UMMS Affiliation

Commonwealth Medicine; Center for Health Law and Economics

Publication Date


Document Type



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


Learn about interventions that employ community health workers to improve health outcomes for select patient groups while containing costs. UMass staff constructed models to focus on specific health issues, such as diabetes and asthma, in particular regions in Maine. The models are designed to promote widespread adoption of payment models and mechanisms that support CHWs’ work.


community health workers, health outcomes, diabetes, asthma, Maine, payment models

Journal/Book/Conference Title

8th Annual Community Health Worker/Patient Navigator Conference


Presented at 8th Annual Community Health Worker/Patient Navigator Conference.



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