Tag Archives: rural hospitals

Senate passes hospital tax credit bill, mental health tax force

The Georgia House and Senate passed three healthcare-related bills in Tuesday’s sessions . . .

Tags: firefighters , mental health , rural hospitals

Bills offer a sweeter tax credit for hospitals

Bills in the House and Senate would sweeten a tax credit for donations to financially stressed rural hospitals . . .

Tags: Dean Burke , Geoff Duncan , rural hospitals , tax credits

DCH ranks financially neediest hospitals

The Department of Community Health has determined which rural hospitals are most in need of financial aid from a new tax credit . . .

Tags: DCH , rural hospitals , tax credit

Deal on Medicaid expansion proposal: ‘We’re working through it’

Gov. Nathan Deal says he is at least looking at a Medicaid expansion proposal worked up by a Georgia Chamber of Commerce task force . . .

Tags: Georgia Chamber , income tax credit , Jay Powell , Medicaid expansion , Nathan Deal , rural hospitals , Terry England

48 rural hospitals can apply for tax credits

The Department of Community Health says 48 hospitals are eligible to apply for tax credits under a new Georgia law . . .

Tags: DCH , rural hospitals , tax credit eligibility

North Georgia Medical Center is latest rural hospital to shut down

An Ellijay hospital in House Speaker David Ralston’s district is the latest rural hospital to be closed in Georgia . . .

Tags: North Georgia Medical Center , Piedmont Healthcare , rural hospitals , SunLink Health Systems

Deal signs bill to help financially pressed hospitals

New state law will provide state income tax credits for charitable contributions to not-for-profit rural hospitals . . .

Tags: financial assistance , GHA , rural hospitals , tax credits

Rural hospital funding bill stalls in committee

Rep. Geoff Duncan’s proposal to generate funds for financially struggling hospitals through tax credits is voted down by a Senate committee . . .

Tags: Geoff Duncan , rural hospitals , tax credits

House passes tax credit for non-profit hospitals

Legislation intended to provide funds for financially struggling rural hospitals passes the House, but critics question how much good the bill will actually do . . .

Tags: Bob Trammell , Geoff Duncan , Pat Gardner , rural hospitals , tax credit

Hutcheson Medical Center to close – 5th rural hospital since 2013

The Northwest Georgia hospital will close its doors in December, the fifth hospital in rural Georgia to go under since 2013 . . .

Tags: bankruptcy , Hutcheson Medical Center , Medicaid expansion , rural hospitals