Paving a Path to Advance the Community Health Worker Workforce in New York State: A New Summary Report and RecommendationsSeq ID: 360
Authors: The New York State Community Health Worker Initiative
Website link: https://nyshealthfoundation.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/paving-path-advance-community-health-worker-october-2011.pdf
Publicly Available: Yes
Billing and Reimbursement:
Certification: CHW roles and scope of practice
Sustainable Financing: How to engage and work with Medicaid, Engaging state partners in general
In order for CHWs to be better integrated into the health care and social service systems, the Initiative recognizes that a fundamental infrastructure must be established or created in order to build and sustain this vital workforce. To this end, the Initiative has developed recommendations for statewide standards around a scope of practice, training, certification and financing mechanisms.