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Do case managers have to be licensed?

December 8th, 2022

Short answer is no, RN Case Managers do not need a separate license from their RN. The most common certification for the specialty is the CCM (certified case manager) which most positions prefer, along with a master’s degree.

April 23rd, 2023

No; however, employers may require a certification.

April 18th, 2023

They must have an RN license. Most employers also require obtaining the CCM certification with in 3-5 years of employment.

March 20th, 2023

Yes they sure do.

December 19th, 2023

case managers are usually licensed social workers or therapist, however anybody can be a "case manager". It is not a licensed position.
it depends upon the business that is operating it and I would assume state regulations regarding the position.