Paving a Path to Advance the Community Health Worker Workforce in New York State: A New Summary Report and Recommendations

Seq ID: 360
DocID: NY2
Authors: The New York State Community Health Worker Initiative
Year: 2011
State: NY
Website link:
Publicly Available: Yes
Billing and Reimbursement:
Certification: CHW roles and scope of practice
Evidence Generation:
Policy: General
Sustainable Financing: How to engage and work with Medicaid, Engaging state partners in general
Workforce Development:

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.

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