Other Sustainable Funding Sources

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CHWs talking to a mother holding her son, and an elderly man.
Other sustainable funding sources for CHW positions include:

  • Direct employment or contracting for CHW services by payers or intermediaries
  • State mandates or incentives to include CHWs in major, ongoing categorical programs
  • CHWs as a class of providers under major public insurance programs
  • Direct state appropriation
  • Existing block grant programs
  • Preparedness and disaster response