CMSNE is the New England Chapter of the CASE MANAGEMENT SOCIETY OF AMERICA (CMSA), one of the fastest growing networks of professionals committed to providing education and support to all case managers regardless of educational background and professional alliance. CMSNE has been recognized by CMSA for their outstanding efforts in membership development. Members of CMSNE include Case Management professionals from Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Maine.
Who Can Join?
You do not need to be a case manage to join CMSA, just a desire to expand your opportunities and knowledge.
Catagory A - Case Manager Members - individuals involved in the field of Case Management. Requirements include a health professional degree, current license or national certification in the health or human service profess.
Category B - Associate Members - individuals actively providing Case Management related services and not qualified as a Case Manager Member.
Please note: CMSA members are NOT required to have a CCM Certification.
Why Become a Member?
Membership with CMSA National and CMSNE will help promote your growth through educational and networking opportunities. To become a member of CMSNE, you must first become a member of CMSA National. The dues are $170 for National, and $25 for the local chapter.
CMSNE Individual Chapter Membership Benefits
With almost 600 members CMSNE offers over 25 educational programs throughout the New England Region each year. More members mean more networking and resource opportunities, which only strengthens our knowledge base. Programs are offered in identified regions (ME, NH, RI and Western MA) as well as in identified specialty practices and arenas.Educational Programs are often free or at a reduced fee for CMSNE members.
Our annual conferences offer nationally renown case management experts and chance to network with peers and regional health care leaders.
Chapter website - www.CMSNE.org
CMSNE website has won national recognition by CMSA for it’s use of Technology. Our website offers to our membership the opportunity to view upcoming educational programs and to register directly online. Job postings for positions in the New England area can also be viewed, as well as members are entitled to post a position for free.
Direct access to our chapter office and Executive Board can be gained from the chapter website. Also provides links to CMSA, partnering organizations and corporate sponsors.
Member and Specialty E-group
CMSNE offers to it’s membership the opportunity to join in an electronic email group forum to receive periodic membership updates and/or specialty group discussion forums.
CMSNE’s newsletter The Facilitator is distributed to membership electronically on a bimonthly basis. The Facilitator provides a wide variety of information regarding educational programs, national news and events, job postings and items of interest to case management practice.
The Facilitator has received a Chapter Excellence Award by CMSA.
CMSNE has a well established scholarship fund which is available to members who have actively participated on CMSNE committees or attended CMSNE events. Funds can be utilized by members to further their education. CMSNE will provide up to 6 scholarships per year, not to exceed $500 each, total scholarships per year not to exceed $3,000. Each year CMSNE recognizes a member for their outstanding service to the chapter and the profession of case management. This recognition is awarded at our annual conference in the fall.
CMSA/CMSNE Announces a
New Retiree Membership Level
CMSNE is pleased to announce that we are partnering with CMSA to offer a member discount for CMSA Membership to CMSNE members who are currently unemployed due to retirement and/or disability that results in not currently being gainfully employed. The discount offer is as follows;
- CMSA National Dues - $50
- Local Chapter Dues to CMSNE - $0
- Discount is for a one year timeframe but may be applied for annually
We realize and appreciate the knowledge and experience many of our members have developed over the years and want to ensure that they can remain active within the chapter without undue financial strain.