Follow ACMA
Twitter Facebook Linkedin Twitter
v
GO
Sign The Petition!Updates & Calls to ActionSupport Advocacy
PUBLIC POLICY UPDATES

Congress Passes Opioid Bill, President to Sign


Posted on: 10/4/2018

Great news from Washington! With your support, Congress took a historic step in the fight against the opioid epidemic yesterday. On Wednesday, Congress approved the comprehensive opioids response package, sending the bill to President Trump for his signature and enactment into law.

The package of more than 70 different pieces of legislation will: increase care coordination within the health care system; increase access to treatment by expanding coverage through Medicare and Medicaid; and increase practitioner utilization of telehealth strategies to remotely treat individuals affected by SUDs.

Thank you for your help in getting this passed!

For more information, click here.

Return to Legislative Postings

Announcements

Close the Medicare Observation Coverage Gap

Thanks to all of you who raised your voice to support the Improving Access to Medicare Coverage Act and our campaign to close the observation status coverage gap in Medicare. With your help more than 1,000 of your peers have signed the petition! But the work is not done. We need more. If you have signed the petition, we encourage you share this initiative with your colleagues. In addition, you can take further action and connect with your federal representatives. We've made it easy for you!
Take Action    Sign the Petition!  

ACM Certification for Case Management Professionals

The ACM Certification is designed specifically for health care delivery system case management professionals and tests core case management knowledge that is shared by nurse and social work case managers, as well as competency in the individual skills of each professional background. If you are not yet ACM certified, we encourage you to apply now and enhance your professional practice by putting the ACM credential after your name. If you sign up to take the ACM exam before April 30, use promo code: 75OFF2019 to save $75 off the exam fee. *This discount cannot be applied to a previous purchase or combined with other discounts. Get Certified Today >>>

Speak at 2020 National in Chicago: Deadline is April 30

The ACMA 2019 National Conference just took place and was yet another successful gathering of members and case management professionals from across the country. Thank you to everyone who attended and visited Seattle to celebrate the 20th anniversary of our organization. The big news shared at the conference Closing Party was the location of 2020 National: Chicago! We encourage you to be a speaker at the 2020 National Conference that will take place April 6-9. Proposal submissions are due April 30, 2019. Submit Your Proposal >>>

The First Simulation Competency Program for Case Managers

Advanced Care Transitions Simulation (ACTS) is a program that transforms orientation and professional development for case management teams including registered nurses, social workers and physician advisors. ACTS is a real time application of skills and knowledge taking competency beyond knowledge and into demonstration with live patient actors and authentic settings. Participants will be validating assessment, communication, planning and collaboration skills, all of which are critical for successful care transitions. Learn More >>>

Interested in Case Management Certification?

ACMA expands its portfolio of credentials to include Case Management Administration Certification (CMAC). The CMAC will measure the competence of case management administrators, managers, supervisors and leaders, and is available to all professions. Take the next step in advancing your career by taking your case management certification exam Apply Today >>>

ACMA Announces Transitions of Care Standards

ACMA and 15 collaborating organizations publish National Transitions of Care Standards and a Consensus Measures Crosswalk. ACMA announces the first multi-setting, interprofessional National Transitions of Care Standards endorsed by an Executive Steering Committee composed of representation from payer, provider, and other organizations. To learn more about how your organization can take the Transition of Care Standards self-assessment, click here. >>>

Are You on Board? Compass 2019 has ARRIVED!

Creating a case management team that is consistent and confident with ever-changing regulations and practice standards can be a daunting goal. However, it can be done with annually updated online training. Currently in use at over 1,100 hospitals with more than 31,000 users, Compass courses are updated each year for case managers and physician advisors across multiple care settings. Streamline your onboarding and competency validation around regulations and national standards of practice today. Compass 2019 is now available. Watch a video to learn more and subscribe now. >>>

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