


2019 Spring Conference Call for Presentations


The ACMA North Carolina Chapter Board and Spring Conference Planning Committee/Education Committee is busy planning our 2019 ACMA North Carolina Spring Conference being held on Thursday-Friday, February 21-22, 2019 at the New Bern Convention Center in New Bern, NC and would love to have your help!  Did you attend our conference this past year and as you were listening to the sessions realized that you have a great program that has been successful as well?  Or have you heard a great speaker who you feel would resonate with our case management attendees?  If so, we would love to hear about it and consider it for our next conference! 

Calling All Innovators:

Share Your Experiences, Models and Successes


The ACMA North Carolina Chapter is accepting presentation proposals for our 2019 ACMA North Carolina Spring Conference We are searching for engaging speakers with innovative solutions, which have been tested in daily practice.

Are You Someone Or Do You Know Someone Who Fits the Bill?

If so, please complete the attached Speaker and Session Info Form and email it to acmanc@yahoo.com no later than August 31, 2018. Our conference planning committee will review the submissions.  If you know someone who would be a great speaker on a particular topic, please forward their name and contact information to acmanc@yahoo.com so we can reach out to them. 

2019 Speaker Form

What makes a valuable presentation?

Generally, the committee is looking for presentations that:

o   Address key national and state topics and challenges in health care delivery system case management and transitions of care

o   Share best practices

o   Convey original solutions, initiatives, or strategies

o   Share different case management models and outcomes of those models

o   Provide effective tools or interventions

o   Share programs that have demonstrated successful outcomes

o   Include outcomes data

o   Give an inspirational message (possibly a keynote speaker)

o   Provide ideas for team-building, self-care or managing difficult caseloads

We are planning a great conference for you and want you to be a part of it!

Thank you,

The ACMA North Carolina Chapter Board and 2019 Spring Conference Planning Committee


2017 NC ACMA Poster Presentation Winners


Best Evidence Based Poster:
Community Collaboration:  Decreasing Readmissions and Improving Financial Stability
Katy Harrell-Carolinas Healthcare System

Ability to Replicate or Implement:
Post Discharge Phone Calls Positively Impact Readmission Rates at Large University Health Care System
Rhonda Caitlin, Rhonda Spell, Karen Preston and Pat Kramer- Duke University Medical Center

Most Innovative:
Cross-Sector System Improves Continuum of Care for Sickle Cell Patients
Debbie Murray, Community Care of North Carolina

Overall Winner:
The Right Place, At the Right Time , for the Right Care:  Appropriate Care Funding
Vicki Vanderburg, Carolinas Healthcare System

Crystal Redding Memorial Scholarship Award



This Award is given in Crystal's honor to recognize her professional contributions. Crystal was a Registered Nurse and held a Master's Degree in Health Administration. She was the Director of Case Management at Forsyth Medical Center and several other Novant hospitals. Crystal passed away in 2010, after a long battle with cancer. She is also remembered for her independent approach for the good of her work and people.


  • Early Registration fees for the National ACMA Conference
  • Conference hotel room expenses up to 3 nights
  • $300.00 towards other travel expenses


  • Registered nurse or social worker currently practicing in North Carolina
  • Chapter member in good standing
  • Innovative practice of Case Management
  • Courage in the face of challenges
  • Humor in the workplace
  • Teamwork


  1. Talk with your team about those members who exemplify innovation, humor, teamwork, and courage in the workplace
  2. Ensure they are a good standing member of NC ACMA
  3. Make a nomination to NC ACMA by February 1, 2018


Congratulations to Denise Conn of First Health, who was the 2017 Crystal Redding Award recipient!
Application deadline is February 1, 2018

Winner is announced at the Spring ACMA meeting
Winner attends the National ACMA Conference the following spring.

Click below to access the award description and application.

For more information, contact the NC Chapter Webmaster

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