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Assessing the viability of all-payer systems for physician services

Stephen Zuckerman

Assessing the viability of all-payer systems for physician services

final report

by Stephen Zuckerman

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Published by Urban Institute in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Health care reform,
  • Cost control,
  • Medicare,
  • Medicaid,
  • Medical fees

  • Edition Notes

    StatementStephen Zuckerman, Diana K. Verrilli, Stephen A. Norton
    ContributionsVerrilli, Diana K., Norton, Stephen, Urban Institute, United States. Health Care Financing Administration
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsR728.5 .Z83 1996
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 volume (various pagings) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25582268M
    OCLC/WorldCa852138281

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