Georgia Nurses Association

URGENT! GNA Legislative Alert: Call to Action

Posted 5 months ago by Charlotte Baez Diaz

The time is come for us to leverage our collective voices by contacting members of the legislature. 

Preceptor Tax Incentive Program (P-TIP)

ACTION: This bill has passed the Georgia House of Representatives and was assigned to the Senate Finance Committee where it will be giving a hearing TODAY at 1:00pm. We are requesting that members contact every member of the full Senate Finance Committee to indicate that you are in support of HB 287 and request that they vote YES on this bill.

Preceptor Tax Incentive Program (P-TIP)

H.B 287- would revise the original law and change the benefit to a tax credit, instead of the current deduction.  If HB 287 is signed into law, Physician Assistants and Advanced Practice Registered Nurses who act as preceptors, along with MD/DO preceptors, would be eligible for PTIP.


The current PTIP program was implemented in July 2014 and offers up to a $10,000 deduction for precepting medical/osteopathic, APRN, or PA students.


Students require significant clinical training to be provided in community based settings by community based faculty preceptors. Community based faculty preceptors are not compensated for their time teaching students but do so as part of their personal commitment to the health care system.


HB 287 would act as an incentive for faculty to serve as preceptors there by allowing for more students to complete their academic training, in a timely fashion and begin providing Healthcare to Georgia citizens.

ACTION: This bill has passed the Georgia House of Representatives and was assigned to the Senate Finance Committee where it will be giving a hearing TODAY at 1:00pm. We are requesting that members contact every member of the full Senate Finance Committee to indicate that you are in support of HB 287 and request that they vote YES on this bill.

Phone List:

Chuck Hufstetler 404-656-0034

John Albers 404-463-8055

Chuck Payne 404-463-5402

Ellis Black 404-463-6597

Bill Cowsert 404-463-1366

Jack Hill 404-656-5038

Steve Gooch 404-656-9221

Bill Heath 404-656-3943

Lester Jackson 404-463-5261

Butch Miller 404-656-6578

Nan Orrock 404-463-8054

Michael ‘Doc’ Rhett 404-656-0054

Bruce Thompson 404-656-0065

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