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Advice to consumers on hospital charges

Nancy Peterson

Advice to consumers on hospital charges

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Published by The Commission in Olympia, WA (Evergreen Plaza Bldg., Suite 206, 711 S. Capitol, Mail Stop FJ21, Olympia 98504) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hospitals -- Washington (State) -- Rates.,
  • Hospitals -- Washington (State) -- Rates -- Statistics.,
  • Medical care, Cost of -- Washington (State),
  • Medical care, Cost of -- Washington (State) -- Statistics.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared by the Washington State Hospital Commission ; narrative and tables prepared by Nancy Peterson and Cary A. Ploeger-Dizon ; to let you as a consumer of health care, know ways in which you can make a difference.
    GenreStatistics.
    ContributionsPloeger-Dizon, Cary A.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination37, iii p. ;
    Number of Pages37
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16664369M


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