Financing CHW Positions From Employers’ Existing Revenue

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The following are issues in encouraging employers to hire CHWs from their current budgets:

  • Little is published on the budgetary rationale for hiring CHWs
  • It is hard to get employers to accept CHWs as an employee category
  • Different types of employers have different incentives and motivations
  • Employers are best positioned to persuade other employers to try it