Start: Monday, October 23, 2023 - 01:00 pm
Public Notices

Special Meeting
Community Health Worker Task Force
Monday, Oct. 23, 2023
1:00-2:30 p.m., CST

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Join by phone: 1-669-444-9171, Conference ID: 955 1794 9446, Passcode: 214171

Call to Order
II. Introductions

III. HB 1028 Overview of Task Force Duties (NDCC Chapter 43-66)

A. Develop a data driven plan for Community Health Workers (CHWs):
1.Scope of Work

  • Engage stakeholders.
  • Services-define core roles.
  • Target Population
  • Define Core Competencies
  • Survey other state scopes of practice

2. Education and Training

  • Training Curriculum
  • Materials and resources
  • Training Partners
  • Experience Pathway
  • Affordability

3. Certification and Regulation

  • CHR to CHW Certification
  • CHW Certification Requirements
  • Process
  • Fee
  • Continuing Education?
  • Recertification

4. Medical Assistance Reimbursement

  • Preventive Services
  • Supervision
  • Nonduplication of services
  • State Plan Amendment

5. Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) Reimbursement

6. ND CHW Collaborative

  • Plan for sustainability
  • Establishment
  • Funding
  • Operation
  • Oversight
  • Functions

B. Provide a Medicaid State Plan amendment or waiver to ND Health and Human Services (HHS)

C. Develop Administrative Rules for the CHW:

  • Scope of Work
  • Education and Training
  • Certification and Regulation
  • Medical assistance reimbursement
  • ND CHW Collaborative

D. Collaborate with Existing Clinical, Public Health, Home, and Community-Based Systems.
IV. Strategic Planning

A. Prioritize items under data driven plan
B. Breakdown of tasks and identify steps to begin the process
1. Assign tasks

VI. Set Meeting Dates


Individuals with disabilities who need accommodations to participate in the meeting or who would like more information about the Community Health Worker Task Force can contact Ashley Gerving at 701-328-4807, toll-free 800-755-2604, 711 (TTY) or email at

Date Posted: Sept. 29, 2023