Incorporating Community Health Workers into State Health Care Systems: Options for Policymakers

Seq ID: 563
DocID: Natl16
Authors: Blackman K, Scotti S
Year: 2015
State: NatDoc
Website link:
Publicly Available: Yes
Certification: General, CHW roles and scope of practice, Training and training programs
Evidence Generation: Documentation of how CHWs can work within care teams
Policy: Lessons learned from other states
Sustainable Financing: General, How to engage and work with Medicaid
Workforce Development: General

Document provides examples of CHW programs from several states and lists CHW responsibilities. It also elaborates on CHW’s effect on quality and cost, CHWs and health care teams, CHWs and Medicaid, financing CHWs, and legislative action and policy considerations.

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