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Published by Rand in Santa Monica, CA .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Medical care, Cost of -- United States,
  • Medical care -- Utilization -- United States,
  • Insurance, Health -- United States

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StatementEmmett B. Keeler ... [et al.] ; prepared under a grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
ContributionsKeeler, Emmett B., United States. Dept. of Health and Human Services., Rand Corporation.
LC ClassificationsRA410.53 .D45 1982
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 101 p. :
Number of Pages101
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3501282M
ISBN 100833004638
LC Control Number82021554

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