Making the Case for Sustainable Funding for Community Health Worker Services: Talking to Payers and Providers
UMass Chan AffiliationsCommonwealth Medicine, Center for Health Law and Economics
community health workers
Health Action 2018: Staying Strong for America’s Families
Community Health and Preventive Medicine
Health Law and Policy
Health Services Administration
Health Services Research
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AbstractIn this presentation, Katharine London of the Center for Health Law and Economics makes her case for offering sustainable funding for community health worker services. Research has shown community health workers can have a distinct impact on health systems, helping them improve population health and contain costs, while also promoting health equity and community engagement. This presentation was designed to assist CHWs and other advocates in engaging with policymakers and payers to support CHW sustainability and develop a financial plan for their CHW work. It was presented as part of a CHW Sustainability event held at the Families USA’s annual conference, Health Action 2018: Staying Strong for America’s Families, in Washington, DC. See Katharine London's blog post on payment delivery methods for community health workers here.
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