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Hospital leaders: no “bed tax”

By John Schaffner
editor@reporternewspapers.net

The health of the healthcare industry may face even greater financial and staffing emergencies if the Georgia Legislature adopts a proposed “bed tax,” a state hospital association executive said.
Georgia Hospital Association Executive Vice President Glenn Pearson said Gov. Sonny Perdue’s proposed 1.6 percent tax on hospital beds will be