Wed
Aug 29 2018
03:02 pm

Among the many needy areas Stan's organization brought medical care to is Roane County. A great man!

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Stan Brock, the founder of Remote Area Medical, a major non-profit organization that provides mobile medical clinics, has passed away.

Officials with the organization said that Brock passed away on Wednesday afternoon at RAM headquarters in Rockford at the age of 82.

His office released the following statement, "It is with great sadness that Remote Area Medical announces the passing of our Founder and President, Stan Brock. Without Mr. Brock, RAM would not have been able to prevent pain and alleviate suffering for so many people."

Brock was a television star, who began hosting Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom in 1968. In 1985 he founded Remote Area Medical to provide health care to those who need it. The organization holds clinics across the U.S., treating thousands for free. He served, without compensation, as RAM’s Founder and President.

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Lost Medicaid Funding

To date, the failure to expand Medicaid / TennCare has cost the State of Tennessee ? in lost federal funding.