CMSA Mission & Strategic Vision
The Case Management Society of
America is the leading membership association providing professional collaboration across the healthcare continuum to advocate
for patients' wellbeing and improved health outcomes by fostering case management growth and development, impacting health
care policy, and providing evidence-based tools and resources.
Care managers are advocates who help patients understand their current health status, what they can do about
it and why those treatments are important. In this way, care managers are catalysts by guiding patients and providing
cohesion to other professionals in the health care delivery team, enabling their clients to achieve goals more effectively
Case Management is:
process of assessment, planning, facilitation, care coordination, evaluation, and advocacy for options and services to meet
an individual's and family's comprehensive health needs through communication and available resources to promote quality cost-effective
CMSA's Strategic Vision
"Case managers are recognized experts and vital participants in the
care coordination team who empower people to understand and access quality, efficient health care.