Community Health Workers: Recommendations for Bridging Healthcare Gaps in Rural America
Policy brief reviewing research findings on community health worker (CHW) integration, and how CHWs can help bridge healthcare gaps in rural communities. Also reviews various state policies related to CHWs, identifies a number of care settings where CHWs are working in rural areas, and makes policy recommendations to support the continued integration of CHWs into the rural healthcare delivery system.
Kailyn Dorhauer Mock, Tracy Morton, Prisci Quijada, Julie St. John
National Rural Health Association
Access · Community health workers · Policy · Scope of practice