Medicaid Savings Resulted When Community Health Workers Matched Those With Needs to Home and Community Care

Authors Felix, H.C. , Mays, G.P. , Steward, M.K. , Cottoms, N. , Olson, M.

Date 2011

Keywords CHW models, Financing, Research and Evaluation Methods, Selected Health Conditions, US- based

A journal article from Health Affairs. Describes the savings in Medicaid that resulted from the Arkansas Community Connector Program, in which CHW identified people with unmet long-term care needs at risk for entering nursing homes, and connected them to Medicaid home and community-based services.