Toward a global budget for the U.S. health system
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Published by Rand in Santa Monica, Calif .
Written in English


  • Medical care -- United States -- Finance.,
  • Medical care, Cost of -- United States.,
  • Insurance, Health -- United States.

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StatementStephen H. Long, M. Susan Marquis.
SeriesRand issue paper -- IP-143, Issue paper (Rand Corporation) -- IP-143.
ContributionsMarquis, M. Susan.
The Physical Object
Pagination11 p. ;
Number of Pages11
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16600866M

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