CMSA Today - Issue 1, 2011 - (Page 3)

CMSA Table of Contents IN THIS ISSUE COLUMNS President’s Letter Green & Great Things to Come CMSA President Teri Treiger on Association membership and its privileges. 4 Executive Director’s Message 6 How We Speak to You and for You CMSA Executive Director Cheri Lattimer discusses your Association’s attention on matters of concern. FEATURES CMs Are Legal Advocates, Too 13 Case managers can assist patients by providing lawyers with information on care standards, and issues such as quality of life, payment strategies, and income requirements. CMSA Unveiling New Menu of Communication Options 16 Strengthening Our Connection to You CMSA partners with Naylor, enabling the Association to increase its member benefits and add new products. Author Guidelines 19 If you are interested in contributing to CMSA Today, the information you need to get started is outlined here. COVER STORY Integrated Case Management – The Best Approach for Patients and Costs Come and Learn 22 8 Consider: In the quest to describe CMSA’s integrated case management (ICM) practice and process, a cursory Google search delivered 42,300 hits, and Yahoo! more than 24 million returns. No one was surprised when a closer inspection of Web-search results revealed that the top-searched sites had little information about what CMSA considers true ICM. See page 8 for a plan for Integrated Case Management. The 21st Annual CMSA Conference & Expo, this year in San Antonio, is sure to be the best professional-development week you’ve ever enjoyed. Issue 1 • 2011 CMSA TODAY 3

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of CMSA Today - Issue 1, 2011

CMSA Today - Issue 1, 2011
Contents
President’s Letter
Executive Director’s Message
Integrated Case Management – The Best Approach for Patients and Costs
CMs Are Legal Advocates, Too
CMSA Unveiling New Menu of Communication Options
Author Guidelines
Come and Learn

CMSA Today - Issue 1, 2011

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