Georgia HEART Rural Hospital Tax Credit Program

The HEART Program is a remarkable and brilliant opportunity provided to Georgians by our elected officials. We are the only state in the nation which is afforded this opportunity to financially support our state’s rural hospitals – at no cost!

Help improve health care in our community by contributing to Jefferson Hospital through the Georgia HEART rural hospital tax credit opportunity!


The Georgia General Assembly passed legislation that enables Georgia taxpayers receive a state income tax CREDIT for 100% of the amount they contribute to qualified rural hospital organizations (up to the limits set forth below). There is a cap of $60 million in available tax credits per year under the program. There are still plenty of credits left for 2020!


If you pay Georgia income taxes, you are eligible to receive a 100% state income tax credit for contributing to Jefferson Hospital, as follows:

Follow these easy steps to sign up to contribute for your 100% tax credit:


Your contribution will increase our hospital funding and our ability to provide for the health care of individuals in our community!


For more information about the rural hospital tax credit program, please visit or contact Jefferson Hospital at (478) 625-7000 ext. 1336.