Policy Research

Pictured Above: Assemblymember Grace Meng and CACF co-host Briefing Program with State Officials at 3rd Annual Asian Pacific American Legislative Advocacy Day

The NYU-CUNY PRC is actively engaged in contributing to policy discussions that advance critical issues facing the CHW workforce and integration of CHWs into healthcare systems. 

Current policy work around community health workers involves four core issues:

A.  Definition and Scope of the Workforce
B.  Reimbursement of CHWs
C.  Workforce Development, Training and Credentialing
D.  Research and Evaluation

These issues are further summarized here.

Our PRC has produced policy reports, white papers, and other products in collaboration with state and national partners to serve as a resource for policymakers and healthcare institutions engaged in CHW policy initiatives: