TITLE

Cost Containment--Whose Business?

AUTHOR(S)
Kauvar, Abraham J.
PUB. DATE
February 1979
SOURCE
American Journal of Gastroenterology;Feb1979, Vol. 71 Issue 2, p147
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses a variety of issues concerning cost containment in the field of gastroenterology. Analysis of cost-related issues in medical care; Problems associated with medical care costs; Ways to deal with medical care increases.
ACCESSION #
16133771

 

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