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Collaborative Case Management

The Official Publication of the American Case Management Association

Collaborative Case Management is a peer reviewed quarterly publication for health delivery system and transitions of care (TOC) case management professionals. Articles focus on solutions to current issues - successful strategies, innovative interventions, effective tools - the education needed by Case Managers and Physician Advisors to enhance their practice.

The most current issue is available in the Member's Only section of this site, and certain articles are periodically made available to non-members.
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ACMA National Hospital Case Management Survey

Caseload data from 2019 National Hospital CM Survey

The flagship project of ACMA practice research in Hospital Case Management, the Survey is conducted through a biennial randomized study of over 400 hospital Case Management departments, and produces 95% confidence level data on over 75 elements of the practice. The data has been used in countless organizations around the country for benchmarking, resource justification and practice improvement. ACMA conducts and publishes extensive secondary research combining Survey data with sources, such as CMS-reported outcomes data.
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ACMA Standards of Practice & Scope of Services for Health Care Delivery

For over 20 years, ACMA has supported case management professionals, the patients they serve and their families by establishing and defining benchmarked standards and scope of services. As case management has evolved, the scope of responsibilities has increased and become more complex. Case management has come to be seen as capable of producing positive solutions and outcomes for a wide variety of needs across many care settings.

Mirroring the collaborative nature of the case management profession, ACMA has worked jointly with our National Board of Directors, industry experts and multiple organizations across various care settings to provide essential and comprehensive standards of practice in the following areas:

Case Management Standards of Practice and Scope of Services

Physician Advisor Standards of Practice and Scope of Services

Transitions of Care Standards and Implementation


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Announcements

SAVE THE DATE | ACMA 2025 National Conference

Join us for ACMA 2025 National Conference, April 3-6, 2025 in Denver, CO. Don't miss out on the premier case management and transitions of care conference of the year!
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Care Transitions Today Podcast

Our upcoming series, Case-of-the-Month, is co-presented by the American Case Management Association (ACMA) and the Association of Physician Leadership in Care Management (APLCM). In the Case of the Month series, we delve deep into real-world medical cases, sharing experiences, best practices, and innovative approaches to patient care. Each episode, our panel of experts brings you a new case study, offering a unique learning opportunity for health care professionals at all levels of experience. Learn More!

Save The Date | 2024 Leadership and Physician Advisor Conference

Our 2024 Leadership and Physician Advisor Conference is November 18-20 in Huntington Beach, CA! Health plans and providers, this conference has everything you need.
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Share Your Research | Collaborative Case Management

Do you have a project or measurable initiative you've instituted at your organization? Have you conducted research on a current issue in the field? Share your experiences and results with your professional community! Email your proposal or questions: vmatthews@acmaweb.org.
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Join the conversation with ACMA! Text the keyword ACMA to 844-554-2497 to stay up to date on all the latest news and announcements, delivered straight to your phone!

Now Accepting Presentations for Chapter Conferences

We are now accepting presentations for upcoming ACMA chapter conferences. If you have a unique solution, intervention or strategy to improve case management, this is a great opportunity to share your knowledge and be a part of ACMA's national-caliber education at the local level. There is no deadline to submit; presentations will be accepted throughout the year so you can prepare a submission as your schedule allows.
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SAVE THESE DATES | National Case Management Week

2024 - October 13-19
2025 - October 12-18
2026 - October 11-17
2027 - October 10-16
2028 - October 8-14

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