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Medicare quality of care oversight of kidney dialysis facilities needs improvement : report of the Special Committee on Aging, U.S. Senate by

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Published by The Office in Washington, D.C. (P.O. Box 37050, Washington 20013) .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • United States. -- Health Care Financing Administration -- Management.,
  • Medicare.,
  • Hemodialysis -- Treatment -- United States.,
  • Insurance, Health -- United States.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesOversight of kidney dialysis facilities needs improvement.
StatementUnited States General Accounting Office.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination36 p.
Number of Pages36
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15578632M

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