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Physician control of Blue Shield plans

David I. Kass

Physician control of Blue Shield plans

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Published by Federal Trade Commission, Bureau of Economics : for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Blue Shield Association.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesStaff report on physician control of Blue Shield plans.
    StatementDavid I. Kass and Paul A. Pautler.
    ContributionsPautler, Paul A., United States. Federal Trade Commission. Bureau of Economics.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 139 p. ;
    Number of Pages139
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17649749M

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Physician control of Blue Shield plans by David I. Kass Download PDF EPUB FB2

Cover title: Staff report on physician control of Blue Shield plans. Staff report of the Bureau of Economics to the Federal Trade Commission. Description: v, pages ; 28 cm: Series Title: Staff report of the Bureau of Economics, Federal Trade Commission: Other Titles: Staff report on physician control of Blue Shield plans.

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