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Can state and local governments afford to implement health care and welfare reform? hearing before the Human Resources and Intergovernmental Relations Subcommittee of the Committee on Government Operations, House of Representatives, One Hundred Third Congress, first session, October 6, 1993. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Operations. Human Resources and Intergovernmental Relations Subcommittee.

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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

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Insurance, Health -- United States,
  • Medically uninsured persons -- United States,
  • Health care reform -- United States,
  • Public welfare -- United States

Book details:

Classifications
LC ClassificationsKF27 .G663 1993e
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 103 p. :
Number of Pages103
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL883696M
ISBN 100160466016
LC Control Number95171912

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