Opportunities for Community Health Workers in the Era of Health Reform

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

Date 2013

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.