Monterey County Community Health Workers Convening: Recent Developments & Future Opportunities



Authors: Monterey County Health Department
Year: 2019
State: CA

Publicly Available: Yes
Billing and Reimbursement:
Certification: Lessons learned from other states
Evidence Generation:
Policy:
Sustainable Financing: Documentation of how CHWs can work within care teams, ROI and bundled payment successes/challenges
Workforce Development: CHW training programs (not cert.), General other (including mention of “employment practices”), Recruiting and convening CHWs stakeholders, Training- Content modes delivery

Conference agenda for May 2019.  Convened by Monterey county health department and UCSF. Learning objectives included:

  • Understand the local and national CHW landscape
  • Understand CHWs’ return on investment (ROI) in clinical and community settings
  • Understand CHWs’ contributions to health equity
  • Understand the successes and challenges of utilizing CHWs in the region
  • Co-create the future of CHWs for the region


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