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

Year:
2021
State:
CA
Website Link:
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

Summary

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