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Published by Health Administration Press .
Written in English


  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Medically uninsured persons,
  • Health Care Planning,
  • Medical Economics,
  • United States,
  • Health & Fitness,
  • Medical care,
  • Health/Fitness,
  • Health Care Delivery,
  • Finance,
  • Poor,
  • Health Care Issues

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsStuart H. Altman (Editor), Uwe E. Reinhardt (Editor), Alexandra E. Shields (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages426
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8687714M
ISBN 101567930670
ISBN 109781567930672

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