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Federal support for health care

Alistair Thomson

Federal support for health care

a background paper

by Alistair Thomson

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Published by HEAL in [Ottawa] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Federal aid to medical care,
  • Insurance, Health -- Canada -- Finance,
  • Medical care -- Canada -- Finance,
  • Medical care -- Canada,
  • Medical care, Cost of -- Canada,
  • Medical policy -- Canada,
  • Transfer payments -- Canada

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Alistair Thomson [for] The Canadian Hospital Association ... [et al].
    ContributionsCanadian Hospital Association., HEAL (Association)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA412.5.C3 T46 1991
    The Physical Object
    Pagination28, [30] p.
    Number of Pages30
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20918326M

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