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Published by Library of Congress, Congressional Research Service in [Washington, DC] .
Written in English


  • Medical care, Cost of -- United States

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Edition Notes

StatementAlan Spielman [and] Janet Pernice
SeriesMajor studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 1978-79, reel 11, fr. 1118
ContributionsLundy, Janet, Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service
The Physical Object
Pagination11 p.
Number of Pages11
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15450534M

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