Prevention Professional for Violence Intervention: A Newly Recognized Health Care Provider for Population Health Programs
- Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved
- Johns Hopkins University Press
- Volume 31, Number 1, February 2020
- pp. 25-34
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The National Uniform Claim Committee recognized a new type of health care provider for violence intervention: prevention professional. This creates a pathway for population health interventions to obtain reimbursement through traditional medical financing systems. In addition to violence, prevention professionals may specialize in other conditions of public health importance.