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Rep. Ortega's HB 105 aims to increase the amount of community health workers in Texas

| Mar 16, 2021 | Texas

By classifying community health workers as a quality improvement cost rather than an administrative cost, Medicaid Managed Care Organizations (MCOs) can hire more of these workers to provide critical health services to underserved Texans, according to Rep. Lina Ortega.  The El Paso legislator is sponsoring HB 105, which is “clarifying...[ Read More ]

Intermountain Healthcare and Maverik donate $2 million to Utah Department of Health to fund community health workers for vulnerable communities

| Mar 5, 2021 | Utah

Intermountain Healthcare and Maverik – Adventure’s First Stop are joining together to donate $2 million in funding to support a Utah Department of Health program to mitigate the spread and negative impact of COVID-19 and support vulnerable community members. Community health workers are actively addressing the health disparities among communities...[ Read More ]

What They're Watching: Maria Lemus, Visión y Compromiso

Emily Boerger | Mar 3, 2020 | California

Maria Lemus is the Executive Director of Visión y Compromiso, a national organization that promotes community well-being through the training and support of promotores and community health workers. Lemus joins us in this edition of “What They’re Watching” to discuss organizational integration of promotores, who serve as links between their...[ Read More ]