Leveraging Community Health Workers within California’s State Innovation Model: Background, Options and Considerations

Seq ID: 34
DocID: CA7
Authors: Davis A
Year: 2013
State: CA
Website link: https://pdfs.semanticscholar.org/e02d/670f9b45479fa74ffc5fb1562da8887077dd.pdf
Publicly Available: Yes
Certification: Process and development, CHW roles and scope of practice, Outcomes of certification
Evidence Generation: White papers

Characterizes the continuum of professions that may provide services/education aligned with the CHW model, including Promotores, patient navigators, and other titles; describes possible approaches to incorporate these professions into the primary care system or into community-based practice models, including reviewing examples from other states; describes possible financing mechanisms to support these professions; and, identifies any evidence of beneficial outcomes associated with this the use of CHWs and associated professions.

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