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Michigan Medicaid
Coverage of   Doula Services


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Birthworkers of Color Collective is an approved training provider with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS).

Our next in-person training  for aspiring Doulas of color is on

April 25th - April 28th in Detroit, Michigan. (TRAINING FULL)

Doula Services


Effective January 1, 2023, Michigan Medicaid began reimbursing for doula services provided to individuals covered by or eligible for Medicaid Insurance.

Doula services include personal support to birthing persons and families at any point during pregnancy and up to 12-months postpartum. This includes emotional and physical support, provided during pregnancy, labor, birth, and the postpartum period.


Pursuant to federal regulations, doula services must be recommended by a licensed healthcare provider. 

Doulas looking to become a  medicaid provider

Individuals & Families looking for

Doula services covered under Medicaid

Doula services include:

  • 6 total prenatal and postpartum doula support visits per pregnancy

  • 1 doula attendance at labor and delivery

Request a Medicaid approved BWOCC Doula

Fill out an intake form and we will try out best to match you with a Doula who aligns with you & your family needs.



Extending postpartum care for 12 months significantly enhances maternal health by ensuring continued access to essential services, including doula support, which is crucial for navigating the postpartum period effectively. It addresses healthcare disparities by providing equitable access to all birthing people, aiming to improve health outcomes by reducing maternal mortality and morbidity rates. This holistic support system underscores the importance of extending care in fostering a safer healthier postpartum.

Doula Trainings

Request a Doula


Reach Out ToBirthworkers of Color Collective with your Medicaid Doula Benefit Inquires.

Let us help you navigate your options and access the care you and your family deserve.

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Get matched with a Doula Provider today, fill out an intake form here
Are you a Doula looking to get trained? Register here

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