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An Emerging Model for Community Health Worker-Based Chronic Care Management for Patients With High Health Care Costs in Rural Appalachia

Description
Describes a community health worker-based chronic care management model implemented in rural counties in 3 central Appalachian states. Demonstrates how to engage health insurance companies to support and sustain this model.
Author(s)
Richard Crespo, Matthew Christiansen, Kim Tieman, Richard Wittberg
Citation
Preventing Chronic Disease, 17
Date
02/2020
Type
Document
Tagged as
Appalachia · Community health workers · Diabetes · Health conditions · Health insurance · Statistics and data · Kentucky · Ohio · West Virginia