Integrating Community Health Workers into a Reformed Health Care System

Authors Bovbjerg, R.R. , Eyster, L. , Ormond, B.A. , Anderson, T. , Richardson, E.

Date 2013

Keywords Financing, Scope of Practice, Training and Supervision, US- based

A report by The Urban Institute. Highlights the roles CHW play and the services they offer, documents CHW achievements and success, describes the obstacles and challenges to hiring CHW, discusses the increased opportunities for CHW under health care reform, and offers next steps for training and growing the CHW workforce.