Case Manager & Case Manager Supervisor Survey OPEN FOR FEEDBACK!

The FCB is currently developing the CCM and CCM-S credential and we need your help!  In this phase, we are asking people who are familiar with the role and duties of a targeted case manager to review the scope of service drafted for this new credential and provide us with feedback on the proposed performance domains and core competencies.  Please review the hard copy of the Case Manager and Case Manager Supervisor Scope of Service and/or the CCM-CCMS Validation Study Survey instrumnet itself, before responding to the online survey.  You can acces the survey from this link:  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/CCM-CCMS.  All feedback is due by 5 pm on October 13, 2017.  Thank you for your time and feedback!


The FCB is pleased to offer the Certified Case Manager (CCM) and the Certified Case Manager Supervisor (CCMS) credentials to meet the requirements of s. 394.4573(2)(e), Florida Statutes.  The CCM/CCMS grandparenting program is open from May 11, 2017 — March 1, 2018.  The purpose of a grandparenting period is to certify individuals who are currently providing the “soon to be regulated” services without requiring testing activities.  Please read all information on this page and scroll to the bottom for application forms and other resource documents, including Frequently Asked Questions.  TO START, please review the following documents:

Are you eligible or required to hold the CCM or CCMS Credential? Please review the CCM & CCMS Eligibility FAQ 8-1-17.

Credential specific requirements for the Certified Case Manager:  CCM Credential Standards Table 8-1-17

Credential specific requirements for the Certified Case Manager Supervisor:  CCMS Credential Standards Table 8-1-17

Credential specific requirements for the Certified Case Manager — Provisional Status (CCM-P) and the CCM-P UPGRADE:  CCM-P and CCM-P UPGRADE Credential Standards Table 8-1-17


PLEASE NOTE: We are receiving a high volume of certification applications.  The processing time will take longer than usual due to the volume.  The FCB is working closely with the Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) and the Department of Children and Families on the implementation of this new credential.  Please continue your usual interactions and billing with ACHA as we all work to get new processes in place.  For further information about the interface with Medicaid, please call the AHCA, Bureau of Medicaid Policy at 850-412-4206.   Also, see the bulletin from the Department of Children and Families, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Office – DCF Bulletin_Targeted Case Management Certification


CCM, CCMS, and CCM-P Credential Application Forms

Applicants must use forms dated 8-1-17.  Earlier versions of forms will be returned to the applicant. 

 

Standard Application Process and Forms:

CCM or CCMS Application for Certification:  This application is online.  Applicants will complete the online application AFTER creating an account in the FCB certification system.

CCM-CCMS Training Verification Form 8-1-17:  This form must accompany training documentation.  Part 1 is completed by the applicant.  Part 2 is completed by the employer.  The form and supporting documentation may be submitted to the FCB by the applicant or employer.

CCM-CCMS Work Verification Form 8-1-17:  Part 1 is completed by the applicant.  Part 2 is completed by the employer.  The form and supporting documentation must be submitted directly to the FCB by the employer.  The FCB will not accept work verification forms from the applicant.

Provisional Application Process and Forms:

CCM-P Application for Provisional Certification 8-1-17:  This application is only available in hard copy.  Applicants will complete and submit this form AFTER creating an account in the FCB certification system.

CCM-P Employment and Training Verification Form 8-1-17:   Part 1 is completed by the applicant.  Part 2 is completed by the employer.  The form and supporting documentation must be submitted directly to the FCB by the employer.  The FCB will not accept forms/documentation from the applicant.

Provisional UPGRADE Application Process and Forms:

CCM-P Application for Provisional Certification 8-1-17This application is only available in hard copy.  Applicants with a current CCM-P credential must submit this application and fee payment 30 calendar days before the CCM-P expiration date.

CCM-P UPGRADE Application 8-1-17:  Part 1 is completed by the applicant.  Part 2 is completed by the employer.  The form and supporting documentation must be submitted directly to the FCB by the employer.  The FCB will not accept forms/documentation from the applicant.


CCM, CCMS, and CCM-P Credential Application Resources

Please review the most current version of the the Frequently Asked Questions:  CCM – CCMS FAQs 9-18-17

CCM – CCMS – CCM-P Certification Staff Assignments and Contact Information 8-1-17 

General FCB Policies relevant to the CCM and CCMS program are published in these Candidate Guides: 

Candidate Guide: Application Process (August 1, 2017)

Candidate Guide: Maintenance & Renewal Process (August 1, 2017)

The FCB has suspended the Accredited Employer and the Bulk Employer Payment programs until further notice.  The FCB will continue to process applications for persons who were approved prior to 8-1-17.  All new hires and any existing staff who were not identified to the FCB prior to August 1, 2017 will be required to complete the standard application process, including individual payment of certification fees.