The problems and promises of medicaid
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The problems and promises of medicaid a series of five articles from Hospitals, journal of the American Hospital Association, August 16 through November 1, 1977. by

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Published by The Association in Chicago .
Written in English


  • Medicaid -- Addresses, essays, lectures

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Edition Notes

Other titlesHospitals.
ContributionsFriedman, Emily., Wendorf, Carl.
LC ClassificationsHD7102.U4 P76
The Physical Object
Pagination33 p. :
Number of Pages33
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4755271M
LC Control Number78101204

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