Opportunities for Community Health Workers in the Era of Health Reform
Authors: Bovbjerg, R.B., Eyster, L., Ormond, B.A., Anderson, T., Richardson, E.
Project: No Project Affiliation
Keywords: Financing, US- based
A report published by The Urban Institute. Assesses the benefits and challenges of expanding CHW employment; catalogs how the ACA and other reform efforts have allowed further opportunities for sustainable employment of CHW; explores CHW implications of workforce issues, insurance enrollment needs, affordability and accessibility of services, and changes in approaches to public health and prevention; and highlights promising CHW opportunities in the public and private sectors.