H.B. 295: Physician Workforce Amendments

What is HB 295?

HB 295 or the "Physician Workforce Amendments" is a grant program to create new medical residency programs or to expand current medical residency programs in the state of Utah.


Grant Cycle
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Funding

This bill appropriates in fiscal year 2023:

To the Utah Board of Higher Education — Medical Education Council, as a one-time appropriation:
             •     from the Education Fund, $3,000,000;

To the Utah Board of Higher Education — Medical Education Council, as an ongoing appropriation:
             •     from the Education Fund, $1,500,000; and

To the Utah Board of Higher Education — Medical Education Council, as an ongoing appropriation:
              •     from the Education Fund, $550,000.


Reporting

Listed below are a few important reporting rubrics created to organize programmatic information, as well as to meet the reporting guidelines HB295 sets forth.

Figure 1: 

Interviewed – total      
Utah based Medical Schools      
Utah based Undergrad      
Utah High School Grad      
NRPM Match listed- total      
Utah based Medical Schools      
Utah based Undergrad      
Utah High School Grad      
Matriculated – total      
Utah based Medical Schools      
Utah based Undergrad      
Utah High School Grad      
Post-program practice location  U.S. Allopathic (M.D.) Osteopathic (D.O.) International M.D.
Utah                                  HPSA      
Rural      
Suburban      
Urban      
Intermountain West          HPSA      
Rural      
Suburban      
Urban      
Other                                 HPSA      
Rural      
Suburban      
Urban      

For more information on HB295

Utah State Legislature

Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education

Contact Information:

Utah Department of Health and Human Services Office of Primary Care & Rural Health

Email: opcrh@utah.gov