Chw's role in improving health & reducing disparities: The Massachusetts experience
Learning Areas:Public health or related organizational policy, standards, or other guidelines
Describe lessons learned from Community Health Workers in Massachusetts who worked to enroll individuals after the state passed its health insurance mandate in 2006.
Keyword(s): Community Health Advisor, Community Health Promoters
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am a CHW in MA and have first hand experience in implementing the MA health reform law
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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