The economic evolution of American health care from Marcus Welby to managed care by David Dranove

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J .

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  • Managed care plans (Medical care) -- Economic aspects -- United States,
  • Medical economics -- United States,
  • Public health -- Economic aspects -- United States

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Includes bibliographical references (p. [193]-202) and index.

Book details

StatementDavid Dranove.
LC ClassificationsRA413 .D73 2000
The Physical Object
Pagination211 p. ;
Number of Pages211
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15488816M
ISBN 100691006938
LC Control Number00039975

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