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The current state of health care for people with disabilities

National Council on Disability (U.S.)

The current state of health care for people with disabilities

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Published by National Council on Disability in Washington, D.C .
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    Subjects:
  • Medical care -- United States -- Evaluation,
  • People with disabilities -- Medical care -- United States,
  • Medical care -- United States,
  • Health services accessibility -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    StatementNational Council on Disability.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA399.A3 N23 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination454 p. :
    Number of Pages454
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24006833M
    LC Control Number2009438702


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