Title

Report to the Legislature on Community Health Worker Certification

UMMS Affiliation

Commonwealth Medicine

Publication Date

2018-10-30

Document Type

Technical Report

Disciplines

Community Health and Preventive Medicine | Health Economics | Health Law and Policy | Health Policy | Health Services Administration | Health Services Research | Insurance

Abstract

A new report making the case for Community Health Workers and assessing the fiscal impact a CHW certification program could have in Connecticut was prepared with the assistance of health policy expert Katharine London of UMass Medical School's Health Law & Policy team. The report was released by the Connecticut Office of Health Strategy as part of its State Innovation Model project.

Keywords

Medicaid, Community Health Workers, certification program, health strategy, Connecticut

Journal/Book/Conference Title

Commonwealth Medicine Publications

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