The 2018 Tennessee Community Health Workers: A Statewide Forum




Year: 2018
State: TN
Website link: https://www.meharry-vanderbilt.org/meharry-vanderbilt/sites/default/files/CHW%20Forum%20-%20Proceedings%203%2012%2019.pdf
Publicly Available: Yes
Billing and Reimbursement:
Certification: CHW input in process, Lessons learned from other states, Process and development
Evidence Generation:
Policy: Building partnerships, Identifying policy expertise within state, Lessons learned from other states
Sustainable Financing:
Workforce Development: General other (including mention of “employment practices”), Recruiting and convening CHWs stakeholders

The objectives of the forum are as follows: to define the role, benefit and impact of CHWs, provided exemplary personnel, to recognize the work of the TN Community Health Worker Collaborative, to gain statewide interest and input for a statewide association, and to establish a setting for developing, sharing and networking for CHWs and the organizations they work with.



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