News and Updates2018-05-01T18:06:58+00:00

News and Updates from MHP Salud

MHP Salud implements Community Health Worker programs to empower underserved Latino communities and promotes the CHW model nationally as a culturally appropriate strategy to improve health. We keep this section of our site updated with recent news and updates about our organization and its mission.

Announcing Our NEW CHW Training Workshops!

October 23rd, 2018|Categories: Community Health Workers, Training, Uncategorized|

Our new workshops supplement our L.E.A.D. Community Health Worker Training, and provide comprehensive training for Community Health Workers and key individuals across their organizations.

Indiana Health Coverage Program and Medicaid Reimbursement for CHWs

October 3rd, 2018|Categories: Events, Insurance|

An exciting new insurance reimbursement opportunity in Indiana has recently been announced; this new development will create new funding opportunities for CHW programs in the state. The Indiana Health Coverage Program (IHCP), which includes all programs covered under Indiana Medicaid, added coverage for CHWs on  July 1st, 2018.

Our Program, Navigator, Makes a Big Impact in the Rio Grande Valley

September 27th, 2018|Categories: Community, Insurance, Outcomes|

Of all the areas that MHP Salud operates in, our agency recognized that there was the greatest need for insurance enrollment assistance in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas. Not only are there many uninsured individuals in the area, but environmental challenges unique to the region create additional challenges for people navigating the often complex insurance process to connect to care.

Announcing Unity Conference 2019!

September 6th, 2018|Categories: Community Health Workers, Events|

The Department of Public Health with assistance from the Institute for Disability Studies at The University of Southern Mississippi, supported by the Boston University Center for Innovation in Social Work and Health, MHP Salud, and Community Resources LLC, announces Unity Conference 2019: The 20th Anniversary of the National Conference For and About Community Health Workers

Community Health Workers in Michigan, A Historic Look at the Rise of the Profession

August 21st, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

The first Community Health Workers in Michigan were trained in the 1960s to provide services to their communities. Around this time, the federal government began providing funding for community-based programs that used CHWs to reach underserved communities. Community Health Workers in Michigan and across the country began having an impact on the national level when in 1978, CHWs formed the New Professionals Special Primary Interest Group in the American Public Health Association (APHA).

One of the Most Important Women in MHP Salud History Celebrates Her 100th Birthday

July 3rd, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Last week, one of MHP Salud's co-founders celebrated her 100th birthday. This coincides with MHP Salud's 35th year of service. Read more about the history of our organization and the story behind the amazing woman who founded it.