Senate Bill 5/House Bill 28
Public Health - Implicit Bias Training and the Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities (OMHHD)
Excerpt - - April 1, 2022
This bill requires applicants for the renewal of a license or certificate issued by a health occupations board to attest to the completion of an approved implicit bias training program the first time they renew their license or certificate after April 1, 2022.
The Cultural and Linguistic Health Care Professional Competency Program is already required to establish and provide
evidence-based implicit bias training programs for health care professionals involved in perinatal care. Senate Bill 5 / House Bill 28 in coordination with OMHHD, and the Health Occupation Boards, are required to identify and approve implicit bias training programs that are recognized by a Health Occupations Board or accredited by the ACCME that are available for all 20 health occupations boards with a diverse range of licensees and certificate holders.