Building a Community Health Worker (CHW) Workforce in Washington State

Seq ID: 521
DocID: WA8
Authors: Foundation for Healthy Generations
Year: 2014
State: WA

Publicly Available: No
Billing and Reimbursement:
Certification: Process and development
Evidence Generation:
Policy: General language around CHW WD
Sustainable Financing:
Workforce Development: CHW training programs (not cert.), Outreach/education/ TA to employers on CHW generally, Chronic Disease, Recruiting and convening CHWs and stakeholders

Document focuses on building a CHW Workforce in Washington State to address the improvement of health overall by building healthy communities and the improvement of chronic illness care through better integration of care and social supports.

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