Rebecca Perez, BSN, RN, CCM
Rebecca Perez has a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing and is a Certified Case Manager with extensive clinical and case management experience. Much of her case management career has been spent in the pursuit to hone skills to better communicate with patients, and to move them toward self-advocacy and improved health outcomes. She has been involved with the Case Management Society of America since 1997, holding both local and national leadership positions and honored with the 2013 National CMSA Case Manager of the Year award. She is a published author of professional articles, Case Management Adherence Guidelines and a co-author of the 2010 Integrated Case Management Manual. Rebecca was a developer of CMSA’s Integrated Case Management training curriculum and was a master trainer for the original program. She had created CMSA’s new Integrated Case Management Training Program to coincide with the new manual, “CMSA’s Integrated Case Management Manual: For Case Managers by Case Managers” providing advanced practical skills and training to case managers working with individuals with health complexity. Rebecca recently moved into the position as Director of Product Development for Fraser Imagineers and the Case Management Society of America. She also serves as the Executive Director for the CMSA Foundation. Past work experience includes 16 years in the acute care setting and 23 years of case management experience. Case management experience includes both frontline and management for payors and a large managed care organization working with the organizations health plans and quality/accreditation to ensure case management practice was performed according CMSA’s Standards of Practice. A training curriculum was developed to achieve this as well as to ensure compliance with NCQA guidelines. Assisted the Corporate Quality and Accreditation department with audit guidelines, conducted file reviews with the health plans to review practice and compliance and assisted with comment on proposed Population Health and LTSS guidelines.