Category Archives: Social Solutions

Turning Measurement into Effectiveness: The Power of Forecasting

The ability to project the effectiveness of your workforce development or other social services programs is crucial. Aside from resource planning purposes, these programs find themselves under scrutiny from federal and state regulatory bodies and potential investors (for social impact bonds).  Forecasting gives you the ability to project your results …

Critical Features of Performance Management Software for WIA: Course Correction

For organizations accepting funding through the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) and state agencies overseeing WIA distributions, performance management is a key component to success. Because all data collection and workforce reporting systems have different features, though, some are better suited for WIA-related initiatives than others. In our ongoing …

3 Simple Steps to Effective Nonprofit Performance Measurement

Nonprofit Performance MeasurementWith funds low and demand for services high, many nonprofit administrators may feel as though they don’t have time for proper nonprofit performance measurement. But the importance of creating a carefully crafted strategy should not be underestimated, even when it feels like your organization is struggling just to keep its proverbial head above water.

With the right tools, your organization can free up resources by investing just a little bit of time and focus on your nonprofit performance measurement processes. read more

Targeted Case Management: The Next Revolution in Case Management Services

Targeted Case Management Services

According to Pennsylvania’s Health Information website, targeted case management (TCM) is any “direct assistance to adult and children consumers of the behavioral health system, including problem resolution, advocacy and referral to other appropriate services.”

Are you thinking what I’m thinking?

That definition sounds very much like the definition of general case management.

Medicaid, on the other hand, uses this term in a completely different manner. In a Congressional Research Service report on the Medicaid Targeted Case Management (TCM) benefits, it is clarified thus:

Case management services assist Medicaid beneficiaries in obtaining needed medical and related services. Targeted Case Management (TCM) refers to case management for specific Medicaid beneficiary groups or for individuals who reside in state-designated geographic areas.

So essentially, at least when used by Medicaid, TCM has to do with providing case management services to specific “target” populations. When used by other organizations, however, targeted case management is often used to indicate personalized case management or just used as an alternative name for general case management services.
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