Washington State"s health care legislation, 1999 session by Washington (State). Legislature. House of Representatives. Health Care Committee.

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Published by Office of Program Research, House Health Care Committee in Olympia, WA .

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  • Insurance, Health -- Law and legislation -- Washington (State),
  • Medical care -- Law and legislation -- Washington (State),
  • Medical policy -- Washington (State),
  • Health planning -- Law and legislation -- Washington (State)

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Statement[compiled by Cara Shipley].
ContributionsShipley, Cara.
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 163, xv p. ;
Number of Pages163
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14501306M
OCLC/WorldCa42817938

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