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U.S. health care spending comparison with other OECD countries by Chris L. Peterson

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Published by Nova Science Publishers in New York .
Written in English


  • Medical care, Cost of -- United States.,
  • Medical care, Cost of -- OECD countries.,
  • Health Expenditures -- United States.,
  • Outcome and Process Assessment (Health Care) -- economics -- United States.,
  • Quality of Health Care -- economics -- United States.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [125]-136) and index.

Other titlesUS health care spending, United States health care spending
StatementChris L. Peterson and Rachel Burton.
ContributionsBurton, Rachel.
LC ClassificationsRA410.53 .P43 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 143 p. :
Number of Pages143
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22498968M
ISBN 10160456329X
ISBN 109781604563290
LC Control Number2007051482

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