Photographer's Journal

Uninsured in Rural America

As Politicians Argue About Healthcare – Appalachia Suffers
BY Justin Merriman

Justin Merriman is in Wise, Va., a small town, of around 3,000 people in the historic coalfields of Virginia, covering the Remote Area Medical Clinic (RAM). RAM is a non-profit organization, delivering healthcare to impoverished, isolated and underserved people.