Status Summary

The bill was heard, amended and passed in the Health Care and Wellness Committee. Public hearing in Appropriations on 2/3 and executive action taken in the House Committee on Appropriations on 2/6. Majority; 2nd substitute bill passed. Referred to Rules for review on 2/6. It appears that the bill was pulled in Rules and voted on by the House. It was referred to the Senate Health and Long Term Care committee and then was referred to Rules 2 Consideration on 2/19. The bill did not come out of the House and therefore is dead. (updated 3/1)

Legislative Session

2018

Status

Died

Sponsor

Rep. Robinson

Community health worker is defined as a frontline public health worker who works to improve community health or the health of populations. 

Roles include: cultural mediation, culturally appropriate health education, outreach, care coordination and management, providing coaching and social support, advocacy, building individual and community capacity, providing various direct services, implementing assessments, and engaging in research and evaluation.