Summaries of Compelling Data

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Map of the United States with Minnesota and Massachusetts highlighted.
The following are highlights of evidence supporting the employment of CHWs in health care:

  • Case for successful Minnesota Medicaid legislation based on three studies showing return on investment
  • A total of 12 studies were used as evidence in Massachusetts report to the legislature
  • CDC used several studies for March 2011 Translation Brief, “Addressing Chronic Disease through Community Health Workers: a Policy and Systems-Level Approach”
  • Other recent evidence of note