Community Health Worker White Paper: Report and RecommendationsSeq ID: 516
Authors: Comprehensive Health Education Foundation
Website link: https://www.mainequalitycounts.org/image_upload/FinalChwWhitePaper.pdf
Publicly Available: Yes
Billing and Reimbursement:
Policy: Lessons learned from other states, General language around CHW WD, Building partnerships
Workforce Development: Outreach/education/ TA to employers on CHW generally, General, Recruiting and convening CHWs and stakeholders
Paper intends to trigger a deeper, cross-sector, statewide conversation about CHWs that will result in a CHW road map for the state. The paper describes the history of CHWs, their effectiveness in achieving health outcomes and cost savings, highlights what other states have done, provides considerations and insights from the field in advancing the CHW workforce, and offers practical recommendations to move forward.