Johnson County seeks an experienced service provider to conduct outreach, data management, payment, and administration for a program reimbursing doulas for birth work to eligible patients in Johnson County.
Up to $75,000 will be awarded to a qualified service provider to administer this program, including outreach, data management, payment administration, and program coordination, ensuring effective reimbursement for doula services provided to eligible patients in Johnson County.
Interested service providers are encouraged to submit comprehensive proposals, including an executive summary highlighting relevant experience, a detailed approach and methodology, a projected timeline, team qualifications, and a budget breakdown. The Request for Proposals is available at www.johnsoncountyiowa.gov under Bids, Proposals, and RFPs.
Proposals will be evaluated based on experience, approach, timelines, team qualifications, and budget feasibility. The selected partner will play a crucial role in advancing the well-being of Johnson County households who experienced negative economic impacts of COVID-19.
The doula program aligns with Johnson County's commitment to increase support for pregnant, laboring, and recent parents who were impacted by COVID-19 and increases the number of trained doulas in Johnson County to provide culturally responsive care, reduce racial health disparities, and compensate the doulas who provide this work.
More information about ARPA and how it impacts Johnson County is available at https://www.johnsoncountyiowa.gov/arpa.