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PfP June Newsletter: Innovative Applications of Peer Support in the ACA

In the Peers for Progress June newsletter, we discuss some innovative applications of peer support in the Affordable Care Act. Our spotlight discusses how peer support can help hospitals reduce readmission rates and avoid costly penalties. You will also find resources on the use of community health workers for patient navigation and addressing health disparities.

To learn more about opportunities for peer support in the ACA, please refer to this Issue Brief.

Peers for Progress also covers the latest ACA developments in our weekly blog. You can find recent ACA-related blog posts below:

May 9, 2013 – Reducing Hospital Readmissions through Peer Support Programs

June 20, 2012 – The Affordable Care Act and Peer Support

May 30, 2012 – Peer Supporters CMS Funding


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