( Related information) An individual who organizes and coordinates services and supports for children with mental health problems and their families. (Alternate terms: service coordinator, advocate, and facilitator.)
A nurse, doctor, or social worker who arranges all services that are needed to give proper health care to a patient or group of patients. Back to the Top
An individual who organizes services for a client.
A social worker, nurse, or other professional who assesses needs and helps families plan and arrange informal and formal services.
An individual who works with a consumer and/or family to develop a plan which effectively identifies needs and establishes a plan to meet those needs.
A person, generally an experienced professional, who coordinates the services necessary under the case management approach.
At many rehabilitation agencies, clients are assigned one person as their "case manager." This person monitors all the different services and needs of the client. The case manager approves the kinds of services a client gets and if the rehabilitation agency will pay for it.
(Brain Injury Case Manager) A Brain Injury Case Manager's remit includes identifying local sources of help/support, finding/training/supporting carers, exploring activities that may be available, and helping the person with brain injury structure his/her time and live as independently as possible in the community. The Case Manager (CM) will have the background of a suitable health or related profession. A CM is needed where the person with brain injury has difficulty obtaining the support they need. Specifically, the CM's role may be expected to include, as necessary: Co-ordinate placement, care, rehabilitation, and training Liase between hospitals, clinics, day centres, education, social work, etc involved Liase between such agencies and the person with brain injury and family members, care workers, etc Arrange further assessment, placement, etc Recruit, train, and supervise care workers
A nurse or other healthcare practitioner who coordinates the treatment of a woman affected by breast cancer throughout her treatment. The case manager helps the woman formulate questions for the healthcare team, work with insurance companies and identify resources for her and her caregivers.
A clinician who works with consumers, providers and insurers to coordinate services. This term also is applied to MCO employees who conduct utilization review. (Alternate terms: service coordinator, advocate, and facilitator.)
A Family Court staff person who provides information about the law and the court process.
An experienced health professional that works with patients, providers and insurers to coordinate all services deemed necessary to provide the patient with a plan of medically necessary and appropriate health care. Often used for patients with specific diagnoses or who require high-cost or extensive health care services.
a community worker assigned to help the mentally ill adolescent and their family with a full range of needs in a flexible, community-based manner
a coordinator and facilitator of necessary medical and social services
a health care professional, who is employed to manage and coordinate complex medical cases to ensure quality and efficient use of health care resources
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a mental health professional employed by a Community Mental Health service
a mental health professional who will coordinate the services provided to you
a paid professional whose job is to help you access available resources and services to better your life and health status
a person who arranges necessary health-care services for a patient or group of patients
a professional in the area of developmental disabilities and is knowledgeable about resources, supports and services that you or your family member might want or need
a professional staff member who is there to encourage, guide, and support the volunteer/child relationship
a staff member with professional training in a community mental health service
a user assigned to deal with a specific aspect of member health care, while a System Administrator is intended to monitor the general operations of the entire system and therefore requires access to all data on the system
a valuable resource for providing ongoing, detailed coordination of care for high risk patients
A case manager (also called a service coordinator) is an experienced professional, such as a social worker or nurse, who works with clients and providers of services to coordinate the services for the client. For families who have a child with a disability, case managers should provide the family with the resources and support that the family needs to ensure that their child with a disability receives the services that are essential to their well-being.
Case management is a model of health care service delivery wherein one individual on the team is assigned the responsibility of coordinating the care of a particular client. The case manager may offer direct care but, more usually, broker's care, accessing the necessary resources from the community.
A healthcare professional, such as a nurse or physician, who works closely with patients, providers and insurers to help improve the continuity, quality and cost efficiency of care.
Are the 'glue' which holds the system togther, assuring continuity of services for the child and family. Case Managers see to it that the various service components are coordinated and that service needs are assessed and reassessed over time.
The chosen person or agency who helps a family to identify, coordinate and obtain services needed for their disabled child.
A skilled professional who is in charge of case management and coordinates services for policy holders.
Individual who coordinates, monitors and ensures that appropriate and timely care is provided to members.
The special education teacher or therapist, Title I teacher, or at-risk coordinator who is responsible for the implementation, coordination, monitoring, and/or evaluation of a student's special-needs program. A case manager should be a certified staff member and is responsible for the paperwork on a student's program. .
