The Case Manager's Handbook / Edition 2

The Case Manager's Handbook / Edition 2

by Catherine M. Mullahy
     
 

ISBN-10: 0834210738

ISBN-13: 9780834210738

Pub. Date: 04/01/1998

Publisher: Aspen

Written by an active and nationally recognized case management consultant, The Case Manager's Handbook, Second Edition is the ultimate how—to guide —— designed to define good case management, examine the case management process and present practical procedural information. Virtually every chapter has been revised. New chapters and sections have been

Overview

Written by an active and nationally recognized case management consultant, The Case Manager's Handbook, Second Edition is the ultimate how—to guide —— designed to define good case management, examine the case management process and present practical procedural information. Virtually every chapter has been revised. New chapters and sections have been added to cover timely topics including ethics, legislation, disease management, managed care, credentialing groups, end—of—life issues, and do—not—recussitate orders, and much more. Packed with tried—and—true approaches to care and claims management, you'll find this book to be an excellent daily reference or a resource for a different approach. It can be used as a training guide for new case managers, or a teaching tool for client groups.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780834210738
Publisher:
Aspen
Publication date:
04/01/1998
Series:
Administration and Management Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
616
Product dimensions:
1.28(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

Contents: PROFILE OF A CASE MANAGER * The Case Manager as Catalyst, Problem Solver, Educator * The Case Manager’ s Universe * Insurance Providers and Administrators * Insurance Lines and Health Benefit Plans * Legal and Ethical Responsibilities of the Case Management Profession * CASE MANAGEMENT PROCEDURES * Communications * The Case Management Work Format and Process * Integrated Case Management: Preadmission, Concurrent Review, Utilization Review, and Case Management * Working Effectively with Claims Departments: Case Managers in Consulting Roles * CASE MANAGEMENT ADMINISTRATION AND FINANCIAL CONSIDERATIONS * Financial and Quality Assurance Reporting * Managing a Case Management Department: Your Role as Department Head or Independent Case Manager * TRENDS AND OPPORTUNITIES IN CASE MANAGEMENT * Case Manager Credentialing * Industry Directions * CASE MANAGEMENT IN ACTION: CASES IN PROFILE * Care at Home * Managing a Long-Term Case * Techniques for AIDS Cases * Public Sector Case Management * Cases in Profile * Appendixes * Index

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