Broken System: Remote Area Medical Tackles Health Care Gap the U.S.

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WISE, VIRGINIA-JULY 25:  People wait for entrance to the Virginia-Kentucky Fairground for free medical care through the Remote Area Medical (RAM) Expedition (RAM) in the heart of the Appalachian Mountains when the gates open at dawn July 25, 2009. Many slept overnight  in their cars, trucks, RVS or in tents. The two and half-day event helped provide health care for 2,715 people, uninsured or underinsured with unaffordable co-pays or high deductibles for their insurance policies. Organizers estimate that they provided over $1.6 million USD worth of care.