How are Medicaid managed care organizations supporting community health workers? Results from a national study presentation

Authors: Wennerstrom, A., Sugarman M., Haywood C., Smith D., Jindal D., Rush, C., and Wilkinson G.
Year: 2021
State: NatDoc: National Document
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Publicly Available: Yes
Evidence Generation: General other, Results from pilots studies etc. that aren't published in formal literature, Surveys and assessment tools to define and develop workforce
Sustainable Financing: General other, How to engage and work with Medicaid, Education to HC orgs on payment options bundled etc., MCO or bundled payment reimbursement models, Reimbursement TA for FQHCs Medicaid etc., ROI and bundled payment successes/challenges
Workforce Development: Data sharing between social services and clinical teams, General other (including mention of “employment practices”)

In this interactive presentation, a CHW and an academic ally will co-present initial quantitative and qualitative findings from this study. Audience members will engage in dialogue about their experiences and reactions to the data presented. Study findings and the resulting discussion will be relevant to a national audience, as nearly 40 states, including the most populous ones, have Medicaid managed care.

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