The Work and Income employee who acts as the point of contact between a client and the services provided through Work and Income.
See "Family Court Case Manager."
See Service Coordinator.
A service that helps people arrange appropriate and available services and supports. As needed, a case manager coordinates mental health, social work, education, health, vocational, transportation, advocacy, respite, and recreational services. The case manager makes sure that the child's and family's changing needs are met. (This definition does not apply to managed care)
A staff member who is usually based in a community mental health service who will act as a guide to help you towards recovery. They are responsible for looking after your interests when you are a consumer using public mental health services.
Someone who coordinates medical and social services for SNP members.
Person who organizes and monitors health services for a member.
A person responsible for planning, coordinating and implementing a person's Individual Program Plan (IPP). May also be called a Service Coordinator.
A doctor or nurse affiliated with a managed care plan that arranges and approves medical care for the insured.
A professional who serves as a point of contact for an individual with disabilities or a family. This person seeks out and coordinates resources, monitors progress, and communicates with the person, family, and other professionals.
"A nurse, doctor, or social worker who works with patients, providers and insurers to coordinate all services deemed necessary to provide the patient with a plan of medically necessary and appropriate health care."
A healthcare professional who assists in monitoring the financial aspects of your care, including insurance coverage and discharge planning.
a healthcare professional who manages a patient's care through multiple stages, coordinating doctors, nurses, medications, facilities, and so on. In business parlance, this person is a project manager.
Refers to ACSâ€™ direct staff (e.g. depending on the stage of a case, the care management functions will be the responsibility of either staff within the Division of Child Protection field offices, Office of Contract Agency Case Management, Direct Foster Care Services (DFCS) or Direct Congregate Care). Please note that DFCS and Congregate Care staff are responsible for both case managing and planning responsibilities.
Liaison between client, contractors, and community agencies. The case manager assigns clients to approved work activities, documents activities on ACES WORK screen, and approves support services. See Food Stamp E&T.
Person who works for a state human service agency and is responsible for developing a service plan for an individual and monitoring service delivery
The member of a cancer care team—usually a nurse or oncology nurse specialist—who coordinates the patient’s care throughout diagnosis, treatment, and recovery. The case manager is a new concept that provides a guide through the complex system of health care by helping cut through red tape, getting responses to questions, managing crises, and connecting the patient and family to needed resources.
A person hired by your insurance company or hospital to evaluate your ongoing care.
The Family Advocacy Program staff person responsible for assessing the report of suspected abuse, determining family strengths and treatment needs, developing a treatment plan, presenting the incident to the Case Review Committee, and coordinating the services provided from military and civilian agencies to meet the requirements of the treatment plan.
the member of a cancer care team, often a nurse or cancer nurse specialist, who coordinates the patient's care throughout diagnosis, treatment, and recovery. Case managing is a concept that means primarily one person is directing the patientÂ's care. For example, a case manager may guide the patient through the complex system of health care by cutting through red tape, getting quicker responses to important questions, managing crises, and connecting the patient and family to needed resources.
The person responsible for ensuring continuity of services. (Also called service coordinator)
Specially trained employee (usually an RN) employed to manage the benefits of the client's policy. Works directly with the provider to negotiate rates, reviews and authorized reimbursement for services being provided. Objectives include cost containment and quality of care.
A nurse or social worker who works with you, your doctor, and your insurer to coordinate health care services and provide you with a plan of necessary and appropriate care.
A person, usually a social worker or nurse, who helps to coordinate the care needed for a patient.
A person on the educational or medical team who organizes team members and service delivery . Case managers may be assigned by agencies such as the Department of Mental Retardation (DMR) or the Department of Public Health.
An experienced health care professional (nurse, social worker, doctor or pharmacist) who works with patients, providers and insurers to coordinate all necessary aspects of health care. Case managers evaluate necessity, appropriateness and efficiency of services and drugs provided to individual patients.
An experienced professional, such as a nurse, who works with patients, providers and insurers to coordinate all services deemed necessary to provide the patient with a plan of medically necessary and appropriate health care.
One who handles patient with instance of disease with its attendant circumstances.