Health Care Liability Reform and Quality Assurance Act of 1995
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Health Care Liability Reform and Quality Assurance Act of 1995 report together with additional and minority views (to accompany S. 454). by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Labor and Human Resources.

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Written in English


  • Medical care -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
  • Medical care, Cost of -- United States.,
  • Medical care -- United States -- Quality control.,
  • Medical personnel -- Malpractice -- United States.,
  • Medical policy -- United States.

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SeriesReport / 104th Congress, 1st session, Senate -- 104-83.
The Physical Object
Pagination73 p. ;
Number of Pages73
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17788689M

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