“Funding Community Health Workers in California: Using Medi-Cal to Transform Healthcare Delivery” details the funding mechanisms available to reimburse Community Health Workers (CHWs) in California’s Medi-Cal system. This report examines other states that have successfully amended their Medicaid programs to integrate CHWs through State Plan Amendments and Medicaid waivers. As California looks to implement a CHW Medi-Cal benefit in 2022, this report includes lessons learned from other states and recommendations for equitable implementation.

Read the CHW Financing 2021 Report (PDF)