Official journal of the Commission for Case Manager Certification, the Case Management Society of America, and the Academy of Certified Case Managers
CareManagement is the official journal of the Commission for Case Manager Certification, the Case Management Society of America, and the Academy of Certified Case Managers. This bi-monthly journal is free to ACCM members and contains 2 continuing education programs (worth 4 CE credits) per issue.
CCMs are now required to earn 8 ethics CEUs every 5 years to renew the prestigious CCM® credential. To help our readers meet this requirement, CareManagement will publish at least one Ethics CE article (worth 2 Ethics CEUs) each year. Over 5 years, you can earn the Ethics CEUs you need by reading the articles in CareManagement and passing the associated tests.
Other journal features include:
- From the Editor-in-Chief
Editor-in-Chief Gary S. Wolfe champions case managers and also calls on them to improve patient care through education, involvement, and team work.
Our valued partners—CCMC, CARF and CDMS—regularly publish columns containing news and happenings within their organizations.
- Legal Update
Relevant legal rulings that pertain to case management practice are provided by Elizabeth E. Hogue, a health care attorney and consultant in Washington, DC.
The department reviews medical literature and reports abstracts that are of particular interest to case managers in an easy-to-read format. Each abstract includes information to locate the full-text article for those who wish to read more.
Read about new drugs just approved by the FDA. Indications, studies that led to approval, contraindications and adverse effects are included to help case managers in their clinical practice.
- Certified Case Manager News
Brief synopses of medical and health news are provided to keep you up-to-date on important health information you can use in your practice. Links to the full articles are frequently included.