Lucian Perkins

Photographer/Filmmaker
  
Remote Area Medical
Location: Washington, DC
Nationality: USA
Biography:   Two-time Pulitzer Prize-winner  Lucian Perkins  is an independent photographer and filmmaker based in Washington, D.C. Lucian’s focus on documenting human-interest stories encompasses daily life and social issues... read on
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Remote Area Medical
Credits: lucian perkins
Updated: 07/13/16
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Remote Area Medical (RAM), gave free care to over 2,000 uninsured and underinsured Virginians at their annual event here. Virginia is one of the 20 states that have opted out of the Affordable Care Act's Medicaid expansion, shrugging off nearly 700 million federal dollars because of Republican opposition. That refusal has left some 400,000 Virginians, many of whom have lost their jobs in the area's ailing coal industry, without access to affordable health insurance.
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