The rising cost of health care
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The rising cost of health care and what you can do

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Published by Channing L. Bete Co. in South Deerfield, MA .
Written in English


  • Medical care,
  • Popular works,
  • Cost control,
  • Cost of Medical care,
  • Delivery of health cae

Book details:

LC ClassificationsRA410.53 .R56 1983
The Physical Object
Pagination12 p. :
Number of Pages12
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25601177M

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