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ACMA is the trusted resource and professional community for case management and transitions of care professionals. When you join ACMA as a member, you are aligning yourself with the tools, resources and connections to help you with career advancement as well as the opportunity to make a difference to improve health care across the nation. Join ACMA for the professional advantages you won’t find anywhere else.

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ADVANCE YOUR CAREER

  • Attend Free Webinars
    • Attend webinars covering timely topics and information for FREE!
    • Option to earn continuing education hours with many on-demand webinars.
    • Archives of past webinars available in the Education Center.
  • Get Continuing Education Credits
    • Browse a variety of online options for every career need.
    • Earn continuing education hours at significant savings.
    • Formats to earn continuing education include both articles and videos.
  • Become a Leader
    • Build, develop, enhance and grow your leadership impact.
    • Programs are designed for case management and transitions of care professionals at all levels of experience.
    • Archives of past webinars available in the Education Center.

STAY CURRENT

  • Collaborative Case Management - Bimonthly electronic journal featuring peer-reviewed clinical, practical, practice-oriented and career informative articles. Each publication also includes the opportunity to earn 1 CE.
  • briefCASE – Weekly industry electronic newsletter delivered straight to your inbox.
  • Get the Essential Documents
    • Case Management Standards of Practice and Scope of Services
    • Transitions of Care Standards of Practice and Implementation
    • Physician Advisor Standards of Practice and Scope of Services

SAVE MONEY

  • Protect Yourself with ACMA Personal Benefits. Member-only discounts are offered for:
    • Wellness Discounts – Prescription Savings Card
    • Member Discounts – Member Discount Program (with a cash-back rewards program!)
    • Discounts from local and national popular merchants
    • Movie Tickets
    • Insurance Benefits
    • Giveaways
    • Travel Discounts
  • Get the Member Discounted Pricing for all ACMA Conferences:
    • ACMA National Conference
    • APLCM and ACMA Leadership and Physician Advisor Conference
    • Chapter Conferences

NETWORK AND CONNECT WITH YOUR PEERS

  • Get to Know Other Case Management and Transitions of Care Professionals
    • Meet other members at local and national conferences, committees and on social media.
    • As an ACMA and Chapter member, you are a full voting member in the American Case Management Association and your ACMA Chapter.
    • Talk to other members across the country in the ACMA online community—Learning Link.
  • ACMA Conferences
    • ACMA Chapter Conferences
    • ACMA National Conference
    • ACMA and APLCM Leadership and Physician Advisor Conference

MAKE YOUR VOICE HEARD

  • ACMA Works for You at the National Level
    • Federal lobbying on issues important to case management, transitions of care and health care.
    • Timely updates and calls to action.
    • Speaking for case management and transitions of care through the national media
  • Your ACMA Chapter Works for you at the Local Level
    • Advocating at the state and local level.
  • Strengthen the Case Management and Transitions of Care Profession
    • Take member surveys and be a part of ACMA’s influence.
    • Join grassroots advocacy efforts.
    • Donate to ACMA and help support your practice.

CHAPTER MEMBER BENEFITS

Benefits vary by local chapter, but generally include:

  • Representation in the state house on critical issues
  • Local networking opportunities
  • Education and career development
  • Career center and job networking

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ACMA Announcements
National Case Management Week 2021 #NCMW is here! Join us as we recognize and show appreciation for case management and transitions of care professionals across the country. This year's ACMA theme is Case Management: Care, Compassion, Community. ACMA hopes you will celebrate NCMW 2021 and recognize the dedication, compassion and patient care outcomes achieved by case managers in your organization. Across all care settings, case managers are making the difference! Celebrate NCMW! >>> | Discounts! >>>
The application period for poster abstracts is now open. Have you accomplished a case management process improvement project? Have some research or evidence-based initiatives you want to share with a national audience? Present your information in this informal yet professional forum at the 2022 ACMA National Conference. Deadline to submit abstracts is November 11. Submit Your Abstract >>>
The American Case Management Association is pleased to announce the appointment of Marlene Bober, MHA, ACM-RN to Senior Vice President. Bober joined ACMA as Vice President of Practice Development in January of last year, leading ACMA’s certification services, oversight of the Association of Physician Leadership in Care Management (APLCM), the Transitions of Care Standards of Practice and served as a clinical resource for content development. At the onset of the pandemic, Ms. Bober was instrumental in developing vital resources and tools for case management professionals to help educate practitioners in the areas of legislative updates, COVID-19 protocols, emergency preparedness and self-care. Read More >>>
The Association of Physician Leadership (APLCM), in conjunction with the American Case Management Association (ACMA), announces the creation of the Care Management Physician Certification (CMPC). Designed specifically for physician advisors and leaders in health delivery system care management, the CMPC addresses a growing need to educate and credential physicians working within care management. Learn about CMPC >>>
ACMA's podcast dedicated to case management and transitions of care professionals began its second season on March 16, 2021. Care Transitions Today brings together thought leaders from around the country for frank, meaningful conversations about contemporary issues facing case managers. Season one is currently available on all major podcast platforms and be sure to subscribe to get the latest episodes from season two. Learn more about Care Transitions Today.>>>
ACMA is proud to announce the election of three new members to our National Board of Directors. Join us in welcoming Matthew Chappell, LCSW, ACM-SW, Jay Larrosa, MSN, PHN, RN-BC, ACM-RN and Jacqueline Moore, MSW, LCSW-C, RN, ACM-SW. Thank you to each of the candidates who were willing to run for election. ACMA continues to be fortunate in having many qualified professionals who can and are willing to volunteer their leadership expertise. Read the Full Press Release >>>
The Accredited Case Manager (ACM) Certification is for health care delivery system case management professionals and tests core case management knowledge that is shared by nurse and social work case managers. Case Management Administrator Certification (CMAC) validates the competency of case management administrators, managers and aspiring leaders and promotes professional practice standards. If you are not yet certified, we encourage you to apply and enhance your professional practice by putting a credential after your name. The application deadline is August 15 in order to test in October-December 2021. ACM >>> CMAC >>>
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