Long-term care and drug benefits under health care reform hearing before the Committee on Finance, United States Senate, One Hundred Third Congress, second session, April 19, 1994. by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Finance

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  • Health care reform -- United States,
  • Long-term care of the sick -- United States,
  • Insurance, Pharmaceutical services -- United States

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Other titlesLong term care and drug benefits under health care reform
SeriesS. hrg. ;, 103-717
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LC ClassificationsKF26 .F5 1994ae
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 179 p. :
Number of Pages179
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Open LibraryOL888231M
ISBN 100160469694
LC Control Number95177603
OCLC/WorldCa32334068

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