Georgia hospital seeks government support to spend taxes on indigent care

A Macon hospital authority wants its local government to start sharing local property tax collections to help pay for indigent care.The Macon-Bibb ...

November 28, 2022
6:24 PM

A Macon hospital authority wants its local government to start sharing local property tax collections to help pay for indigent care.The Macon-Bibb County Hospital Authority discussed its plans earlier this month, The Telegraph of Macon reports.The authority oversees Atrium Health Navicent, the largest hospital in middle Georgia and one of four top-level trauma centers in the state.If the Macon-Bibb County Commission approves the request, Macon-Bibb would become at least the 14th county statewide to use property taxes to pay for hospital care or physical improvements, according to the state Revenue Department and Associated Press reporting.

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