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Contracting-out health care services: a conceptual framework

  • Vining, Aidan R.
  • Globerman, Steven

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Health Policy.

Volume (Year): 46 (1999)
Issue (Month): 2 (January)
Pages: 77-96

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Handle: RePEc:eee:hepoli:v:46:y:1999:i:2:p:77-96
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