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properly (e.g., such as when a utilization
management is called case management).
The Model Act seeks to correct these problems and benefit all stakeholders because
when case management is appropriately
administered by properly credentialed professional case managers, populations get
better and money is saved in the process.
Stay tuned as CMSA's Public Policy
Committee hosts another series of events
over the coming months to enlist all case
managers to help advance the Model Act at
both the federal and state level. ■
REFERENCES
1. "Utilization Management Regulatory & Market
Trends: 2016 Annual Report," RegQuest 2016, 55
pages. See www.regquest.com.
2. "Case Management Trends: An Overview of
Recent Industry and Regulatory Developments," URAC
2002, 493 pgs. Garry Carneal, JD editor, published in
conjunction with CMSA.
3. http://solutions.cmsa.org/acton/attachment/
10442/f-0464/1/-/-/-/-/2017%20Model%20Care%20
Act_Final%209.27.pdf
4. see http://solutions.cmsa.org/acton/attachment/10442/f-0476/1/-/-/-/-/Model%20Care%20
Act_Talking%20Points.pdf.... For a more detailed
discussion about the talking points.

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TALKING POINTS FOR THE CASE
MANAGEMENT MODEL ACT
Here are ten talking points that CM advocates can discuss when talking
about what the Model Act will accomplish:
1. Ensure professional and licensed case managers are used, which helps
patients and optimizes care coordination activities.
2. Promote better clinical outcomes.
3. Optimize value-based purchasing initiatives.
4. Advance care integration for the populations served.
5. Improve healthcare quality and save costs.
6. Coordinate and integrate care delivery to promote a more seamless
approach to patient care.
7. Engage patients, providers and other stakeholders to create more
custom treatment plans.
8. Achieve real change in health status for the populations served.
9. Identify more public and private-sector sponsors of case management
so more individuals can benefit.
10. The time is now to get the word out about the value of
case management.4
For further talking points related to the Case Management Model Act,
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of CMSA Today - Issue 1, 2018

President’s Letter
Association News
CMSA Corporate Partners
CMSA: Reflection on Achievement and Moving Forward in 2018
Revised Case Management Model Act Promotes National Standards
The National Nurse Act
Changes to the Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC): Critical Information for the Nurse Case Manager
The Reflection of a Professional Case Manager: What Do You See in Your Looking Glass?
Past Presidents Corner
Index of Advertisers
CMSA Today - Issue 1, 2018 - Intro
CMSA Today - Issue 1, 2018 - cover1
CMSA Today - Issue 1, 2018 - cover2
CMSA Today - Issue 1, 2018 - 3
CMSA Today - Issue 1, 2018 - 4
CMSA Today - Issue 1, 2018 - 5
CMSA Today - Issue 1, 2018 - President’s Letter
CMSA Today - Issue 1, 2018 - Association News
CMSA Today - Issue 1, 2018 - CMSA Corporate Partners
CMSA Today - Issue 1, 2018 - CMSA: Reflection on Achievement and Moving Forward in 2018
CMSA Today - Issue 1, 2018 - 10
CMSA Today - Issue 1, 2018 - 11
CMSA Today - Issue 1, 2018 - Revised Case Management Model Act Promotes National Standards
CMSA Today - Issue 1, 2018 - 13
CMSA Today - Issue 1, 2018 - 14
CMSA Today - Issue 1, 2018 - 15
CMSA Today - Issue 1, 2018 - 16
CMSA Today - Issue 1, 2018 - 17
CMSA Today - Issue 1, 2018 - The National Nurse Act
CMSA Today - Issue 1, 2018 - 19
CMSA Today - Issue 1, 2018 - 20
CMSA Today - Issue 1, 2018 - Changes to the Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC): Critical Information for the Nurse Case Manager
CMSA Today - Issue 1, 2018 - 22
CMSA Today - Issue 1, 2018 - 23
CMSA Today - Issue 1, 2018 - 24
CMSA Today - Issue 1, 2018 - 25
CMSA Today - Issue 1, 2018 - The Reflection of a Professional Case Manager: What Do You See in Your Looking Glass?
CMSA Today - Issue 1, 2018 - 27
CMSA Today - Issue 1, 2018 - Past Presidents Corner
CMSA Today - Issue 1, 2018 - 29
CMSA Today - Issue 1, 2018 - Index of Advertisers
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