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Georgia hospitals, governor face off over health funding

Atlanta Journal-Constitution, March 5, 2009

The Georgia hospital industry has predicted more red ink and even possible closures under the new Medicaid payment cuts proposed by Gov. Sonny Perdue. In response, Perdue's office said hospitals could avoid cuts if the governor's original plan to tax their revenues was enacted. Hospitals have opposed the tax, which also has met strong resistance from state legislators.