CMSA Today - Issue 8, 2012 - (Page 11)

CMSA Association News EXCELLENCE IN THE CM PROFESSION The CMSA awards program was established to pay special tribute to those individuals who have demonstrated distinguished service to the case management profession. Each year several individuals, chapters, and organizations are recognized at CMSA’s Annual Conference. Those awards include: • Case Manager of the Year (CMOY) • Award of Service Excellence (AOSE) • Chapter Excellence and Innovation Awards (CEIA) • Awards for Case Management Research & Performance Improvement Head to to learn more about the awards and nominations process. CMSA’S EXTENDED CONFERENCE As the leading membership association dedicated to the support and professional development of case managers, CMSA is pleased to offer Extended Conference content again this year. Whether you attended the annual conference in San Francisco and didn’t have a chance to attend all of the sessions on your list, or you weren’t able to attend the 2012 event, you can attend sessions in the Extended Conference and earn CE credits online at your convenience. Visit CMSA’s Extended Conference page Education/ExtendedConference/ tabid/562/Default.aspx for additional information. CONNECT WITH THE CMSA COMMUNITY ONLINE If you’d like to communicate with other case managers and health care industry professionals across the country, connect with CMSA on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest! The CMSA LinkedIn Group alone has more than 7,000 members, where new discussions emerge daily. We look forward to seeing you there! Facebook: Search “Case Management Society of America” Twitter: @CMSANational LinkedIn: www.linkedin .comcompany/cmsa Pinterest: /CMSANational For 60 days post deployment of Care Transitions, we saw a 7.9% improvement in agency-level ACH rates across 216 care centers. There’s a reason that Amedisys Home Health has the industry’s first-ever nationwide Care Transitions program – we’re focused on doing the right thing, at the right time, for every patient! We’re currently hiring CTCs across the country to help patients transition successfully from the hospital to their home. To see if Amedisys is right for you, please visit, email, or call 866.284.7689 for information. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, pregnancy, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, disability, military status, genetic predisposition or carrier status or any other legally protected characteristic. 609110_Editorial.indd 1 10/10/12 4:45 PM 608829_Amedisys.indd 1 Issue 8 • 2012 • DIGITAL CMSA TODAY 06/10/12 12:02 AM 11 http://www.linkedin.comcompany/cmsa

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of CMSA Today - Issue 8, 2012

President's Letter
Transitions in Care
Passion in Case Management
Patient Assistance Programs
Association news
View from Capital Hill
Case Management and the Law
Ethics Casebook
Mentoring Matters
CMSA Corporate Partners
Index of Advertisers

CMSA Today - Issue 8, 2012