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Allegations of waste, fraud, and abuse in pharmaceutical pricing

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.

Allegations of waste, fraud, and abuse in pharmaceutical pricing

financial impacts on federal health programs and the federal taxpayer : hearing before the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, February 9, 2007

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Prescription pricing -- Corrupt practices -- United States,
  • Drugs -- Prices -- United States,
  • Waste in government spending -- United States

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 186 p. :
    Number of Pages186
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14562060M
    ISBN 100160790646
    ISBN 109780160790645
    OCLC/WorldCa162126407


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