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Monday, March 2, 2015
  Clinical Accuracy Spoken Here  

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  Excellence in Case Mgmt  

CM Express: Can You Speak "Money"?

Virtually every discipline has its own language. Much like the uninitiated are totally mystified by the terminology associated with the clinical practice of medicine, CMs need to add to their arsenal a new language.

In order for CMs to effectively participate in the claims and reimbursement process which is the major source of a healthy cash flow, they must "speak the language" of that process.

[Reference: CM Express, Mod B, Improving Claims]

  Improving Patient Care...  

CM Express: CMs = Value = Money

"Hospital and health system executives are coming to recognize the economic consequences of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) and realize that if there was ever a time to utilize the expertise, skills and knowledge embodied in case managers to enhance their processes and their bottom line, that time is NOW."

Mindy Owen, RN, CRRN, CCM

[Reference: CM Express, Mod B, Improving Claims]


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