Community Health Workers in Chronic Disease: Current DevelopmentsSeq ID: 351
Authors: Rush C
Website link: http://www.nevadapublichealthfoundation.org/wp-content/themes/nphf/userfiles/Downloads/synchronicity%20conference/Community%20Health%20Workers%20in%20Chronic%20Disease%20-%20Rush.pdf
Publicly Available: Yes
Billing and Reimbursement:
Certification: CHW roles and scope of practice
Sustainable Financing: General, CMS and CDC engagement from a national level
Describes the role of CHWs and Chronic Disease and how they operate under the ACA. Includes a definition of CHWs and information on their roles and functions, professionalization, current payer interests, and recent ROI studies.