Frequently Asked Questions
Community Health Action Teams
CHAT individuals should meet all of these requirements:
They use the emergency room or the hospital frequently.
They’re a hospital readmission risk because of chronic disease, behavioral health and/or substance use challenges.
They have an infection related either to a chronic medical condition or IV drug use.
They have risk(s) related to the social determinants of health (these are environmental factors — such as access to employment, education and food — that can become barriers to health and health care).