Health policy for low-income people in Florida
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Published by Urban Institute, Assessing the New Federalism in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


  • Poor -- Medical care -- Florida.,
  • Medical policy -- Florida.,
  • Decentralization in government -- Florida.

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Edition Notes

StatementDebra J. Lipson, Stephen Norton, Lisa Dubay.
SeriesState reports
ContributionsNorton, Stephen A., Dubay, Lisa C., Assessing the New Federalism (Program), Urban Institute.
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 63 p. ;
Number of Pages63
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16621207M

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