Pursuant to the provisions of Senate Bill 258 adopted during the 2016 General Assembly and signed into law by Governor Deal, the Department of Community Health posted the following on August 22, 2016:
1. A list of 49 hospital organizations determined eligible to receive donations;
2. A financial proxy form required to be submitted to the Department by each eligible organization; and
3. A form detailing the content of a five year viability and stability plan required to be submitted to the Department by each eligible organization.
The financial proxy form and the five year plan was required to be received by the Department on or before 5 pm on Monday, October 17, 2016.
The information submitted on the financial proxy form and in the five year plan was used to determine a ranking of eligible hospital organizations in order of financial need as required by the legislation.
The ranking of eligible hospital organizations was made available on December 1, 2016.