Financial and Organizational Information Regarding Our Hospitals
Consolidated Financial Statements
The Hospital Authority of Valdosta and Lowndes County, Georgia, (“Authority”) currently owns and operates (1) the South Georgia Medical Center, a 330 licensed-bed acute care general hospital facility located in the City of Valdosta, Lowndes County, Georgia, including the South Georgia Medical Center Smith Northview, a healthcare facility located in the City of Valdosta, Lowndes County, Georgia; (2) the South Georgia Medical Center – Berrien Hospital (known as SGMC- Berrien Campus), a 51 licensed-bed general hospital facility and a 12 licensed geri-psychiatric bed unit located in the City of Nashville, Berrien County, Georgia; and (3) the South Georgia Medical Center – Lanier Hospital (known as SGMC- Lanier Campus), a 25 licensed-bed critical access hospital facility providing acute and sub-acute care and a 62-bed skilled nursing facility, both located in the City of Lakeland, Lanier County, Georgia and other services and facilities.
The Consolidated Financial Statements encompass all Authority hospitals. SGMC, located in Valdosta, Georgia, is an acute care hospital that provides inpatient, outpatient and emergency care services. Smith Northview Campus, also located in Valdosta, Georgia, operates under the same tax identification and provider numbers as SGMC and is considered to be an extension of SGMC.
Berrien provides inpatient, outpatient and emergency care services for residents of Berrien County, Georgia.
Lanier provides inpatient, outpatient, emergency and skilled nursing care for residents of Lanier County, Georgia.
IRS Form 990
The Hospital Authority of Valdosta and Lowndes County, Georgia d/b/a South Georgia Medical Center and its related licensed hospitals, Berrien Hospital and Lanier Hospital (collectively “SGMC”) do not file 990 forms with the Internal Revenue Services because of its corporate politic entity form. In good faith and using best efforts to disclose the applicable information, SGMC is hereby including the information that is used for the Rural Hospital Tax Credit Program for each Hospital to disclose the standard information that the 990 contains on an annual basis.
Annual Hospital Questionnaire
Community Benefit Report
Disproportionate Share Hospital Survey
Real Property Holdings
The Real Property listing represents the Real Property owned by the Hospital Authority of Valdosta and Lowndes County, Georgia on behalf of all three of the licensed Hospitals. The respective Real Property that is related to Berrien Hospital is identified as located in Berrien County. The Real Property related to Lanier Hospital is identified as located in Lanier County. The respective Real Property that is related to South Georgia Medical Center is identified as located in Lowndes County.
Joint Ventures and Ownership
The Financial Statements identified in the information on this website identify the Bond indebtedness issued in prior years from 2007 through 2011 that was refunded and refinanced through the 2019A and 2019B series Bond issuance dated August 28, 2019 in the total amount of $139,475,000.
Chart of Corporate Structure
The Hospital Authority of Valdosta and Lowndes County, Georgia (“Hospital Authority”) is a corporate politic organized under the laws of the State of Georgia and as a corporate politic operates three separately licensed hospital facilities. However, the facilities are not separate corporate entities and are divisions with the Hospital Authority.
Going Concern Note
- Joint Commission
- Joint Commission – Stroke Center
- Cardiac Rehab Center
- American College of Surgeons – Commission on Cancer
- American College of Radiology – Pearlman Cancer Center
- American College of Radiology – Breast Ultrasound Imaging Services
Indigent and Charity Care Policy/Debt Collection Policy
- Financial Assistance Policy rev. 10/19
- Plain Language Summary of the Financial Assistance Policy rev. 10/19