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Health Coverage Availability and Affordability Act of 1996

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Commerce.

Health Coverage Availability and Affordability Act of 1996

report together with minority views (to accompany H.R. 3070) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office).

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Commerce.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington, D.C.? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Insurance, Health -- Continuation coverage -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Medicare fraud,
  • Medicaid fraud,
  • Insurance, Health -- Law and legislation -- United States -- Criminal provisions

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesRept. / 104th Congress, 2d session, House of Representatives -- 104-497.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17791802M
    OCLC/WorldCa34635144


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