Community Health Workers: Building a workforce in Nevada to reduce health disparities and increase access to care

Seq ID: 345
DocID: NV1
Authors: Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health
Year: 2016
State: NV
Website link: https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=3&ved=2ahUKEwj1mvG2i8joAhXYAp0JHfyCC6wQFjACegQIBBAB&url=https%3A%2F%2Fmed.unr.edu%2FDocuments%2Fmed%2Fstatewide%2Fecho%2Fclinics%2Fpublic-health%2F2015%2FNV%2520CHW%2520PPT%2520for%2520TRAIN%2520Final%2520V0%25204.pdf&usg=AOvVaw0Rwr9VTEZaIhrs3opFx0Ug
Publicly Available: Yes
Billing and Reimbursement:
Certification: CHW roles and scope of practice, Competencies, Training and training programs
Evidence Generation:
Policy:
Sustainable Financing: How to engage and work with Medicaid
Workforce Development: General, Training- Content/modes/delivery

Presentation defining CHWs and their roles, recognizing the need for utilizing CHWs to address health disparities, raising awareness of how CHWs can improve the health of underserved communities, improve access and reduce costs, and understanding policy and systems changes to support the integration and sustainability of CHWs into the healthcare system.





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