Support of CHWs Under Federal Health Care Reform

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A CHW talking to some women about healthy behaviors.
Support of CHWs under Federal health care reform includes:

  • National Health Care Workforce Commission (§5101)—includes CHWs as primary care professionals
  • Grants to Promote the Community Health Workforce (§5313)—CDC grants:
    • To promote positive health behaviors and outcomes in medically underserved communities
    • Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI)