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The 2016 CICMSA Fall Conference - So Many Expectations, So Little Time was a tremendous success with an increased number of participants attending the conference this year. Our keynote speaker, Zach Cattrell, President of IHCA/INCAL, guided us through the complicated changes occurring in Medicare reimbursement. Jon Hoffman, CEO of MNS, an Ohio company, gave us insights on what to expect should Indiana choose to coordinate benefits for patients who have both Medicare and Medicaid. Ohio employs a managed care model utilizing insurance companies to coordinate benefits for dual eligible patients in select counties in Ohio.

Vicki Knight, RN, BS, CCM, Community Health Network, led an engaging dialog during lunchtime to identify and utilize networking to improve case management strategies. Linda Saunders of Censusolutions, gave an insightful presentation on the effects of melodrama in the workplace and its impact on productivity and morale with suggestions of intervention to decrease melodrama. Dr. Adam Andres, founding physician at ARM, shared what he has learned physicians and potential patients and their families don’t know about what to expect when admitting to a Skilled Nursing Facility. Finally, Brenda Kenyon, RN, St. Vincent Hospice, gave us practical ideas about caring for ourselves as we experience compassion fatigue as case managers. Next year’s CICMSA Fall Conference is October 12, 2017. We hope to see you then.

Written by: Joe Miller


2017 Fall Conference

Friday, November 10 - Pre-Conference Dinner - Topic: Ethics

Saturday, November 11 - 8:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M. CICMSA Conference

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CCM Review Course at

St. Vincent Heart Hospital - Carmel,  IN

Saturday, May 6th, 2017

For more information - Contact: Susan Plough:

Email Sue Collins for CCM Review Registration:



CICMSA meets monthly the second Thursday, 4:00 P. M.

St. Luke's United Methodist Church, 100 W. 86th St., Rm. N101-102, Indianapolis, IN and starts with a short business meeting followed by an educational program.
Applications are made to CCMC for CCM and NASWIN for Social Worker one hour continuing education units.

Refreshments are provided with ample time for those in attendance to meet and converse. Participation in one of the committees or on the Board of Directors provides additional opportunity for networking. The annual conference held in October brings together case managers and exhibitors from all over central Indiana. This is a time to learn, network, and eat scrumptious food.

Why Join CMSA?

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Membership in national CMSA also provides membership in Central Indiana CMSA (CICMSA).  Through this professional collaboration the wellbeing of the client  can be achieved through fostering Case Management growth and development, impact health care policy and provide evidence-based tools and resources.