California Legislature Assembly Bill No. 316

Year: 2003
State: CA
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Publicly Available: Yes
Certification: CHW input in process, CHW role scope of practice, Legislative language bills etc., Process and development, Role of state government
Policy: General language around CHW WD, General other, Legislative language
Sustainable Financing: Including community-based CHWs
Workforce Development: Outreach campaigns to identify CHWs, Promotores

Existing law requires the State Department of Health Services to review and survey the extent to which agricultural workers and their families utilize those public health programs for which they are eligible, including, but not limited to, the Medi-Cal program and the Healthy Families Program.

This bill would state the intent of the Legislature to enact legislation that would encourage health delivery systems to use the model of Promotores De Salud, where appropriate, and to provide incentives to encourage the use of that model.

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