Kentucky Department for Public Health: Medicaid Community Health Worker Pilot Program Proposal

Authors: Kentucky Department for Public Health
Year: 2023
State: KY
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Publicly Available: Yes
Certification: CHW role scope of practice, Competencies
Evidence Generation: Documentation of how CHWs can work within care teams
Sustainable Financing: Expand evidence base, How to engage and work with Medicaid, Documentation of how CHWs can work within care teams, ROI and bundled payment successes/challenges
Workforce Development: Data sharing between social services and clinical teams, General other (including mention of “employment practices”)

The purpose of this pilot project is to support existing evidence that Community Health Workers play an integral role in health care teams. Additionally, this project aims to demonstrate the impact that Community Health Workers have on health outcomes for Kentuckians as well as healthcare associated costs.

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