Community Health Workers & Promotores in the Future of Medi-Cal: Resource Package #3

Authors: California Health Care Foundation
Year: 2021
State: CA
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Publicly Available: Yes
Evidence Generation: Documentation of how CHWs can work within care teams, Evidence-based interventions, General other, Results from pilots studies etc. that aren't published in formal literature, ROI and bundled payment successes/challenges
Sustainable Financing: Engaging state partners in general, Expand evidence base, General other, MCO or bundled payment reimbursement models, Documentation of how CHWs can work within care teams, ROI and bundled payment successes/challenges, Surveys and assessment tools to define and develop workforce
Workforce Development: CDC input on state-level strategic planning, Data sharing between social services and clinical teams, General other (including mention of “employment practices”), Promotores

This third resource package, Data and Evaluation Considerations for CHW/Ps: Supporting Medi-Cal Member Health and Social Care Integration, highlights these topics:

    • ►  Evidence to support CHW/P interventions and the return on investment in programs that employ CHW/Ps
    • ►  Goals and considerations for designing programs with CHW/P partners
    • ►  CHW/P roles in data collection and information sharing between MCPs, health systems, and community- based organizations (CBOs)
    • ►  Strategies for MCPs to include the CHW/P workforce in data collection
    • ►  Considerations for measuring the impact of programs that employ CHW/Ps or CHW/P interventions
    • ►  Infrastructure barriers and challenges in data exchange
    • ►  Considerations for partnering with health systems, CBOs, or training organizations
    • ►  Curated resources and sample tools from programs that employ CHW/Ps

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