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  • Writer's pictureBridget Eileen

Sign Up to Testify in Support of the Doula Bill

Senate Bill S0484 "An Act Relating To Human Services-- Medical Assistance - Perinatal Doula Services" is being heard in the Senate THIS Wednesday at 5 pm in the Health and Human Services. We all agree that everyone deserves a doula and that every doula deserves to be paid. Now it's time to testify to make sure we make that happen!


Legislation Summary

This act would provide for medical assistance health care for expectant mothers and would establish medical assistance coverage and reimbursement rates for perinatal doula services.


Find out more

graphic with info on doula; graphic linked to info site


Sign up to Testify

The State House continues to be closed to the public at this time. This meeting will be streamed live online through Capitol TV.


Verbal Testimony

Members of the public can request to provide verbal testimony to the committee through the

following link: VERBAL TESTIMONY

Requests to provide verbal testimony must be submitted by 4:00 PM on Tuesday,

March 23, 2021.

Ryan Duxbury

Committee Clerk


Written Testimony

WRITTEN TESTIMONY must be submitted prior to 2:00 PM on Wednesday, March 24, 2021, in order for it to be provided to the members of the committee at the hearing and to be included in the meeting records.

Written testimony is encouraged and can be submitted to the committee by emailing it to:

For ideas of what to include in your letter, see the Open Letter posted at You can use this letter, and the other information at the website, as a template for your written testimony.

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