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!
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.
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The State House continues to be closed to the public at this time. This meeting will be streamed live online through Capitol TV.
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.
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: email@example.com.
For ideas of what to include in your letter, see the Open Letter posted at https://www.rifamiliesdeservedoulas.com/open-letter. You can use this letter, and the other information at the website, as a template for your written testimony.