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American Health Care Government, Market Processes, and the Public Interest by Roger D. Feldman

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Published by Transaction Publishers .
Written in English


  • Central government policies,
  • Health systems & services,
  • Political economy,
  • c 1990 to c 2000,
  • Social Science,
  • Medical economics,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Sociology,
  • USA,
  • Health Care Delivery,
  • Public Policy - Economic Policy,
  • Political Science / Economic Policy,
  • Medicine,
  • Economics,
  • Policy Studies,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Medical policy,
  • United States

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsMark Pauly (Foreword, Editor), Roger Feldman (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages444
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8055982M
ISBN 100765806762
ISBN 109780765806765

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