Support legislation to ensure adequate hospital presence in communities across the state

Hospital closures are a growing concern statewide, having a devastating impact on communities, leaving residents without access to vital medical care and emergency services, and causing strain on the surrounding health system. We are exploring a policy framework, including amendments to the Georgia Hospital Authority and Certificate of Need laws, to ensure statewide accountability to keep providers where they are needed, reduce disparities in access and prevent destabilizing closures such as the untimely closing of the Atlanta Medical Center by WellStar.

Read our latest updates on hospital accountability:

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