Case Management Society of America is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting the development of the profession of case management. The Mid-Atlantic Chapter is committed to continue the mission of promoting Case Management by providing a local forum in which to educate our membership, our health care providers and our community to the full scope of services that comprise the practice of Case Management.
Please join us for our next Chapter Meeting
March 8th, 2018
Location: Double Tree-Hilton
Address: 640 Fountain Road
Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462
6:00PM Dinner and Speaker
Registration open now
Each year, CMSA pays special tribute to individuals who have demonstrated distinguished service to the case management profession. The Case Manager of the Year Award and Award of Service Excellence are just a few of the awards given at our Annual Conference & Expo. Ready to submit your nomination or nominate a colleague? Click here!
CMSA 2018 National Conference Registration is open
CMSA's 28th Annual Conference & Expo is coming to Chicago, IL June 19-23, 2018
Annual Conference & Free Membership
At our June 2018 conference in Chicago, we offer eight blocks of concurrent sessions, an expo with 250+ exhibitors and sponsors, fabulous keynote presenters - including The Doctors host Dr. Travis Stork, decorated Army officer and distinguished neurosurgeon, Dr. Allan Hamilton and award-winning journalist, Dr. Rick Rigsby - as well as countless networking opportunities and a lot of fun.
And, have you heard? For our June 2018 annual conference in Chicago, IL, all full conference registrants receive a complimentary one year CMSA membership!
365 Days of Case Management
This year, we are featuring a photo every day for the whole year on our Instagram account. We want those photos to come from you, the heartbeat of the industry. As you go about your day, take a quick photo of any moment you would like to share, making sure to use the hashtag #365daysofCM (your account needs to be public for everyone to see it)! Tell your story and show the world exactly who WE are as case managers and the amazing work that is done.
Please send your photo to firstname.lastname@example.org, then be sure to follow us on Instagram at @cmsanational to see your story featured.
CMSA Mid-Atlantic board members attended CMSA Hill Day on Septemeber 14th and met with legislators to advocate for our patients and our profession. We were highlighted in Congressman Ryan Costello's newsletter!
March 8, 2018
Topic: Chronic Low Back Pain:
What are the treatment options and supporting clinical evidence?
Credit: 2.0 CCM and RN
Speaker: Kim Norton Head of Reimbursement and Payer Relations for Aesculap
This continuing education activity will review surgical treatment options for Degenerative Disc Disease (DDD) and new clinical evidence that assists in selecting the most effective treatment plan. This course provides an overview of the prevalence of low back pain and DDD, discussion of relevant anatomy and clinical implications. Conservative and surgical treatment options will be reviewed with key clinical evidence summarized.
Please register today
Member Rate: $15
Non-Member Rate: $30
If paying by check, Checks can be mailed to:
P.O. Box 1069
North Wales, PA 19454
Our own Pat Agius celebrating National Case Manageent Week in Malta!!
2017 CMSA Conference Austin Texas
Barbara Kuritz, Karen McMahon and Pat Agius from our chapter with Kathy Fraser, Executive Director of CMSA and Mary McLaughlin-Davis, President of CMSA
Please join the Case Management Society of America
for an educational dinner meeting and information on forming a chapter extension in Delaware on
Tuesday March 27, 2018
Christiana Hospital 2120 Emergency Room
Thank you to our host site
Speaker: Kathy Fraser
Title of Presentation: Case Management Ethics: Lifting the Fog
1) Become familiar with the Ethical issues, challenges, and opportunities faces as Managed Care Professionals.
2) Apply your acquired knowledge to develop a solution for specific situations
3) Recognize ethical red flags that occur when there is more than one stakeholder or point of view and be more confident in your decision making capabilities concerning Ethical situations.
Bio: Kathy is a Registered Nurse, a Certified Case Manager, Certified Rehabilitation Registered Nurse and Board Certified in Case Management with the American Nurses Credentialing Center. She holds a Masters’ Degree in Nursing and also a Masters’ Degree in Health Care Administration. Kathy has been a nurse for 38 years beginning with Hospital nursing which included Emergency Room, Labor & Delivery and as a Director of Nursing. Kathy became a Case Manager 23 years ago, creating the 1st Case Management Department for a large national healthcare system.Kathy recently finished a two-year term as the National President, and is currently the Executive Director for the Case Management Society of America’s National Board of Director’s. She is also on the Role Delineation and Expert Panel Committees of the American Nurses Association Certification Council for Case Management. Over the past 23 years she has served 5 previous Chapter Presidency terms in Houston and is a past Houston/Gulf Coast CMSA Case Manager of the Year. Kathy also serves on the Advisors Committee to the Board of Directors of NTOCC (National Transitions of Care Coalition), is on the steering committee of the National COPD Foundation and serves on the National Certification Roundtable Committee. In June 2016, Kathy was presented CMSA’s prestigious Case Manager of the Year Award. In recent years, she was also selected by SEAK, Inc. and the National Workers’ Compensation and Occupational Medicine Conference as one of the “50 Most Influential People in Workers’ Compensation and Occupational Medicine”.
This program offers the following CE’s:
2.4 RN hours / 2.0 CCM hours / 2.0 SW hours
Attention all certified case managers there is a new requirement to have Ethics CEUs in order to renew your case management certification credential.
Thank you to our sponsor
Please register by March 20th
Cost is $15Make checks payable to Mid-Atlantic CMSA - DE Program
Checks can be mailed to:
27007 King Lane
Millville, DE 19967
For Questions please contact Pat Agius at
We look forward to seeing you!
Make this the Year of WE!
In 2018, start your year off right with CMSA; make this the year of WE! Together, we can do so much. Here are a few ways to make your professional year the best one yet:
Education is a cornerstone of the value we provide. We are working on the development, or redevelopment, of six educational pathways which, together, offer a comprehensive package of continuing education for any level of case manager, in any practice setting. These six pathways include: