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Federal legislation relating to health care quality

hearing before the Committee on Labor and Human Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred Fifth Congress, second session ... March 24, 1998.

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Labor and Human Resources.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office in Washington .
Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Managed care plans (Medical care) -- Law and legislation -- United States,
    • Insurance, Health -- Law and legislation -- United States,
    • Medical care -- United States -- Quality control

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesS. hrg. ;, 105-510
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF26 .L27 1998c
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 135 p. ;
      Number of Pages135
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL481015M
      ISBN 100160571197
      LC Control Number98208195
      OCLC/WorldCa39647781

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