Health Care In America: Insurance Gaps And Medical Deserts

Health Care In America: Insurance Gaps And Medical Deserts


In Trenton, Tenn., and similar rural communities around the U.S., many residents are underinsured or uninsured and struggle with medical costs, often forgoing care. This burdens local hospitals, which in turn close or scale back care, putting patients at risk. Photo: Clara Ritger/The Wall Street Journal

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