Health Care Reform Act Mandate

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Two CHWs talking.
Convene statewide advisory council to investigate:

  • Use and funding of CHWs
  • Role in increasing access to health care
  • Role in eliminating health disparities

Also to make recommendations for a “sustainable CHW program” in a report to Legislature.

Certification recommendations introduced as new bill in 2009, passed in August 2010.

Subsequent 2012 payment reform legislation included support for CHWs.