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Medicare prospective payment system hearing before the Committee on Ways and Means, House of Representatives, Ninety-ninth Congress, second session, July 28, 1986, Bismarck and Fargo, North Dakota. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Ways and Means

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  • North Dakota.,
  • United States.


  • Hospitals -- Prospective payment -- North Dakota.,
  • Older people -- Medical care -- North Dakota.,
  • Medicare -- North Dakota.,
  • Hospitals -- Prospective payment -- United States.,
  • Older people -- Medical care -- United States.,
  • Medicare.

Book details:

LC ClassificationsKF27 .W3 1986c
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 114 p. :
Number of Pages114
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2493554M
LC Control Number87600508

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