HCFA"s approach to evaluating medicare technology
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Published by The Office, The Office [distributor in Washington, D.C, [Gaithersburg, Md.] (P.O. Box 6015, Gaithersburg 20884-6015) .
Written in English


  • United States. -- Health Care Financing Administration,
  • Medicare fraud -- Prevention,
  • Medicare -- Claims administration -- Data processing

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Edition Notes

StatementUnited States General Accounting Office, Accounting and Information Management Division
ContributionsUnited States. General Accounting Office. Accounting and Information Management Division
The Physical Object
Pagination4 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15005704M

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