Negotiating managed care contracts

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Published by McGraw-Hill in New York .

Written in English

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Places:

  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Managed care plans (Medical care) -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Insurance, Health -- Law and legislation -- United States

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Book details

Statementthe Medical Management Institute.
ContributionsMedical Management Institute.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKF1183.Z9 N44 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 160 p. :
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1196893M
ISBN 100076007057
LC Control Number94189415
OCLC/WorldCa30755793

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