Sources of Sustainable Funding for CHW Positions

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If this pattern is to change, CHWs and other stakeholders will need to consider a variety of funding sources and structures. Sources of sustainable funding for CHW positions include:

  • Employers who see CHWs as a good return on investment
  • Third-party payers such as:
    • Medicare
    • Medicaid
    • Children’s Health Insurance Program
  • Mandates or incentives to state-funded providers