Abandoned hospital
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The Georgia House of Representatives has passed a $100 million tax credit program for individual and corporate donations to hospitals in rural or nearly-rural Georgia communities. House Bill 919 is designed to create private investment incentives for rural hospitals to help shore up their finances. The flawed legislation contains very few reporting requirements or guidelines to direct where the money goes or how benefitting hospitals use it.

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Timothy Sweeney
Tim served as GBPI’s health care policy analyst from 2005 to 2016. He followed Medicaid and other health policy developments in Georgia closely, documenting the affects various budget and policy proposals have on state health care programs.

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