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Bringing care closer to the community, practice and home

Speaker:
Bonnie Ewald, MA

Description and CE information:
Case management must connect clients to the medical, social and community resources needed for optimal health. But payment gaps push case managers to work creatively and beyond. With CMS now agreeing to pay for some supportive services for those with chronic conditions, the landscape is shifting, but it will take culture change across the continuum to get there. What role will case managers play?

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Identify systemic barriers faced by case managers and community-based service providers;
  2. Describe efforts to build evidence-based case management practices in order to influence reimbursement streams; and
  3. Understand new reimbursement and contracting opportunities that open doors for case management services.
Credit Information:
The Commission for Case Manager Certification (CCMC) is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

This program has been pre-approved by The Commission for Case Manager Certification to provide continuing education credit to CCM® board certified case managers. The course is approved for 1 CE contact hour(s). Activity code and Approval number will be awarded on your certificate of completion.

Disclosures:
All planners and speakers have disclosed that they have no relevant financial relationships or conflicts of interest with commercial interests related directly or indirectly to this educational activity.

Commercial Support or Non-Commercial Sponsorship:
There is no commercial support for this activity. The planners and faculty have no relevant relationships to disclose.

Expiration date: 5/29/2021