The Houston Community Health Worker Survey: Unanticipated Effects of Certification

Seq ID: 454
DocID: TX11
Authors: Harris A, McArthur K, Huang C, Harcrow M, Dacso C
Year: 2008
State: TX

Publicly Available: No
Billing and Reimbursement:
Certification: Process and development, CHW roles and scope of practice, Legislative language and bills, Grandparenting language and processes
Evidence Generation:
Policy:
Sustainable Financing:
Workforce Development:

We present in this paper the results of an evaluation of community health worker (CHW) utilization in Houston, Texas
from May to August 2007. We present the state of the field in a diverse city; identify challenges, including certification;
and discuss community-based solutions.





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