The Oregon Health Plan economic impact analysis for the employer mandate
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Published by National Economic Research Associates, Inc. in Los Angeles .
Written in English



  • Oregon.,
  • Oregon


  • Insurance, Health -- Economic aspects -- Oregon,
  • Insurance, Health -- Oregon -- Statistics

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Edition Notes

Other titlesOregon Health Plan employer mandate economic impacts
Statementpresented by National Economic Research Associates.
ContributionsNational Economic Research Associates., Oregon. Office of the Health Plan Administrator.
LC ClassificationsRA413.5.U6 O7355 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 148 p. :
Number of Pages148
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL938239M
LC Control Number95622142

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