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Extensive evidence shows that Community Health Workers (CHWs) can help health systems meet the triple aim: improve population health, improve quality of care and contain costs, while also promoting health equity and community engagement. However, most CHW programs are grant funded, and when the funding ends, the program ends.
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London, Katharine, "New payment methods and delivery system reforms can support sustainable funding for community health worker services" (2018). Commonwealth Medicine Publications. 183.
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