Defining the Role of Case Manager as Patient Advocate

The role of nurses as patient advocates is well recognized by healthcare professionals and I believe is becoming more frequently recognized in the workers' compensation industry. However, I believe actually understanding the meaning of the role of advocate for the patient, or injured worker, is frequently misunderstood by all parties, [...]

2019-09-03T16:18:33-05:00June 23rd, 2017|

URAC Is Seeking Comments on Proposed Revisions to Case Management Standards

As you may know, CompAlliance is URAC accredited for Case Management. I recently participated in a Case Management Advisory Group that reviewed the proposed revisions to the Case Management Standards. We met twice weekly from April through May. This was quite an undertaking and I do believe we were able to [...]

2020-06-18T13:21:53-05:00June 13th, 2017|

What Should an Adjuster Expect From Case Management

I just received my CMSA Today magazine (the magazine of the Case Management Society of America) and noticed the magazine this month was focused on the role Case Management plays in a variety of healthcare situations. It made me think about the role we as case managers play in [...]

2020-06-18T13:21:35-05:00June 2nd, 2017|
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