Long-Term Care Insurance Improvement and Accountability Act hearing before the Committee on Labor and Human Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred Second Congress, second session, on S. 2141, to amend the Public Health Service Act to improve the quality of long-term care insurance through the establishment of federal standards, and for other purposes, April 29, 1992. by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Labor and Human Resources.

Cover of: Long-Term Care Insurance Improvement and Accountability Act | United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Labor and Human Resources.

Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office in Washington .

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  • Insurance, Long-term care -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Insurance, Health -- Law and legislation -- United States

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SeriesS. hrg. ;, 102-879
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LC ClassificationsKF26 .L27 1992i
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 69 p. :
Number of Pages69
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Open LibraryOL1471912M
ISBN 100160396425
LC Control Number93134895
OCLC/WorldCa27748120

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