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What Evidence Supports State Laws to Establish Community Health Worker Scope of Practice?



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Title What Evidence Supports State Laws to Establish Community Health Worker Scope of Practice?
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Year 2017
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Extraction Form: CHW Certification
Design Details
Question... Follow Up Answer Follow-up Answer
Study design ... (specify): Other ... Evidence Summary by CDC
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Patient population Diabetes (type 2)
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Age of participants Not specified
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How many CHWs were included in the study: NR
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Terminology for CHW Community health worker
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Race/ethnicity of CHWs: NR
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Language of CHWs: NR
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Component of certification evaluated: ... (specify): Other ... presence of certification (presumed component); otherwise, no specific component identified
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Outcomes measured: Evidence of benefit
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Evidence of benefit
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State: NR
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Setting Not specified
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Author affiliation: ... (specify): Federal government agency ... Centers for Disease Control
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Funding source Government
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Does this apply to Guiding Question 1 (effect of CHW certification on CHW retention, recruitment, scope of practice, reimbursement, or employer liability No
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If yes for Guiding Question 1, explain.
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Does this apply to Guiding Question 2 (effect of CHW certification on quality or consistency of care, health outcomes, or patient/family acceptance, trust, and use of CHWs)? Yes
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If yes for Guiding Question 2, explain. The authors of this evidence summary linked certification with improved glycemic control among diabetics.
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Does this apply to Guiding Question 3 (What is the context of CHW certification requirements and their implementation in the United States)? Yes
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If yes for Guiding Question 3, explain Authors briefly describe status of certification efforts across other states.
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Does this apply to Guiding Question 4 (potential positive and negative implications of requiring CHW certification)? No
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If yes for Guiding Question 4, explain.
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Does this apply for Guiding Question 5 (What future research is needed to close existing evidence gaps regarding CHW certification)? No
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