Background report on nursing homes staff study for the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, House of Representatives. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce. Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations.

Cover of: Background report on nursing homes | United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce. Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations.

Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .

Written in English

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  • United States.

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  • Nursing homes -- United States.,
  • Medicaid -- United States.

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At head of title: Subcommittee print.

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LC ClassificationsRA997 .U47 1975
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 19 p. ;
Number of Pages19
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Open LibraryOL4853939M
LC Control Number75603126

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