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Health care for elders

United States. Congress. House. Select Committee on Aging.

Health care for elders

alternative futures : hearing before the Select Committee on Aging, House of Representatives, Ninety-eighth Congress, second session, March 18, 1984, Anaheim, Calif.

by United States. Congress. House. Select Committee on Aging.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Elderly poor -- Medical care -- United States.,
    • Medicare.,
    • Medicaid.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF27.5 .A3 1984j
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 51 p. ;
      Number of Pages51
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3000785M
      LC Control Number84603328

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