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CHA to Host Webinar on Doula Access in Hospitals

What’s happening: CHA will host the members-only Doula Access in Hospitals: What the Law Requires webinar on June 6 at 9:30 a.m. (PT).  

What else to know: Registration is open.  

The Department of Health Care Services added doula services as a covered Medi-Cal benefit on Jan. 1, 2023. A doula delivers emotional and physical support for the birthing parent before, during, and after pregnancy and childbirth.  

The webinar will cover: 

  • Creating a partnership between your hospital and the doulas that serve your geographic area. 
  • Implementing the legal requirements associated with doulas and best practices from a hospital with a successful doula program. 
  • Raising your patient satisfaction scores by forming a successful care team for the birthing parent to include health care professionals and doulas.