The Center for Health Equity Research at Northern Arizona University (CHER-NAU) through funding from the Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) and in collaboration with the University of Arizona, Arizona Prevention Research Center (AzPRC) aimed to engage Arizona health plan leadership in conversations about the integration and sustainability of the Community Health Worker (CHW) workforce within Arizona’s Medicaid contracted health plans and provider networks. Information gathered provides unprecedented insight into innovative strategies for integrating, sustaining and scaling of the CHW workforce within the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS). Specifically, conversations with health plan leadership