Medicare reimbursement policy and tax considerations relating to mergers and acquisitions

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  • Medicare -- Law and legislation.,
  • Hospital mergers -- Taxation -- United States.

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StatementSubcommittee on Health and Subcommittee on Oversight of the Committee on Ways and Means, U.S. House of Representatives.
ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on Ways and Means. Subcommittee on Health., United States. Congress. House. Committee on Ways and Means. Subcommittee on Oversight.
LC ClassificationsKF3608.A4 A25 1984
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 14 p. ;
Number of Pages14
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Open LibraryOL2999803M
LC Control Number84602283

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