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Medicaid, empowering beneficiaries on the road to reform

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Energy and Commerce

Medicaid, empowering beneficiaries on the road to reform

hearing before the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Ninth Congress, first session, September 8, 2005

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Energy and Commerce

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medicaid -- Finance,
  • Medicaid beneficiaries,
  • Poor -- Medical care -- United States -- Finance

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 96 p. ;
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17194356M
    ISBN 100160757673

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