Community Health Workers Get Promising Opportunities at the Height of Health Reform

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has established a turning point in integrating Community Health Workers (CHWs) within the mainstream of health care, public health, and social services.

An Urban Institute paper reviews present obstacles to and enablers of the expansion of CHW employment, and examines workforce issues, insurance enrollment requirements, affordability and accessibility of services, and changes in approaches to public health and prevention.

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Federal Programs Related to - Health Care Reform

Programs concerned with innovation and improvement of the health care system by reappraisal, amendment of services, and removal of faults and abuses in providing and distributing health services to patients. It includes a re-alignment of health services and health insurance to maximum demographic elements (the unemployed, indigent, uninsured, elderly, inner cities, rural areas) with reference to coverage, hospitalization, pricing and cost containment, insurers' and employers' costs, pre-existing medical conditions, prescribed drugs, equipment, and services. Health Care Planning; Health Planning; Health Policy

Federal Programs Related to - Health Care Issues

Programs that deal with the overall organization of the health care system including all aspects of the quality, costs, accessibility and
appraisal of health care and health care delivery.

Access of Health Care; Accessibility of Health Services; Availability of Health Services; Health Services Accessibility; Managed Care Programs;

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