Clinical Case Manager Overview

What does a Clinical Case Manager do?

Clinical case managers consult with patients and their families and health care providers to coordinate and ensure that the treatment and care plan in place is carried out properly and brings the desired results. Clinical case managers coordinate tasks between doctors, insurance companies, rehabilitation, and home health care. They assess patients and oversee their complete cases and coordinate with the money providers, including insurance companies, involved in their care.

Clinical case managers ensure patient or client needs are understood clearly, and that patient care is safe, timely, and practical with a client-centered approach. They draft service plans, review case progress, and determine case closure. Clinical case managers help clients achieve wellness and autonomy and make informed decisions by acting as advocates regarding their status and treatment options. They address motivational and psychosocial issues and promote quality and cost effective interventions and outcomes. Clinical case managers need a bachelor's degree in healthcare in a healthcare related field and a proven working experience in case management.

Work/Life Balance
3.6 ★
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Career Opportunity
3.4 ★
Avg. Experience8+ years

How much does a Clinical Case Manager make near United States?

$72,448 /yr
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Clinical Case Manager Career Path

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Clinical Case Manager

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Read what Clinical Case Manager professionals have to say about their job experiences and view top companies for this career.
Clinical Case Manager
Sep 17, 2023

“I'm still thinking about it... My managers and assistant managers have been pretty decent folks to work with.”

Public Consulting GroupPublic Consulting Group
COVID Case Investigation
Jan 28, 2022

“Great Initiative and I love working as a Case Investigator”

Clinical Case Manager
Feb 16, 2022

“Flexible schedule with case load.”

Clinical Case Manager
Sep 17, 2023

“My work life balance is stable.”

The Cigna GroupThe Cigna Group
Clinical Case Manager
Jan 9, 2022

“Training was a little disjointed.”

Angels of Care Pediatric Home HealthAngels of Care Pediatric Home Health
Clinical Case Manager
Jul 24, 2023

“Benefits are terrible.”

Clinical Case Manager
Sep 17, 2023

“Your metrics is what your bonus and merit increase is based on.”

Tulare Youth Service BureauTulare Youth Service Bureau
Clinical Case Manager
Apr 22, 2023

“One of the best things from TYSB was the Flexibility”

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