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Aging veterans and health care issues

United States. Congress. House. Select Committee on Aging. Subcommittee on Retirement Income and Employment.

Aging veterans and health care issues

hearing before the Subcommittee on Retirement Income and Employment of the Select Committee on Aging, House of Representatives, Ninety-ninth Congress, first session, June 24, 1985, Toms River, NJ.

by United States. Congress. House. Select Committee on Aging. Subcommittee on Retirement Income and Employment.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New Jersey.
    • Subjects:
    • Veterans -- Medical care -- New Jersey.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF27.5 .A374 1985
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 130 p.
      Number of Pages130
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2343669M
      LC Control Number86600993


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