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Public Policy Making an Impact on the Hill Advocating for Case Management within the Legislative Process O n sept. 10, 2014, CMsa descended on Capitol hill for 2014 hill Day to be the voice of case management. the event brought case managers from across the country to meet with U.s. legislators and discuss health care legislation that affects the practice of case management and patient care. CMsa leaders, the Public Policy Committee and your colleagues boldly demonstrated case management advocacy, ensuring that case managers are the voice of your practice and working to safeguard your career for the future. hill Day participants met with policymakers to convey the critical role of case managers through education on the Case Management Model act, National Case Management Week, Multi-state Licensure, Medicare transitional Care act of 2014,and CMsa's standards of Practice for Case Management. 16 701799_URAC.indd 1 CMSA TODAY Issue 7 * 2014 * DIGITAL In the public policy arena, CMsa has made great progress in the last two years alone, demonstrated in part by Congress' introduction of the National Case Management Week resolution. Want to make sure your voice is heard? Practice case management advocacy in your community! the poster to the right, Case Managers Impacting Public Policy, was presented at CMsa's 24th annual Conference & expo in Cleveland, Oh, to identify ways in which case managers can participate in public policy activities. the content defines public policy, advocacy and the legislative process, then examines how the Case Management Model act and Multistate Nursing Licensure compact assist in the development of the case management role within emerging health care systems. take advantage of CMsa's public policy resources like these, which serve to assist you in protecting your practice now and in the future. Learn more about case management advocacy and how you can make an impact at, and remember to display your case manager pride during 2014 Case Management Week, October 12-18, 2014! â–  10/07/14 6:21 PM

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of CMSA Today - Issue 7, 2014

President’s Letter
Association News
CMSA Corporate Partners
Understanding the Chronic Care Management Codes
Improving Care Coordination & Transitions Across the Continuum
Making an Impact on the Hill
Index of Advertisers

CMSA Today - Issue 7, 2014