Kentucky House Bill 525: An Act relating to community health workers – Edited Draft

Authors: K. Moser, K. Banta, S. Heavrin, K. King, R. Palumbo, C. Stevenson, B. Wheatley, L. Willner
Year: 2022
State: NatDoc: National Document
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Publicly Available: Yes
Certification: Funding of certification, Legislative language bills etc., Role of state government, State input in process
Policy: General language around CHW WD, General other, Legislative language
Sustainable Financing: Engaging state partners in general, Education to HC orgs on payment options bundled etc., Reimbursement TA for FQHCs Medicaid etc.

This is an edited draft of Kentucky House Bill 525, which calls for the Kentucky House to create a new section of KRS Chapter 205 to require Medicaid reimbursement for certain services provided by certified community health workers; create new sections of KRS Chapter 309 to establish community health worker certification; amend KRS 205.6497 to require the Kentucky Children’s Health Insurance Program to reimburse certain services provided by certified community health workers.  THIS IS NOT THE FINAL VERSION OF THE BILL. but it can be compared to the final version to study how legislation may change in going thru the legislature.

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