Assuring access to health care

federal and state trends in mandating health insurance benefits. by Elizabeth Sammis

Publisher: Research Division, Dept. of Legislative Reference in Annapolis, Md. (90 State Cir., Annapolis 21401)

Written in English
Published: Pages: 31 Downloads: 850
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  • United States.
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    • Insurance, Health -- Law and legislation -- Maryland,
    • Insurance, Health -- Law and legislation -- United States,
    • Insurance, Health -- United States
    • Edition Notes

      SeriesLegislative report series ;, vol. 6, no. 4
      ContributionsMaryland. General Assembly. State Dept. of Legislative Reference. Research Division.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKFM1387.H4 S26 1988
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 31 p. ;
      Number of Pages31
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1815629M
      LC Control Number89622091

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