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Promising Approaches to Integrating Community Health Workers into Health Systems: Four Case Studies

Description
Identifies the scope of practice, supervision, financing, and the workforce standards implemented by states and employers in the development of community health worker (CHW) programs. Four case studies that include rural counties illustrate the challenges and opportunities for integrating CHWs into health systems.
Author(s)
Lauren Eyster, Randall R. Bovbjerg
Date
12/2013
Type
Document
Organization
Urban Institute
Tagged as
Community health workers · Diabetes · Health workforce education and training · Home and community-based services · Medicaid · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention