TITLE

Medicare advocacy heats up during summer recess

AUTHOR(S)
Jackson, Al
PUB. DATE
August 2003
SOURCE
AHA News;8/11/2003, Vol. 39 Issue 16, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the advocacy needed for the Medicare reform and prescription legislation in the U.S. Possible effect of the bill on Medicare; Ways of supporting the Medicare advocacy effort; Priority issues in Medicare.
ACCESSION #
10579024

 

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