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Measuring financial protection in health in the United States


  • Waters, Hugh R.
  • Anderson, Gerard F.
  • Mays, Jim


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  • Waters, Hugh R. & Anderson, Gerard F. & Mays, Jim, 2004. "Measuring financial protection in health in the United States," Health Policy, Elsevier, vol. 69(3), pages 339-349, September.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:hepoli:v:69:y:2004:i:3:p:339-349

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