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Introduced House Bill (H)

DIGEST

Implicit bias training. Provides that after December 31, 2023, a hospital that provides inpatient maternity services and a birthing center shall implement an evidence based implicit bias training program for all health care providers who regularly provide perinatal treatment and care to pregnant women at the hospital or birthing center. Requires the health care providers to complete the training one time every two years. Provides that after December 31, 2023, a practitioner must complete implicit bias training before renewal of a license in a health care profession. Provides an exemption for a license issued by the board of veterinary medical Implicit bias training. Provides that after December 31, 2023, a hospital that provides inpatient maternity services and a birthing center shall implement an evidence based implicit bias training program for all health care providers who regularly provide perinatal treatment and care to pregnant women at the hospital or birthing center. Requires the health care providers to complete the training one time every two years. Provides that after December 31, 2023, a practitioner must complete implicit bias training before renewal of a license in a health care profession. Provides an exemption for a license issued by the board of veterinary medical examiners. Provides that a practitioner is not required to complete implicit bias training more than one time every two years unless specified by the board that regulates the practitioner. Requires the board to approve and publish on its Internet web site organizations approved to offer the implicit bias training to a practitioner. Allows the board to grant the practitioner a hardship waiver from the training requirement. Provides that taking implicit bias training satisfies the requirements for both training at a hospital or birthing center and the license renewal requirements. ... View more