Tift Regional Medical Center, Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital, Crisp Regional and South Georgia Medical Center in Nashville are four of 30 hospitals statewide facing fines.
Medicare will reduce their funding by one percent due to high infection rates and other complications.
The sanctions are based on 2013 data and one official says all South Georgia hospitals are now in compliance.
“Sure there are hospitals out there that needed upgrading. That's why we have to invest the monies that we take in. We have to reinvest it in the hospitals, to be in compliance.”
Nationally, 758 hospitals are facing the federal penalties, totaling $364 million in annual Medicare revenue loss.
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The Bainbridge Public Safety Department brought two firetrucks to the Oscar Jackson Outdoor camp for kids.
The Dougherty County School System will host a three-day orientation for teachers new to the system starting on Thursday.
Health officials are reminding parents to get their children vaccinated before the new school year.
Dougherty County Officials said that on Wednesday they had dozens of homeowners signing up for root ball help as the deadline approaches.
A new addition to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Phoebe Putney Hospital will help give newborns a more healthy start to life.