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Published by [S.C. Bernstein in [New York, NY] (767 5th Ave., New York 10153) .
Written in English



  • United States,
  • United States.


  • Medical care -- United States -- Cost control.,
  • Health maintenance organizations -- United States.,
  • Drugs -- Prices -- United States.

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Edition Notes

StatementBerinstein Research.
ContributionsBernstein Research.
LC ClassificationsRA410.53 .F55 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination159 p. :
Number of Pages159
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL839679M
LC Control Number95116240

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