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The benefit structure of private health insurance, 1968

Louis Schultz Reed

The benefit structure of private health insurance, 1968

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Published by U.S. Social Security Administration, Office of Research and Statistics; [for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in [Washington] .
Written in English

  • Insurance, Health

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementby Louis S. Reed and Willine Carr.
    SeriesUnited States. Social Security Administration. Office of Research and Statistics. Research report, no. 32, Research report (United States. Social Security Administration. Office of Research and Statistics) ;, no. 32.
    ContributionsCarr, Willine, joint author.
    LC ClassificationsHD7123 .A39 no. 32
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 111 p.
    Number of Pages111
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5025210M
    LC Control Number73604769

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