Episodic Care Manager vs RN Case Manager


  • Specializes in Med/Surg, Hospice, Palliative Care, HH. Has 8 years experience.

Would someone explain the difference between an Episodic Care Manager and RN Case Manager with insurance companies? I have applied to both and was wondering about the specifics of each title. Thanks!

nurseprnRN, BSN, RN

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They're both RNs. Episodic looks at, well, individual episodes -- admissions. A regular case manager may look at patient populations over time, or have a case load of the same patients over all incidents of care (inpatient, outpatient, rehab home care...), or ...

There's no set-in-stone terminology. Ask if you can please see the job descriptions from the company you're searching.