Long-term care financing and delivery systems exploring some alternatives : conference proceedings, January 24, 1984, Washington, D.C.

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Statementeditors, Patrice Hirsch Feinstein, Marian Gornick, Jay N. Greenberg.
SeriesHCFA pub -- no. 03174., DHHS publication -- no. (HCFA) 03174.
ContributionsFeinstein, Patrice Hirsch., Gornick, Marian., Greenberg, Jay N., United States. Health Care Financing Administration.
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