Community Health Workers & Promotores in the Future of Medi-Cal: Resource Package #1



Authors: California Health Care Foundation
Year: 2021
State: CA
Website link: https://www.chcf.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/CHWPsFutureMediCalRsrcPkg1RoleCHWPsHCDeliveryMembers.pdf
Publicly Available: Yes
Billing and Reimbursement:
Certification: Administration - certification boards state health departments etc., CHW role scope of practice, Competencies, General other, Process and development, State input in process, Training and training programs
Evidence Generation:
Policy:
Sustainable Financing:
Workforce Development: General other (including mention of “employment practices”), Promotores, Recruiting and convening CHWs stakeholders

This first resource package, The Role of CHW/Ps in Health Care Delivery for Medi-Cal Members, highlights:

  • ►  CHW/P roles, core competencies, responsibilities, and the differences between them
  • ►  Strategies MCPs and their partners can use to design CHW/P programs and recruit and hire CHW/Ps
  • ►  Considerations for collaborating with partner organizations on CHW/P programs
  • ►  Infrastructure barriers and solutions to CHW/P implementation
  • ►  Key insights from CHW/Ps
  • ►  Lessons from California’s Whole Person Care pilots and Health Homes Program
  • ►  Curated resources and sample tools from established CHW/P programs to guide the implementation process


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