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Business practices in the individual health insurance market

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.

Business practices in the individual health insurance market

termination of coverage : hearing before the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, second session, July 17, 2008.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Health insurance claims -- United States,
  • Insurance companies -- Corrupt practices -- United States,
  • Health insurance -- United States

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF27 .O94 2008f
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 103 p. ;
    Number of Pages103
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23182212M
    ISBN 100160826160
    ISBN 109780160826160
    LC Control Number2009376519


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