Community Health Worker

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Community Health Worker (Taxonomy Code# 172V00000X) is a health care provider taxonomy defined by National Uniform Claim Committee (NUCC), American Medical Association.

Taxonomy Overview

Taxonomy Code 172V00000X
Classification Community Health Worker
Grouping Other Service Providers
Number of Providers 14188

Definition Community Health Worker

Community health workers (CHW) are lay members of communities who work either for pay or as volunteers in association with the local health care system in both urban and rural environments and usually share ethnicity, language, socioeconomic status and life experiences with the community members they serve. They have been identified by many titles such as community health advisors, lay health advocates, "promotores(as), outreach educators, community health representatives, peer health promoters, and peer health educators. CHWs offer interpretation and translation services, provide culturally appropriate health education and information, assist people in receiving the care they need, give informal counseling and guidance on health behaviors, advocate for individual and community health needs, and provide some direct services such as first aid and blood pressure screening. Some examples of these practitioners are Community Health Aides or Practitioners established under 25 USC §1616 (l) under HHS, Indian Health Service, Public Health Service.
Notes: Source: Health Resources and Services Administration, US Department of Health and Human Services – National Workforce Study on Community Health Workers, March, 2007. [7/1/2007: new] http://bhpr.hrsa.gov/healthworkforce/chw/

Classification Information Community Health Worker

All Specializations of Community Health Worker

Specialization Definition
General Community health workers (CHW) are lay members of communities who work either for pay or as volunteers in association with the local health care system in both urban and rural environments and usually share ethnicity, language, socioeconomic status and life experiences with the community members they serve. They have been identified by many titles such as community health advisors, lay health advocates, "promotores(as), outreach educators, community health representatives, peer health promoters, and peer health educators. CHWs offer interpretation and translation services, provide culturally appropriate health education and information, assist people in receiving the care they need, give informal counseling and guidance on health behaviors, advocate for individual and community health needs, and provide some direct services such as first aid and blood pressure screening. Some examples of these practitioners are Community Health Aides or Practitioners established under 25 USC §1616 (l) under HHS, Indian Health Service, Public Health Service.

Providers Information

Community Health Worker · All Providers

NPI Name Address
1598361701 Susan K Lichtle 545 Jennings Rd, Van Wert, OH 45891-9784
1265028492 Lavonshea Atkins 4002 Appleberry Ln, Saint Louis, MO 63121-3701
1790371920 Kristina Tracy 1258 Winslow Ave Apt A, Asheboro, NC 27205-5162
1558967851 Carmen Mick 639 W Nimisila Rd, New Franklin, OH 44319-4618
1336745934 Jonathan Picazo 444 E 51st St, Los Angeles, CA 90011-4506
1750987434 Jose Alfredo Galdamez 1749 E 69th St, Los Angeles, CA 90001-2010
1154927192 4000 Mount Elena Circle Corona, Ca 92882 (Organization) 4000 Mount Elena Cir, Corona, CA 92882-7916
1184220113 International Intensity LLC (Organization) 7528 Van Hoy Dr, North Chesterfield, VA 23235-6455
1447855515 Randy J Broadstreet 26295 Pettibone Rd., Oakwood Village, OH 44146
1619572930 Roseanna Marie Needham 813 Doral Dr, Mansfield, TX 76063-6614
1538764949 Jonell Moffett-prince 1114 Hutchins Rd, Dallas, TX 75203-3730
1841895224 Anotinted Group and Personal Living LLC (Organization) 1623 Municipal Way, Houston, TX 77047-1525
1457956864 Helen K Cheatham 545 Via Amalfi Apt 312, Irving, TX 75039-2863
1831794585 Cherrel Barrow 5827 Troy Villa Blvd, Dayton, OH 45424-2649
1265037097 Bianca A Jackson 73 Colonial Hills Dr, Akron, OH 44310-2359
1720683550 Rhoda Rogers 600 Jefferson Ave Ste 300, Memphis, TN 38105-4900
1508460213 Traci Ruth Legohn-harris 1858 W 69th St, Los Angeles, CA 90047-1823
1437753159 Theresa Mcfadden 43203 Laurelwood Ln, Lancaster, CA 93536-5422
1972106805 Marvin L Franklin 1002 Lake St, Kent, OH 44240-2743
1184227514 Jo Lyn Hardage 2801 Bg Buckley, Elk City, OK 73644

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Data Provider National Uniform Claim Committee (NUCC), American Medical Association

This dataset includes 800 health care provider taxonomy codes maintained by National Uniform Claim Committee (NUCC). It is used in transactions specified in HIPAA and the National Provider Identifier (NPI) application for enumeration. Each taxonomy is registered with code, grouping, classification, specialization, definition, etc.